By Jacque’line Wright, Newport Aquarium PR Aide
The Globetrotters presented Paula and Speckles with personalized jerseys and a miniature basketball.
After posing for pictures with the Globetrotters, the penguins got to visit with Lauren Hill, the renowned 19-year-old college basketball player with terminal brain cancer, who who sat courtside at the afternoon game.
For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit NewportAquarium.com or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).
Newport Aquarium, the No. 1 aquarium in the country according to USA Today’s 10Best.com, has showcased thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water since 1999. Named a top U.S. aquarium by US City Traveler in 2014 and by Travel Channel in 2013, Newport Aquarium is a Herschend Family Entertainment company and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Newport Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year and is located across the Ohio River from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.
One Aquarium Way | Newport, KY 41071 | 859-261-7444