Golf with NFL legends while raising money for animal conservation at David Fulcher’s Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing

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NEWPORT, Ky. — Play a round of golf with former NFL All-Pros and Pro Bowlers  – while raising money for animal conservation – by registering for David Fulcher’s Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing on June 6 at Beckett Ridge Golf Club in West Chester, Ohio.

Now in its fifth year, David Fulcher’s Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing benefits the Green Bean on golf courseWAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium, with proceeds going toward the nonprofit organization’s conservation and education programs.

Fulcher, a three-time Pro Bowler and First-Team All-Pro safety and the leader of the Cincinnati Bengals’ famous “SWAT Team” defensive backfield on their 1988 Super Bowl team, is headlining the event and has invited a lineup of more than 20 celebrities to play with registered participants.

The list of Fulcher’s friends confirmed to play includes: Dave Lapham, Bengals radio analyst and longtime offensive lineman; Archie Griffin, former Bengal and two-time Heisman trophy winner from Ohio State University; Byron Larkin, Xavier University men’s basketball’s all-time leading scorer; and George Wilson, University of Cincinnati men’s basketball and NBA great.

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Here’s the list of confirmed celebrities.

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One celebrity will play with every foursome of golfers for a five-man scramble. All foursomes include 18 holes of golf with cart, access to the driving range prior to playing, lunch, hole contests, live animal encounters – including a visit from Paula the Penguin – and dinner upon completion.

Registration for David Fulcher’s Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing can be completed online at wavefoundation.org.

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The WAVE Foundation is an independent, educational non-profit organization at Newport Aquarium, which strives to excite, engage and educate the community about aquatic life and the importance of conservation. Its programming initiatives exist in three core areas: education, conservation and volunteerism. WAVE provides unique education curriculum and experiences for students of all ages; supports and provides leadership in local, national and global conservation efforts; and has a vibrant volunteer program with over 500 dedicated volunteers.

Facebook: Facebook.com/WaveFoundation | Instagram: @wavefoundation5

WAVE Foundation | One Aquarium Way | Newport, Ky. 41071
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Cincinnati Reds, Newport Aquarium team up for 2015

Top Tri-State attractions to offer exclusive penguin encounter, special promotions

Cincinnati Reds fans can see Paula the penguin at Great American Ball Park on April 12.

NEWPORT, Ky. — In time for Opening Day, Newport Aquarium and the Cincinnati Reds are teaming up to provide Reds Country with exclusive promotions, along with one very special animal encounter, throughout the 2015 baseball season.

This distinctive partnership will allow baseball fans and animal lovers of all ages to experience the thrills of two of Greater Cincinnati’s jewel attractions.

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Paula the penguin will deliver the game ball at Great American Ball Park during pregame ceremonies on April 12.

Paula the Penguin Game Ball Delivery: Newport Aquarium’s Paula the penguin will deliver the game ball to the Great American Ball Park pitcher’s mound during pregame festivities prior to the Reds’ afternoon matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 12, the first Sunday home game of the 2015 season. Following first pitch at 1:10 p.m., the famous African penguin will greet fans at the Kroger Fan Zone before participating in a Reds Heads Kids Club Q&A session at the Wiffle® ball field during the third inning.

Combo Ticket Nights: For select 2015 home games, a family of four can enjoy a trip to Newport Aquarium and a Cincinnati Reds game for as low as $100*. This combo includes a voucher for one general admission ticket to Newport Aquarium per each Reds game ticket. The combo is available for Reds home games on April 27, May 11, June 21, July 1, July 20, Aug. 4, Sept. 4 and Sept. 6. The Cincinnati Reds-Newport Aquarium combo ticket can be purchased online at reds.com/newportaquarium.

Annual Passholder Appreciation Nights: Newport Aquarium Annual Passholders can purchase Cincinnati Reds tickets at exclusive pricing during Annual Passholder Appreciation Games, which are May 11, June 21, July 20 and Sept. 4. Passholders can purchase these discounted tickets at reds.com/napassholders.

Newport Aquarium/Ride the Ducks Newport at Opening Day Parade: Newport Aquarium and Ride the Ducks Newport will be entry No. 106 of 200 in the 96th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on April 6. The parade is set to begin at noon near Findlay Market on Race Street in downtown Cincinnati. Newport Aquarium and Ride the Ducks Newport employees will be highly visible in a Cincinnati Reds-decorated Duck, an amphibious vehicle modeled after the famous World War II DUKW machine. Ride the Ducks Newport is scheduled to begin 2015 tours on April 10, weather permitting. Visit newportducks.com for the complete operating schedule.

For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit NewportAquarium.com or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).

(*Prices subject to change without notice)

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Newport Aquarium, voted the No. 1 aquarium in the country by USA Today’s 10Best.com in 2012, 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 and Destinations Travel Magazine in 2014, and also 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.

Find us on: Facebook.com/NewportAquarium | Twitter: @NewportAquarium

One Aquarium Way | Newport, KY 41071 | 859-261-7444
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Service Members Welcomed to Newport Aquarium on Memorial Day Weekend with Military Discounts; Summer Deals Announced

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NEWPORT, Ky. – In honor of Memorial Day weekend, Newport Aquarium is proud to welcome service members from all branches of the U.S. military to take advantage of the Aquarium’s military discounts.

All active or retired military, disabled veterans, military reservists, spouses and dependents can receive a $3-discount on admission to Newport Aquarium by showing a military ID at the ticket window. Dependent children can also receive a $2-discount on admission when accompanied by an adult with a military ID.

In addition to year-round military discounts, Newport Aquarium has offers sure to please everyone throughout the summer; from giant turtle encounters, to free admission for children, to Cincinnati Reds combo tickets.

Our VIP Bravo Experience allows guest to get up close and personal with our 650-pound Galapagos tortoise.

Our VIP Bravo Experience allows guest to get up close and personal with our 650-pound Galapagos tortoise.

VIP Bravo Experience: Beginning Tuesday, May 27, guests can purchase an exclusive behind-the-scenes encounter with Bravo, a 650-pound Galapagos tortoise and the largest turtle in the Midwest! This approximately 30-minute experience includes an educational behind-the-scenes tour of the both the aquarium and Bravo’s exhibit from an Animal Experience Specialist; an up-close-and-personal view of Bravo eating; and a complimentary photo while posing with Bravo taken from a professional photographer. VIP Bravo Experiences will be available for purchase for $60 and are limited to three tours of five people per day.

Summer Family Days presented by Pampers: Newport Aquarium is pleased to announce the return of Summer Family Days, when up to two kids (ages 2-12) get in free with each adult paying full price. This family-favorite offer will be available for purchase online only for visits between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. from May 26 through Aug. 29, Sundays through Fridays. This offer will be unavailable July 4 through July 6.
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Extended Summer Hours: From May 23 through Aug. 30, Newport Aquarium will be open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. http://www.newportaquarium.com/What-to-do-in-cincinnati.aspx

Artworks Cincinnati Mural: As part of Newport Aquarium’s 15-year anniversary celebration, high school students from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky will collaborate with Artworks Cincinnati starting in June on a summer-long project to design and produce a mural along the exterior Ohio riverside wall of Newport Aquarium. The mural will be pay reference to aquatic life exhibited at Newport Aquarium over the past 15 years, with a September expected completion date. http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/

15-Year Anniversary Time Capsule: To help commemorate its 15-year anniversary, Newport Aquarium will place a time capsule on exhibit in August. Facebook fans of Newport Aquarium will have opportunities throughout the summer to give suggestions on the time capsule’s contents before it goes on display for the next 10 years. Guests whom would like to be immortalized in the time capsule can email their photos taken while at Newport Aquarium. Those photos will be saved on a flash drive to go inside the capsule. Guests can send their photos to timecapsule@newportaquarium.com.

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Cincinnati Reds Combo Ticket: This summer, the Cincinnati Reds and Newport Aquarium are teaming up to provide discounted combo tickets. For select 2014 Reds home games, a family of four can enjoy Newport Aquarium and a Reds game for as low as $100. Every Reds game ticket sold includes a voucher for one general admission ticket to Newport Aquarium. http://www.newportaquarium.com/reds

For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit NewportAquarium.com or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).

*This special offer cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.

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Since 1999, 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. 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.

Find us on: Facebook.com/NewportAquarium | Twitter: @NewportAquarium

One Aquarium Way | Newport, KY 41071 | 859-261-7444
www.newportaquarium.com