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Simply Sustainable Seafood Event Set to Raise Funds for ExplorOcean on World Oceans Day

Local Ocean Literacy Educational Program Hosts Tasting and Expert Panel Discussion

NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- ExplorOcean, a non-profit ocean literacy center, has organized a fun afternoon event to raise support and awareness of its educational programs for school-age children. Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood will be held Sunday, June 8, to coincide with the nationally celebrated World Oceans Day, and will feature a seafood tasting, live entertainment, ocean-themed activities for children, and an interactive panel discussion.

The mission of ExplorOcean is to inspire, educate and engage the explorer within through interactive ocean literacy-based experiences grounded in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) -- programs and curriculum. Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood will be open to all ages, and will celebrate the diversity of the ocean's life and ecosystems with a focus on sustainability.

"At the Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood event, we will teach students and their parents what seafood sustainability really means," says Wendy Marshall, Ed.D., director of education and public programs for ExplorOcean. "We hope by the end of the event, everyone there will understand the difference between wild-caught vs. farm-raised seafood and which options are available for their family tables."

In addition to the interactive panel, the Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood event will include children's ocean-themed activities and eco-friendly home goods available for purchase. Tickets to attend the event are $25 for members, and $35 for non-members. Attendees will be treated to appetizers, drinks and desserts as well as take part in a seafood tasting.

Event Details:

What:
Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood on World Oceans Day

When:
Sunday, June 8, 3 - 6 p.m.

3 p.m. Interactive Sustainable Seafood Panel Discussion
Featured Speakers: Debbie Johnson, director and administrative officer for Catalina Sea Ranch, LLC, Wendy Marshall, director of education and public programs at ExplorOcean, and Terese Pearson, owner and operator, Pearson's Port Newport Beach, CA

4 p.m. Seafood Tasting

Where:
ExplorOcean in the Steele Model Pavilion

Tickets:
$25 for members
$35 for non-members
$5 for children 10 and under
Purchase tickets online at www.explorocean.org or at the door.

RSVP:
Email rsvp@explorocean.org or call (949) 675-8915

Sponsorship Opportunities
ExplorOcean is asking restaurants, sommeliers, ecologists and seafood producers to sponsor the panel and the food and beverages for the event. Those interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Veronica Ducic at ExplorOcean at (949) 675-8915 or vducic@explorocean.org.

For more information about ExplorOcean's K-12 ocean literacy educational programs, year round camps, adult programming, and the Simply Sensational Sustainable Seafood event, please visit www.ExplorOcean.org.

ABOUT EXPLOROCEAN: ExplorOcean, America's premier ocean literacy center, offers a world-class ocean literacy platform and cultural destination where visitors can immerse themselves in interactive exhibitions devised to develop the curious explorer within. ExplorOcean's high quality programs which are grounded in the seven principles of ocean literacy and in STEM content include single day camps, multi-day camps, classes, monthly lectures and an impressive underwater robotics program developed by the director of education, Dr. Wendy Marshall. Headquartered on the Balboa Peninsula between the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the bustling Newport Harbor, the center's nearly two-acre location is the perfect place for people of all ages to learn about the seven seas. For more information about ExplorOcean, please visit www.ExplorOcean.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Leslie Licano
Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc.
949.733.8679 x 101
leslie@beyondfifteen.com

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