September 24, 2018

Aquarium receives generous gift

TAMPA – The largest single philanthropic gift the Florida Aquarium has ever received will help them grow and fund an expansion that will create opportunities for businesses and education.

The Florida Aquarium leadership team, along with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other city and county officials, will be present for the acceptance of this gift. 

The donation comes at a time of great economic uncertainty, and Aquarium officials say it will help contribute to a plan to create education and change exhibit and conference/event space with a physical growth of 50,000-square-feet.

The donation will be presented at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday at the