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“Vicious Fishes & Other Riches!” Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Welcomes Back “Amazon Voyage” Exhibition for Final Show at Current Location

Bilingual, Interactive Exhibition Returns October 2014

In fall 2005, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science opened “AmazonVoyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches.” The exhibition had been the brainchild of Sean Duran, the Museum’s vice president of exhibition and design, who had earned a highly competitive National Science Foundation grant for its development. Now, nine years later, nearly 2 million museum visitors in three countries, including 19 cities from Portland, Oregon to London, England, have experienced the wonder and perils of the mighty Amazon, making this remarkable exhibition the most successful ever generated by the Museum. “Amazon Voyage” has now returned home to be the final exhibition ever before the Museum moves to its spectacular new building in the heart of downtown Miami.

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National "Green Kids" Winners Announced in People & Planet Small Business Contest

$5,000 Prize Awarded to Three Companies in California, Minnesota and Rhode Island

Three small business winners were announced for Green America’s quarterly “People & Planet Award,” which recognizes innovative small U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. This round of the awards focused on small green businesses that specialize in products or services for raising “green kids.”

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A "Macabre Wedding" Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Callaway Gardens

Overnight or Dinner-Only Options for October Event

Add a little scare to your October as Halloween approaches.  Bring your detective skills and appetite to Callaway Gardens on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with a twist.  This year’s dinner features a “Macabre Wedding.”  Those not faint of heart will put their own powers of aura perception to the test to determine who would commit such a dastardly deed.

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How to have a Budget and Eco-friendly Wedding

As we are now less than 90 days from our own wedding, I thought I would share ways to save money and be eco-friendly for your wedding. I hired a wedding planner who specializes in budget weddings (BEST IDEA I HAVE EVER HAD!). I have learned a few things along the way. These are the ways I’ve found to save money, to be environmentally friendly or both.

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Parents Overwhelmingly Support Fruits and Vegetables in School Meals

Statement by United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel

United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel issued this statement in response to a national poll of parents’ opinions of school lunch standards released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the American Heart Association. 

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Innovative Project Learning Garden expands nationwide

Project Learning Garden from Captain Planet FoundationCaptain Planet Foundation's (www.captainplanetfoundation.org) innovative Project Learning GardenTM provides schools with strategies for building effective and sustainable garden-based learning programs.  By the end of 2014, the program will have 110 Project Learning Garden schools in its hometown of Atlanta (Atlanta Public Schools and Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett Public School Systems) and 10 schools in a pilot program in Ventura County, Calif.   

The goal of Project Learning Garden is to integrate school gardens with core subject lessons, connect gardens to school cafeterias, help students develop an affinity for nature and an early palate for fruits and vegetables, and increase teacher capacity for providing project-based learning for students.  

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