Corvias sponsors 2019 Family Membership Days at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center & Aquarium

Corvias sponsors 2019 Family Membership Days at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center & Aquarium

NEWPORT, R.I. – July 2, 2019 – Save The Bay is pleased to announce Corvias as a primary 2019 Exploration Center and Aquarium sponsor, underwriting the cost of admission for Save The Bay family members for the year. Annually, Save The Bay welcomes more than 25,000 visitors to the interactive, hands-on marine science center that not only provides thousands of schoolchildren with K-12 programming all year long, but connects visitors of all ages with Narragansett Bay, with its one-of-a-kind, sustainable collection of more than 40 local species.

“Save The Bay has been a critical force in protecting Narragansett Bay,” said Corvias Founder John Picerne. “The work they do supporting the resiliency of Narragansett Bay aligns with our Giving Back and upstream environmental cleaning mission. We enthusiastically support the educational goals of the Exploration Center and Aquarium.”

“Our members are the lifeblood of Save The Bay,” said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone. “We are so grateful to Corvias for their commitment to community and education, and for making it possible to thank our family members with free admission to the Exploration Center and Aquarium.”

The Exploration Center and Aquarium is located in the Easton’s Beach Rotunda at 175 Memorial Blvd. in Newport, Rhode Island. The center is open daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Memorial Day -Labor Day. General admission to the Aquarium is $8; $7 for seniors and college students with ID; and free for children under 3 and, thanks to Corvias, Save The Bay Family Members. The Exploration Center and Aquarium also offers free general admission to all military and first responders with current ID, as well as a reduced admission of $7 for their guests. For more information about the Exploration Center and Aquarium, visit savebay.org/aquarium or call 401-324-6020.

About Corvias: “As a privately-owned company headquartered in East Greenwich, R.I., Corvias partners with higher education and government institutions nationwide to solve their most essential systemic problems and create long-term, sustainable value through our unique approach to partnership. We pursue the kinds of partnerships that materially and sustainably improve the quality of life for the people who call our communities home, purposefully choosing to partner with organizations who share our values and whose mission is to serve as the foundational blocks, or pillars, of our nation. To learn more, please visit: www.corvias.com.”

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About Save The Bay: Founded in 1970, Save The Bay is currently celebrating 50 years of advocacy, education, and restoration efforts in its mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay and its watershed. An 18-month celebration marks the anniversary with special events and a capital campaign to unite the community and lay the foundation for Save The Bay’s continued work toward a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to everyone and globally recognized as an environmental treasure.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.

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