December 28, 2012 – Have you ever heard of a CMU? A Concrete Masonry Unit is a block that can be lifted by an individual and easily placed to become a part of a much larger wall of a building…
November 27, 2012 – Today, Aquarius Aquarium Institute founders Tom and Aletha Lang visited Edison High School students in west Fresno to answer questions regarding the students’ design for the Fresno Aquarium.
September 2, 2012 – Thanks to the generosity of our Charter Members, donors and sponsors, and especially to a $12,000 dedicated gift from Tessa and Nick Cavelletto, our structural engineer. Bob Parrish, PE of Parrish Hansen, Incorporated has completed the structural plans for the Phase One basement of the Fresno Aquarium.
August 11, 2012 – Work continues to progress on the structural engineering for Phase One of the Fresno Aquarium. After great meetings with Bob Parrish, PE of Parrish Hansen Incorporated, a local Clovis-based engineering firm, detailed final designs for the basement portion of Phase One are anticipated to be completed this month.
One of our favorite annual fundraisers is our fireworks stand in front of the Dante Club just down the street from the site of the future Fresno Aquarium on North Grantland Avenue.
April 7, 2012 – Aquarius Aquarium Institute’s 10th anniversary Earth Day Run for the Reef presented by Netafim USA to support the Fresno Aquarium project is coming up on April 21, 2012 starting behind Edwards Cinemas at the Shops at River Park in Fresno.
December 29, 2011 – Thanks to numerous generous end-of-year tax-deductible donations to our Building Fund in the 4th quarter of 2011, including a $12,000 gift from Nick and Tessa Cavelletto of Chowchilla, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) Aquarius Aquarium Institute has now raised enough to pay for the engineering and a complete set of plans to be created by Bob Parrish of Parrish Hansen, Incorporated for our Phase One Fresno Aquarium building designed by architect Arthur Dyson, AIA.
December 16, 2011 – We are now accepting $250pp double occupancy deposits for our upcoming fundraiser cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas (above) sailing January 27 – February 3, 2013. While it’s cold and foggy in Fresno, we will being visiting (and snorkeling) Roatan, Belize and Cozumel – home to some of the most spectacular sea creatures in the Caribbean!