Grant, volunteers, bankers help attraction that suffered $1.1 million loss year before
BY KYLE STOCK
The Post and Courier
The South Carolina Aquarium got out of the red in 2005 for the first time in its history, thanks to a $500,000 donation, matching debt-forgiveness from its lenders and a cadre of volunteers who helped cut expenses.
'We're really talking about a huge turnaround,' said Chairman Jerry Zucker. 'It was a stellar year. ... We're pretty much home free from here if we just do the basic things well.'"