Friday, May 05, 2006

The Post and Courier | | News | Charleston, SC-Aquarium in black in 2005

The Post and Courier | | News | Charleston, SC: "Aquarium in black in 2005
Grant, volunteers, bankers help attraction that suffered $1.1 million loss year before

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.'"

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