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Birdies For Charity

Birdies For Charity

AquaJax is proud to partner with THE PLAYERS in its Birdies for Charity Program.

Here’s your chance to win $5,000 while supporting AquaJax!

Here’s how to play.

1) Make a donation (minimum $20) to AquaJax via the Birdies for Charity program
2) Take a guess at how many birdies will be made at the 2015 PLAYERS Championship. A tie-breaker question will also be asked. (Get helpful hints.)
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AquaJax recognized as 501(c)(3) by IRS


January 22, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – AquaJax received approval from the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The designation allows AquaJax to grow and brings significant advantages to the group.

“Being recognized as a non-profit organization will greatly help us move forward and advance our goal of bringing a world-class aquarium to Jacksonville,” said George Harrell, AquaJax founder and president. “Now anyone wishing to donate to our efforts can be assured it is tax-deductible.” Continue reading

A Night Under the Sea Stars

Our Inaugural Fundraising Special Event

Pinned infoFebruary 28, 2015 – 6-10pm
Deep Blue Ultra Lounge at the Jacksonville Landing | Get Directions
$35 per person


A Night Under the Sea Stars invitationJoin us for our inaugural fundraising special event. It will be an evening of fun, food and great views of the St. Johns River. Proceeds from this event will help fund the Aquarium Feasibility Study.

  • Food and Drinks
  • Raffles
  • Silent Auctions
  • Entertainment

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One Spark 2014

AquaJax received a check for winning the most overall votes at the 2014 One Spark Festival.

AquaJax received a check for winning the most overall votes at the 2014 One Spark Festival.

Jacksonville, Fla. — AquaJax won first place in the Science Division at the 2014 One Spark Festival. It received the most votes overall among all the entries. We cannot thank the people of Jacksonville enough for the enormous outpouring of support we experienced during the five hectic days of One Spark. Continue reading