2015 Thank you donors, volunteers, contributors, and collaborators!

Written by Tursiops. Posted in Thank You / Volunteer

Listed below are individuals/groups whose generosity helped sustain and improve the Cape Lookout Studies Program in 2015 by providing Toyoto Tacoma, air conditioner, boat fuel, boat lines, chest freezer, lumber, band saw, orbital sander, woodworking, drill bits, sand paper, flipper radiographs, float coat, safety masks, shade canopy, sperm whale tooth, stainless hardware, staples shopping spree, surgical gloves, vacuum cleaner, cleaning supplies, office supplies, photo paper, notebooks, printer ink, guest lecture, ladder, plane flights, lodging, food, drinks, whale cookies, XM Radio subscription, web hosting fees, web site maintenance, $11,839 in cash donations/grants and approximately 1,172 hours of volunteer time.  THANK YOU!!

Sincere thanks also go out to everyone who has an NC “Protect Wild Dolphins” special license plate which raised through Friends of the Museum a total of $10,320 in 2015.  The dolphins thank you too.

Congratulations and thanks to Kim Merrels, the 2015 recipient of the CLSP Outstanding Volunteer award.

Anna & Bud Doughton

Al Fitz


Ben Wunderly

Bobbi Wallinger

Carl Spangler

Carolina Cay Maritime Found.

Chris Konklin

Craig Gurganus

Craig Harms

David Osborne

Dennis Sorensen

Elizabeth Hanrahan

Historical Soc. of Topsail Isl.

Howard Lineberger

John Brearey

John Fussell

John Russell

Josh Summers

Julian Price Family Found.

Karen Altman

Keith Rittmaster

Kim Merrels

Logan Pallin

Lookout Foundation

Lora/Vic Fasolino

Lt. Terry Brown

Marbles Museum

Mary & Haywood Holderness

Mary Hunnings

Mabel Steepy

Nelson Owens

Ocracoke Alive

Pam Refosco

Patti Owens

Paul Nader

Paul Summers

Paula Dailey

Pricey Harrison

“Protect Wild Dolphins” license plates

Regina & Bruce McCutcheon

Rich Shapiro

Richard Meissner

Rocco Jaconis



Steve Hassenfelt

Sue Dayton

Suzanne and Vance Knight

Todd Sturgell

Verena Lawaetz

Vicki Szabo

Vicky Thayer

Wendy Merrill

Click here to visit our Thank You page – dedicated to the supporters, volunteers, backers and collaborators of the Cape Lookout Studies Program.

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