OMSI TO BREAK GROUND ON COASTAL DISCOVERY CENTER IN NEWPORT
Museum to host special private ceremony at the site on April 12
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry will be breaking-ground on its new residential camp facility, the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray (CDC) in Newport. The CDC will serve over 5,000 family visitors annually and create a permanent home for OMSI’s marine science program through outdoor science school, science classes, summer residential camps, and family camps. The camp is scheduled to open in April 2016.
The event will feature a self-guided tour for guests to explore the 20-acre site, include special remarks from OMSI President Nancy Stueber, notable elected officials and community partners, and close with a VIP reception at Rogue Brewery.
OMSI President Nancy Stueber, Oregon State Senator Arnie Roblan, Newport Mayor Sandy Roumagoux, Lincoln County Commissioner Bill Hall, and other honorable dignitaries will participate in a brief groundbreaking shovel ceremony. There will be opportunities for photographs during the tour and ceremony.
WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 2015
10 – 11 AM: Self-guided site tour (meet at Rogue Brewery)
10:30 AM: Official groundbreaking shovel ceremony and remarks
11 AM – 12 PM: Reception at Rogue Brewery
WHERE: Rogue Brewery
748 SW Bay Blvd
South Beach, OR 97366
OMSI Coastal Discovery Center
3400 SW Abalone Street
South Beach, OR 97365