Fourth annual Night on the Sound to be held Oct. 20

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The Port Royal Sound Foundation will host its fourth annual “Night on the Sound” on Oct. 20. The foundation’s signature event has featured guests such as Philippe Cousteau, Dr. Bob Ballard and Jack Hanna. David Gallo, American oceanographer and explorer, will be the speaker at this year’s event. Gallo previously worked as the Director of Special Projects at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He currently serves as Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives at the Center for Climate and Life of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. This annual event includes cocktails, dinner, live entertainment and a silent auction.

General Admission tickets, including cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and seated dinner with presentation are $250. A limited number of VIP tickets, including a 90-minute cruise on the Chechessee River with guest speaker, cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and seated dinner with presentation, are available for $750.

The Port Royal Sound Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is dedicated to the betterment and conservation of the waters and lands of our unique salt marsh ecosystem that is the Port Royal Sound estuary system. Their mission is to advance the awareness of Port Royal Sound as a unique ecosystem that contributes to the environmental, cultural and economic well-being of our area, the region and the Atlantic Ocean.

For more information, please contact Alicia Powell at 843-645-7774  ext. 204 or email at

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