Tag: Mermaid Ball
Join Us for the Tenth Annual Mermaid Ball
It is that time of year again! For the past ten years our wonderful staff and volunteers have planned and organized the Mermaid Ball. Along with the generous donations and support from our community and sponsors, we have been able to raise funds to rehabilitate our seal and turtle patients back into nature. The event […]
Making a SPLASH at the 9th Annual Mermaid Ball!
Friday, August 12 was our 9th Annual Mermaid Ball, a mermaid-themed masquerade gala with an exciting costume contest and a great silent auction, hosted by motivational speaker Loretta LaRoche. This night is the stunning result of a long time’s planning by the Mermaid Ball Committee, consisting of NMLC board and staff members, volunteers, and interns. Our numerous generous sponsors, especially IBEW 104, […]
Mermaid Ball Auction Highlight: Martha’s Vineyard Get-Away
You have the unique opportunity to snag an extraordinary get-away to some of the most exclusive spots on Martha’s Vineyard! Enjoy the beautiful waters of Nantucket Sound with a round trip for two to Martha’s Vineyard on board the Hy-Line ferry. Live it up with two rounds (2 Days of golf for 2 people) of golf at the exclusive 4.5 star-rated […]
Mermaid Ball MC: Loretta LaRoche
Our ninth annual Mermaid Ball is coming up fast! We are excited to announce that the lovely Loretta LaRoche will be hosting our guests at this years mermaid-centered gala of Friday, August 12, 2016. LaRoche, a Mass General advisory council member, is an all around inspiration and joy. She uses great humor to manage a stressful […]
Dive into the Mermaid Ball
Mermaids have attracted much attention across the centuries, from fantastical Greek mythology, powerful nautical superstitions, and even a beloved Disney princess. Easily recognizable as humans with a fishtail, they are closely associated with other marine animals, like turtles and dolphins, but especially manatees/dugongs. Some were even believed to have lured travel-weary sailors to shipwreck with beautiful songs. […]
Mermaid Ball Spotlight: Our New Auctioneer
This year we’d like to welcome Bill Murphy to our team. Bill is the president of the Cape Cod Charitable FunRaisers. He founded the organization in 1994 with the desire to plan and present events for nonprofit organizations. Some of these have included Roll the Rock, Summerfest, The Night of Gratitude, and the Holiday Season […]
Get Your Masquerade On!
The day we have all been waiting for is soon to arrive…the 2015 Mermaid Ball is next Friday! For the past three months, I’ve been dreaming about mermaids, glittery centerpieces, and beautiful gowns and I cannot wait to see how it all turns out. This year’s Mermaid Ball is unlike any other because it is themed […]
The Call of the Wild
Hi, my name is Kaila and I’m calling from the National Marine Life Center in Buzzards Bay. Is there a manager available that I can speak with? At this point, I’ve memorized the precise words to say. I know exactly how to call a business, ask for the manager, intrigue them with a description of the […]
Mermaid Ball Committee Co-Chairs: Our Three Leading Ladies!
Mermaids and Mermen, I present to you our 2015 Mermaid Ball Co-Chairs: Lorna Ciavola, Christine Bruno, and Ashley Bolbrock! Like the saying goes, all good things come in threes, and we can’t wait to see the success of this magnificent trio. Over the past week I’ve been lucky enough to chat with these ladies and […]
Polish Up Your Flippers, It’s Mermaid Ball Planning Time!
After many years of wishing upon shooting stars and tossing pennies in fountains, my dream of becoming a mermaid is finally coming true. Thanks to my summer internship with the National Marine Life Center, I am officially a member of the 2015 Mermaid Ball Committee! As a public outreach intern, I have been given the […]