Tuesday, July 1, 2008

“Stop That Germ!” Set for Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, July 12

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu
“Stop That Germ!” Set for Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, July 12

Elizabeth City, NC — Port Discover’s July Second Saturday Science is “Stop that Germ!”, Saturday, July 12, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Through hands-on demonstrations, Dr. Huyla Coker, Director of the ECSU/UNC Pharmacy Partnership Program, will show children how antibiotics work on infections and what they can do to stay healthy.

Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Reservations are required. Programs are scheduled for 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Second Saturday Science programs are geared toward elementary school aged children. Please call 252-338-6117 for registration.

Port Discover is located at 613 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit www.PortDiscover.org

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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