New Orleans, LA, August 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Responding to a challenge from Audubon Nature Institute staff, President and CEO Ron Forman
and members of the organization’s executive management team took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a big way Tuesday morning, standing beneath the giant White Gator inside Audubon Zoo’s Cool Zoo splash park as 400 gallons of water rained down on them.Please click here to watch video.
At the conclusion of the second of two soakings, Forman issued a challenge to two of his contemporaries: Nick Mueller, President and CEO of the National World War II Museum and Bob Becker, CEO of New Orleans City Park.
Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Center for the Research of Endangered Species, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park.