Winter Has Hope #DolphinTale2

Senior trainer Abby with Winter and Hope

Did you know that Dolphin Tale 2 the movie is coming out September 12th?  I had the honor to be invited to a press junket this weekend in Tampa.  I'm still waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me it was all a dream. We started the weekend with a family trip to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a behind the scenes tour of the facility.  During the tour, David Yates (CEO of the aquarium) sat down with us to tell us the story of Winter, Hope, and the Dolphin Tale movies.  We also got to talk with one of the senior dolphin trainers, Abby Stone.  Both of these individuals shared with us why Winter and Hope are inspirational to so many people and how the aquarium continues to work in the local community to protect the wildlife. David started by sharing with us that the aquarium has actually been around since the early 70's in it's current location.  Did you know that the aquarium use to be a waste water treatment facility?  The primary mission of the aquarium has always been ... [ Read More ]

First Look – Dolphin Tale 2 Gavin DeGraw Featurette

The team behind Dolphin Tale 2 (coming to theaters September 12th) have just released a brand new video featuring the theme song from the movie and some never before seen scenes.  I actually got a sneak peek at the video on Wednesday but was sworn to secrecy!  I haven't been able to get Gavin DeGraw's, You Got Me, out of my head all day!  I hope you enjoy it.... Would you like to win an MP2 iTunes gift of Gavin's new song?  Leave a comment on this post and let me know why you're excited to go see Dolphin Tale 2.  I'll select a winner on 8/15 and announce it here! Be on the lookout for more fun as we approach the release date of Dolphin Tale 2.  I'm a blogger ambassador for the movie and will be sharing more information as we lead up to the movie. ... [ Read More ]