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Turtles Fly Too with Dave Dinneen

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Date:
November 9, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm

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Massachusettsv Air and Space Museum
434 Main Street
Hyannis, Ma.
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Did You Know That Some Turtles Actually Fly?

Free to the Public

Join Dave Dinneen as he presents Turtles Fly Too On Thursday, November 9th at Starting at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00)

Annually, sea turtles migrating south for the winter get caught in the arm of Cape Cod Bay, causing them to be confused and become cold stunned. This requires rescue and often rehabilitation. Come hear how the aviation community, along with the Turtles Fly Too organization and the New England Aquarium, assists in getting these denizens of the sea back to a safe and familiar environment.

David V. Dinneen is the Massachusetts Aviation Coordinator for Turtles Fly Too, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting endangered sea turtles as well as Aviation Coordinator for the Cape Cod Ocean Community, a non-profit and community-based organization, who work on facilitating shark surveillance testing projects. Dave is a Business Development Professional with Gale Associates based in Rockland, MA. Prior to starting at Gale in March 2020, Dave worked at Shoreline Aviation, a Fixed Based Operator as the airport manager. Dave served as Executive Director of Massachusetts Airport Management Association (MAMA) from 2009- 2020, Prior to joining Shoreline, Dave along with his sister, Kelley Dinneen owned and operated KING Aviation Mansfield in Mansfield, MA from 1991- 2015. He was the airport manager and CEO of KING. Today, Dave sits on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Airport Management Association, Treasurer of the Aero Club of New England and is Chairman of the Waterways Commission for the Town of Scituate. Dave is an airport management, operations, and development business leader, who passionately advocates and educates the public and decision makers about how general aviation impacts everyday like in the United States. Location: Museum’s Rear Entrance, North Street Parking Lot Rear of 438 Main St. Hyannis – Museum Will Not Be Open During Event For more information contact: Keith Young – (508) 423-2023 or kyoung@massairspace.org

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