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The Air Zoo’s new Community Access Membership program helps drive reach and impact for families receiving EBT and WIC assistance in Southwest Michigan

The team at the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Center is proud to announce an exciting addition to their Community Access Programming. The new Community Access Membership (CAM) program, which has been in the works since November of 2021, will officially launch on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. This extension of the Air Zoo’s current Museum’s For All  admission program will further support access to history, aerospace, and STEAM-based, hands-on educational opportunities to... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Tuesday, May 31, 2022
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The Air Zoo's Fund Your Favorite restoration campaign soars toward the finish line with announcement of two major gifts

In April, the Air Zoo announced a massive fundraising competition to complete the restoration of the Douglas SBD-2P Dauntless (Bu. No. 2173) and the F-117 Nighthawk Shaba (tail number 817) in 2021. In just two short months, the museum’s donors stepped up to the challenge and raised nearly $10,000 towards the completion of the restoration of these historic aircraft.   Fueled by the energy in the community, the Tyler Little Family Foundation joined in the cause and pledged an... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Thursday, Jun 10, 2021
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A message of support

This has been a very difficult statement to write as we struggle to find words that feel supportive enough, that communicate the essential need for change and that convey our intent to be part of that change. As places of learning and growth, we know that museums must not stand separate from the inequities that plague our nation. At the Air Zoo, we stand with our Black colleagues, community and partners who are demanding racial equality. As an institution, we stand ready to listen and to learn... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Friday, Jun 5, 2020
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