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Winner named in ‘Name the Dolphin’ contest

October 16, 2013
Pine Island Eagle

Island DeCor & More in Matlacha sponsored a "Name the Dolphin Coloring Contest" for Captain Jack Boat Tours. The first place prize was a boat tour for six. Captain Jack and Captain Cathy chose the winning name: Dolafina!

There we so many excellent entries that Island DeCor also issued nine gift certificates for a 2nd Place, two 3rd place, three Honorable Mentions and two Most Creative. The children were all so excited.

The winner was Aedan Whately of Matlacha. Whately, who was accompanied by his family: mom, Susan; fad, Kim; brother, Kimbell; and sister, Kate.

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Aedan Whately won the “Name the Dolphin Coloring Contest at Island DeCor & More.

Aedan is 7 years old, lives in Matlacha and attends Pine Island Elementary School.

He used vivid colors and glitter to decorate the picture. When asked how he came up with the name, Dolafina, he said, "I wanted the name to have some part of dolphin and something to do with a girl."

He spends 40 minutes at the end of each school day doing art projects. His teacher gives him ideas to get started. At home he spends his free time doing art projects and playing video games. He just finished a church bird house and he even put glitter on the roof.

Captain Jack Boat Tours is committed to providing eco-friendly dolphin and manatee nature tours in Matlacha and Pine Island. Call 239-283-8080 to set up a tour.



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