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Guy Harvey presents $75,000 check to SC Aquarium

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Marine wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey visited the Lowcountry Saturday.

He presented the South Carolina Aquarium with a $75,000 check on behalf of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.

The funds for the grant came from royalty sales of the Guy Harvey South Carolina Education Lottery ticket.

The money will help fund Shark Shallows, the aquarium's new interactive experience, which features sharks native to the South Carolina coast.It is expected to open in the spring.

After he left the aquarium, Harvey celebrated the opening of the new Palmetto Moon store at Town Centre.

He met with customers, signed autographs and posed for pictures.

Customers also had the chance to win an original Guy Harvey painting valued at $12,000.

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