The Winnick Family Foundation provided the $100,000 seed grant to fund the Noah’s Ark project. The Noah’s Ark exhibit is on the second floor of the 26,000-square-foot Winnick Hall built in 2004 with a $5-million grant from the Winnick Family Foundation.

LOS ANGELES CA – February 8, 2010 – More than 250,000 children have visited the Skirball Cultural Center’s most popular exhibit, Noah’s Ark, which opened less than three years ago on the second floor of spacious Winnick Hall on the main campus in Los Angeles.

Said Gary Winnick, chairman and CEO of Pacific Capital Group: “In less than a decade and a half, the Skirball Cultural Center has become one of the most prominent cultural venues in the United States and the most dynamic Jewish cultural center in Southern California. Its mission is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and America’s own democratic traditions.”

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iCrete offers worldwide some of its most capable and durable concrete mix designs – designs intended use in seawalls, roadways, bridge pilings, piers and locks that abut or cross vital waterways.

iCrete’s newest mixes are specially designed to withstand even the assault of a hostile saltwater environment and meet the lifespan and structural reliability standards set by mega-projects such as these.

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 4, 2010 – iCrete LLC, a clean technology leader and the world’s premier concrete technology company, announced today the introduction of a new family of advanced marine concretes.

Said iCrete’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Tom Schneider: “iCrete is pleased to offer worldwide some of its most capable and durable concrete mix designs – designs intended for the harshest marine environments on the planet.”

Seawater in constant motion provides a continuous chemical attack on materials, with weather extremes and the constant impact of waves and splash zones further worsening an already dynamic and corrosive environment. Construction of concrete seawalls, roadways, bridge pilings, piers and locks that abut or cross marine waterways encounter some of the toughest and most threatening conditions on the planet – and expectations for a service life that may extend a century or more.

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