“Today is an historic day for us,” said Dr. Kumar Mahadevan, president and CEO of Mote Marine Laboratory. “Mote Marine was started a few blocks from here, in Placida Harbor.”
Dignitaries such as Former First Lady Laura Bush, former CIA Director Porter Goss, former U.S. Representative Andy Ireland, former U.S. Senator Connie Mack and several other acting legislative officials were present at the ribbon-cutting.
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