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:: Armand Zigahn - Sports / Education - 2004

Armand Zigahn   Armand "Zig" Zigahn (Sports and Education) is best known to the dive community as the Founder, Trustee, and Executive Director of Beneath the Sea, the largest consumer dive and travel show in America (Beneath the Sea recently celebrated its 29th year in March 2005 when, with the help of 100 volunteers and 30 Managers and Directors and some 10,000 attendees). An enthusiastic scuba diver, Armand Zigahn founded The Scuba Sport Rites Club in 1975. With those members as his working base of volunteers, he then founded Beneath the Sea. Later, with his wife, Joann Zigahn, he co-founded Ocean Pals, the children's environmental education section of Beneath the Sea. The Women Diver's Hall of Fame also began its life as a part of Beneath the Sea with Armand Zigahn as one of its Founders. He is an auxiliary Board Member of The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences and a charter member of DEMA.

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