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Media Contact: Jeff Stanford, 407.514.2145 (O), 407.421.8988 (C), Mark Schaub, 407.514.2027 (O), 407.900.

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Fun is Par for the Course When You Drive for Science
30th Annual Cosmic Golf Challenge to Benefit Orlando Science Center
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Grand Cypress Golf Club, Lake Buena Vista 11:30 a.m. Registration 1 p.m. Shotgun Start 6 p.m. Dinner in St. Andrews Ballroom | Raffle Prizes Distributed 6:45 p.m. Awards Presentation & Grand Raffle Prize Drawings ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2013) The Orlando Science Center is proud to announce its annual Cosmic Golf Challenge at the Grand Cypress Golf Club on Thursday, March 28. Sponsored by Bright House Networks and Cisco Systems, the event returns for its 30th year with proceeds supporting Orlando Science Center and its educational programs. During the Cosmic Golf Challenge, corporate teams and individual players will come together to swing for science over 18 holes of four-person scramble tournament play. The Grand Cypress Golf Clubs New Course and South/East Course will both be open to golfers. Players will enjoy lunch, dinner, an awards ceremony, prize drawings and more. Many sponsor-level opportunities are also available from hole sponsors to food-and-beverage sponsors to help raise funds for the event. This year, hole-in-one prizes include the chance to win a car from Don Reid Ford and an 8-day golf trip for two to Hawaii. Participants can also purchase raffle tickets for exciting prizes like a Stay & Play at the Grand Cypress Golf Club, tickets to SeaWorld and a garage makeover from the Container Store. Two Orlando Predator Prowler Dancers will be on hand selling raffle tickets as well as participating in photo ops and meet-and-greets with guests. For almost three decades, Bright House Networks has helped raise vital funds for Orlando Science Center through events like the Cosmic Golf Challenge. Their participation helps the Science Center achieve its goal: to inspire science learning for life for the 385,000 guests it sees annually. Funds raised through the Cosmic Golf Challenge support the education programs that encourage children to explore the world around them through science. The live programming and exhibit experiences that result spark childrens curiosity and encourage them to see the impact that science, technology, engineering and math have on their lives and future career opportunities. The Cosmic Golf Challenge is open to the public. Foursomes and individual spots are still available. Fees are $2,000 for a foursome and $550 for a single player. Your registration includes lunch, dinner, cart rental and 18 holes of golf. For more information or to register, please contact Kathy Lopus at 407-514-2233 or More information on the 30th Annual Cosmic Golf Challenge can be found at CONTINUED

Media Contact: Jeff Stanford, 407.514.2145 (O), 407.421.8988 (C), Mark Schaub, 407.514.2027 (O), 407.900.6275 (C), For high resolution photos of last years event, please visit the following Dropbox link: ABOUT BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California. Bright House Networks serves more than 2.4 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. The company also offers a full suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, please visit ( ABOUT CISCO Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. For ongoing news, please go to ABOUT ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER Located in Orlando, Fla., interactive learning and discovery await within the Science Centers hundreds of exhibits, programs, labs, films and planetarium shows. The Science Center provides educational opportunities both within and outside its walls including field trips, family science nights at schools and community centers, and other outreach. Orlando Science Center's mission is to inspire science learning for life. The Science Center strives to create lasting impacts on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to develop the next generation of creative innovators to fuel the global economy. Fully accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Science Center ranks as the most popular museum destination in the region. Having served more than four million people and provided field trip experiences to more than 800,000 school children since the current facility debuted in 1997, the Science Center offers rich resources for lifelong learning. Visit for more information. #OSC#