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UDC to fete river valley honorees


April 3, 2013

UPPER DELAWARE VALLEY — The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) will honor individuals and organizations that have enhanced the quality of life or protected the resources of the Upper Delaware River Valley at its 25th annual awards ceremony on Sunday, April 28. Reservations at $27 per person are due by April 19 for the banquet, which will take place at The Lackawaxen Inn, 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen, PA. Seating is open.

Historian George J. Fluhr of Shohola, PA will offer an address, “UDC: A Quarter-Century of Partnership,” at prior to the presentation of awards. There will also be special greetings and a souvenir item offered to commemorate the 25-year milestone.

The UDC will present the Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Peter Kolesar and James A. Serio for their volunteer research and advocacy to develop a protocol for increased coldwater releases to improve the habitat for Upper Delaware River fisheries.

Jerold Yavarkovsky of Lake Huntington, NY will receive the volunteer award.

Go to www.upperdelawarecouncil.org for a list of all of the awards and information about reservations.