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Re: E-M:/ Call for Nominations to the first Sand Dune Defenders Hall of Fame due by April 5



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Enviro-Mich message from Mary Brown <mbrown@kalnet.net>
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Tanya - Lynn Jondahl is an obvious choice.

Mary Brown
On Monday, March 29, 2004, at 01:05 PM, Tanya Cabala wrote:

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> Enviro-Mich message from "Tanya Cabala" <tcabala@lakemichigan.org>
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> March 29, 2004
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> CONTACT:  	Tanya Cabala				
> 		Lake Michigan Federation
> 		(616) 850-0745
> 		tcabala@lakemichigan.org
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> News Release
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> Call for Nominations for First Sand Dune Defenders Hall of Fame
>
> The Lake Michigan Federation, a regional environmental organization 
> that works to protect Lake Michigan and its surrounding areas, is 
> calling for nominations for the first ever Sand Dune Defenders Hall of 
> Fame.  Induction in the Sand Dune Defenders Hall of Fame is a high 
> honor that recognizes persons that have made a significant and enduring 
> contribution to protection of the Lake Michigan coastal dune system.  
> The new Sand Dune Defenders Hall of Fame will honor former or current 
> activists, volunteers, government employees, elected officials, 
> authors, artists, and community leaders.
> According to the Federation's Michigan Director, Tanya Cabala, "Sand 
> dunes are one of the region's most appealing and fascinating natural 
> wonders.  Formed over thousands of years, the dunes are an important 
> part of our history and community life.   We are glad to begin this new 
> effort to honor those who have contributed to their protection."
> Nominations will be judged by an independent selection committee 
> recruited each year, composed of citizens with expertise in sand dune 
> ecology, history, or activism.  Members of the selection committee for 
> this year include:  Tom Anderson, Executive Director of the Save the 
> Dunes Council, Glen Chown, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse 
> Regional Land Conservancy, Charles Davis, President of Preserve the 
> Dunes, Dave Dempsey, author and Policy Advisor for the Michigan 
> Environmental Council, Christie Fox, Michigan Coastal Management 
> Program Project Manager, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, 
> Julie Stoneman, Executive Director of the Land Conservancy of West 
> Michigan, and Elizabeth Tillman-Brockwell, Visitor Center Director for 
> P. J. Hoffmaster State Park, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
> The first inductees for the new Sand Dune Hall of Fame will be 
> announced at the second annual Sand Dune Day, on May 19.  For more 
> information about the Hall of Fame, Sand Dune Day, or to obtain a 
> nomination form, contact Sara Urbanski at the Federation by at 
> surbanski@lakemichigan.org <mailto:surbanski@lakemichigan.org> or by 
> calling (616) 850-0745.  Forms need to be submitted to the Federation 
> office by April 5.
>
> Tanya Cabala
> Lake Michigan Federation
> 700 Washington Avenue, Suite 150
> Grand Haven, MI  49417
> 616-850-0745
> 616-850-0765
> michigan@lakemichigan.org
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