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GLIN==> Life on Lake Erie photo Display now at Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 6, 2002


Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest Winners Display can now be seen at Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center

TOLEDO, OH - The Ohio Lake Erie Commission is pleased to announce the Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest 2001 Winners Display can be seen at the Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio now through March 31, 2002. A total of twelve grand prize and honorable mention images of the Lake Erie region may be seen free of charge in the lobby of the lodge. This traveling display will continue its public appearances for the rest of the season at the following locations:

(Mar. 1-Mar. 31)  -  Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center,     
Oregon, OH  (419-836-1466)
(Apr.1-Apr. 30)    -  Magee Marsh - Sportsman's Migratory Bird Center
		       Oak Harbor, OH  (419-898-0960)
(May 1-May 31)   -  Wood County Park District, Bowling Green, OH
		       (exact location to be determined)  (419-823-3424)
(June 1-June 30) -  Great Lakes Science Center
			Cleveland, OH  (216-696-2359)
 (July 1- July 31)   -  Buehner Center - Oak Openings Metropark 
Toledo, OH  (419-535-3050)			   
(Aug. 1-Aug. 28)  -  Old Woman Creek Nature Preserve Visitor's Center,
Huron, OH  (419-433-4601)
These dates and locations are subject to change, and visitors are advised to call ahead to confirm details. Special thanks to The Lodge at Sawmill Creek Resort & Conference Center in Huron, OurGuest Inn & Suites in Port Clinton,  Rocky River Nature Center in Rocky river, and the Radisson Harbout Inn in Sandusky previously for hosting the display.						
Titles of the Grand Prize photos displayed include: the Overall Judges Choice - "Bullfrog" by Andrea Nagy of Avon, Ohio; "Salt Under Bridge" by Ursula Ryan of North Olmsted, Ohio; "Sundown at North Bass Island" by Donna Garven of Akron, Ohio; and "Zebra Mussels & Freshwater Sponges" by Dave Kelch of Grafton, Ohio.
The Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest is one of Ohio's annual Coastweeks activities, part of a national celebration of our waters and coastlines designed to increase public awareness about the value and fragility of treasures such as Lake Erie. Ohio's Coastweeks 2002, coordinated by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission, will take place August 24 - September 22, 2002. Activities include the photo contest, island tours, the Annual Ohio Lake Erie Conference, nature walks, cleanups and much more. 
For more information about Coastweeks and the Life on Lake Erie Photo contest, please contact the Ohio Lake Erie Commission office in Toledo at: 419/245-2514, e-mail at: oleo@www.epa.state.oh.us, or check our website at: www.epa.state.oh.us/oleo.
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For press information contact Jamie Kochensparger, Public Information Specialist, Ohio Lake Erie Commission at (419) 245-2514.
~ Jamie Kochensparger
Public Information Specialist
Ohio Lake Erie Commission
One Maritime Plaza, 4th Floor
Toledo, OH  43604-1866
Ph: 419-245-1514
FAX: 419-245-2519
jamie_kochensparger@ameritech.net



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~ Jamie Kochensparger
Public Information Specialist
Ohio Lake Erie Commission
One Maritime Plaza, 4th Floor
Toledo, OH  43604-1866
Phone: 419-245-2514
FAX: 419-245-2519
jamie_kochensparger@ameritech.net
web site: www.epa.state.oh.us/oleo

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