News Release

Eagle Nature Foundation, Ltd.

300 East Hickory Street, Apple River, IL 61001

Phone: 815-594-2306 Fax: 815-594-2305 Web Site:

e-mail: Tax Exempt No. 36-4015400

For Immediate Release October 31, 2012

Many People Honored at IBED

Apple River) Many people were honored during the Award Ceremony part of the International Bald Eagle Days in Rochester, MN on Oct. 27. Terrence N. Ingram, Executive Director of the Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) as Master of Ceremonies for the banquet presented the following:

First place in the High School Division of ENF’s Nature Art Contest with a $100 check and a trophy, was Greg Wirchnianski from Eastland High School, Lanark, IL;

The Eastland High School received a plaque and a check for $50;

First place in the High School Division of ENF’s Bald Eagle Essay Contest with a $100.

Check and a trophy, was Holly Husband from Goodhue Public School, Goodhue, MN;

The Goodhue Public School received a plaque and a check for $50;

Memorial Certificates were given in memory of a past ENF board member, Paul Stowell, from Elgin, IL and John Berghoff from Bensenville, IL;

Fred Kinard from Charleston, South Carolina was honored as the 2012 Bald Eagle Person of the Year with trophy.

Mary Hartman, Rochester, MN was presented with an Appreciation Certificate and plaque for her hours and days of effort to promote the event in the Rochester area.

Speakers at the conference to talk about the status of the bald eagle and its threats came from Florida, South Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Arizona, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

For more information contact: Terrence N. Ingram, Exec. Director, Eagle Nature Foundation, 300 East Hickory St., Apple River, IL 61001 Phone 815-594-2306