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 March 2, 2012

Eagle Nature Foundation Announces Annual Meeting

Apple River) Michael Eickman, President of the Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, Rockford, IL, will be the featured speaker at the Eagle Nature Foundation’s (ENF) Annual Meeting and Fund Raising Luncheon to be held at 11:00 am on March 31, 2012, in the Clar Cor Pavilion of the Klehm Arboretum & Botanical Garden in Rockford, Illinois. His power point presentation “Discover the Sand Bluff Experience Up Close and Personal” will follow the Annual Meeting at 1:00 pm.

As part of ENF’s fund raising efforts, a silent auction will start at 11:00 am. At 11:30 the luncheon will be served by ABC Catering of Rockford. At 12:30, immediately following the luncheon, there will be a regular fund raising auction and drawing for a 50/50 raffle. Donations for these auctions have already been received from many persons and businesses in the area. Other donations are welcome for both auctions from any person or business, or anyone may enter the 50/50 raffle by sending a check to ENF. (The tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5). The regular auction and drawing will be followed by ENF’s Annual Business Meeting and award ceremony at 1:00 PM. Immediately after the business meeting, Mr. Eickman will give his presentation. Then ENF’s Board of Directors will hold their annual board meeting.

The general public is invited to attend this Luncheon. Luncheon tickets are $25 per member of ENF, or $40 per non-member, (which includes a one year membership into ENF). Luncheon, or raffle tickets, must be purchased prior to March 23rd from the Eagle Nature Foundation’s office at 300 East Hickory Street, Apple River, IL 61001 or by calling 815-594-2306.

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