Volunteers in Natural Resources Banquet
At the annual Iowa Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Awards Banquet in Des Moines on November 18, 2006 the Friends of the Mines of Spain received the Outstanding Group Volunteer Award. To qualify or be nominated for this award the group needed to stand out in terms of accomplishments over time; exceptional successes with recruitment and membership numbers; partnerships; sponsoring successful events; etc.
Friends of the Mines of Spain, Dubuque, Iowa
The award was presented to Jerry Reisinger, District Parks 2 Supervisor. Jerry accepted the award for the Friends of the Mines of Spain. He presented the award to the group and is displayed at the E. B. Lyons Interpretive Center.
Other volunteers were nominated for youth and adult awards. All received certificates of appreciation for volunteering at the Mines of Spain Recreation Area. Those nominated and their projects and time include.
This is the second time the Friends of the Mines of Spain has received this award. They first received this honor in 2003 at the first annual DNR Keepers of the Land Awards Banquet.
Friends of The Mines of Spain, Dubuque, IA 52003-9214, 563-556-0620