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FROM: ULSTER COUNTY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE

DATE: June 17, 2004 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2004

Awards Presented at June 10, 2004 Session

Chairman Richard A. Gerentine called upon Legislator Wayne Harris, Chairman of the Economic Development / Education, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Committee, to present a Pride of Ulster County Award to Herbert Hekler, former Director of the Ulster County Planning Department in recognition of dedicated and outstanding service to the Ulster County Planning Department.

Chairman Richard A. Gerentine called upon District 1 Legislators Gerald DePew, Susan Cummings, Theresa Hyatt and Joseph Stoeckeler, Jr., along with Charles Mutz, Ulster County Chief Fire Coordinator to present a Pride of Ulster County Award to David L. Miller, HUB Superintendent of the Eastern Correctional Facility in Napanoch, for his continuous contributions to the residents of Ulster County and especially the emergency services.

Chairman Richard A. Gerentine called upon Legislator Wayne Harris, Chairman of the Economic Development / Education, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Committee and District 11 Legislators Elizabeth Alfonso and Charles Busick and Peter A. Carofano, Director of Ulster County Tourism, to present a Pride of Ulster County Award to Elisa Pritzker and Dr. Rob Lunski, Co-Founders of HCC-Arts commemorating their 10th anniversary as an award winning non-profit multi-arts organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts in Ulster County and the surrounding Hudson Valley Region.

Chairman Richard A. Gerentine called upon Legislator Wayne Harris, Chairman of the Economic Development / Education, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Committee and District 9 Legislators Frank Felicello, Richard A. Gerentine and William McAfee, and Peter A. Carofano, Director of Ulster County Tourism, to present a Pride of Ulster County Award to Mark Miller, proprietor of Benmarl Winery and the Museum for the Preservation of Illustrative Art for his outstanding lifetime achievements as a vintner in the wine industry and for his contribution to the Arts as a world-renown illustrator.


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