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Thank You Volunteers at Rookery Bay!

We were pleased to honor our our amazing volunteer team during the "spring" Volunteer Appreciation Bar-B-Que, sponsored by the Friends of Rookery Bay at the Environmental Learning Center. Volunteers enjoyed playing bingo, kabobs and sausages from the grill, and cake while meeting each other and mingling with staff. 

Congratulations to the following volunteers for reaching hour milestones:

100 Hours:

      • Peter Schmidt (Team OCEAN, trail)
      • Pyhllis Landes (Team OCEAN, special events)

250 Hours:

  • Peter Schmidt (Team OCEAN, trail)
  • John Lunday (Team Ocean)
  • Bob Nager (Team Ocean)
  • Joan Polzin (Visitor Services)
  • Terry Lumb (Team Ocean)
  • Kathy & Alan Schneider (Visitor Services and Facilities)
  • Charlie O’Connor (Friends of Rookery Bay BOD, Team OCEAN, outreach)
  • Bob Leon (Facilities)
  • Eric Hinrichsen (Team OCEAN)
  • Cindy Sanford (Education, special events)
  • Marcia Fink (Team OCEAN)
  • Jeff Blazejewski (Team OCEAN)

500 Hours:

  • Tony Marek (Team OCEAN, Facilities)
  • Bob Jack (Team OCEAN)
  • Sue Marquart (Visitor Services/docent, Team OCEAN)
  • Carl Kelly (Trail docent, vessel operator)
  • Beverly Briggs (Team OCEAN)
  • Karen Hinricksen (Team OCEAN)
  • Jack Gilles (Facilities/Rusty Zipper team)

1000 Hour Club:
  • Don Drake (Team OCEAN)
  • Jeanne Taylor (ELC docent)
  • Gwyn Goodman (visitor services)
  • Ron Schlecthweg (Facilities/Shell Island Road)
  • Sue Miller (Team OCEAN, visitor services)
  • Ed Miracco (Docent/fish feeder)
  • Linda Detzel (Docent, special events, fisheries research)
  • Alison Haynes (Docent, teacher, special events)
  • Bob Wickline (Facilities/Rusty Zipper team)
  • Paul Westberry (Docent: special events, kayak, sea turtle monitoring, fisheries research)
  • Paulette and Bruce Carrabelli (Fisheries research)


3000 Hour Club: 

  • Deborah Woods
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