A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County:
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County was pleased to honor these individuals at their Annual Membership Dinner meeting held on March 12 at Park Place in Crystal Lake. From left to right: former State Rep. Mike Tryon received the Theta Award, the highest honor given to an individual or group for environmental service. Isabel Bernardi was the recipient of the Young Defenders Award, an award made to a young member to recognize outstanding volunteer service. Anne Basten, a long-time member of The Defenders, received the Volunteer Award: the award given to a Defenders’ member to recognize superior volunteer efforts. And Jim Condon and Employees of McHenry Township Road District received the Government Award for the McHenry County governmental group that has made a signiﬁcant contribution to environmental protection in the county during the past year.
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