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Friends of the Norfork NFH receives Friends Group of the Year Award

The Friends of the Norfork NFH were presented with the USFWS Region 4 “Friends Group of the Year “award in Atlanta, GA on Oct. 30, 2011.  This is a very prestigious award based on accomplishments by the group.  Among the accomplishments credited by the USFWS were the Kids Fishing Derby, Oktoberfest, The Hatchery Outdoor Adventure and other numerous outreach activities and projects.


Presenting the award was USFWS Regional Director Cynthia Dohner.  Accepting the award was FNNFH President Leon Alexander.  Leon was quoted as saying “We are very honored to receive this prestigious award and it shows the dedication of our Board of Directors and the support of our community.  It is also a tribute to the excellent work that is carried on by the staff at the Norfork NFH and reinforces the value of this important facility to our community, the state of AR and to the USFWS.”


Congratulations to the FNNFH Board of Directors, the staff at the Norfork NFH and to all our Volunteers that made this award possible.