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Rep. Carney Aide Zygmunt to Speak at UDC’s Awards Ceremony April 19

BEACH LAKE – Congressman Christopher P. Carney’s field representative, Ed Zygmunt, will deliver the keynote address at the Upper Delaware Council’s 21st Annual Awards Ceremony on April 19 at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake, PA.

Zygmunt has aided constituents of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District since Carney took office in the U.S. House of Representatives in January of 2007.

Based in the Clarks Summit district office, Zygmunt’s duties include assisting Rep. Carney to address the needs and concerns of local governments, organizations, landowners, and others as they relate to the environment and sound management of the region’s natural resources.

Prior to joining Rep. Carney’s staff, Zygmunt was employed by the Wyoming County Conservation District, where he worked in cooperation with local municipalities and private landowners to implement best management practices designed to reduce non-point source water pollution and storm water runoff. An avid outdoorsman, Zygmunt has enjoyed many days fishing, canoeing, and camping in the Delaware River corridor. He is a lifelong community volunteer who has actively served numerous local, regional, and statewide sportsmen and conservation organizations.

In 2007, Zygmunt was named the National Wildlife Federation’s “Volunteer of the Year” for his efforts to protect America’s wildlife, water, and wetland resources.

Zygmunt resides in Susquehanna County with his wife Amber on their 50-acre property that is protected with a conservation easement that the couple donated to the North Branch Land Trust. All are welcome to attend the UDC’s awards cerem
ony on Sunday, April 19. The event begins in the lake-side resort’s Carriage House building at 3 p.m. with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres reception. A buffet dinner featuring prime rib, chicken parmesan, and baked salmon, with accompaniments and dessert, will be served at 4.

Mr. Zygmunt’s address will take place at 5 p.m., followed at 5:15 p.m. by the presentation of awards to those who have taken action to enhance or protect the resources of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Valley. Tickets are $24 per person, with advance reservations required by April 1