Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Remarks of Ralph Abele Jr. at Abele Historic Marker Dedication

On Tuesday a Pennsylvania historic marker was unveiled honoring former Fish and Boat Commission Executive Director Ralph W. Abele (1921-1990) in a dedication ceremony at PFBC headquarters in Harrisburg.
In this video, Ralph Abele Jr. thanks PHMC, the Fish and Boat Commission and the Abele Scholarship Fund for recognizing his father.
Watch the remarks of these speakers at this special event--
-- John Arway, Executive Director, Fish & Boat Commission
-- Franklin Kury, former Senator and Representative
-- Larry Schweiger, National Wildlife Federation President & CEO
-- Dennis Guise, Ralph W. Abele Conservation Scholarship Fund
-- Frederick Powell, PA Historical & Museum Commission
-- Cindy Dunn, DCNR, reading a letter from Susan Q. Stranahan, former Philadelphia Inquirer environment reporter and author of Susquehanna River of Dreams
-- Unveiling the Historic Marker and marker text