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would like to commend everyone for their support for the nominated rivers, especially for the strong showing of support for the Schuylkill River," said POWR
Vice President Janet Sweeney.
The number of votes cast this year in the River of the Year selection process is staggering," said POWR
Executive Director Janie French.
The Pennsylvania Sojourn program, jointly run by DCNR and POWR
, is a unique series of a dozen such trips on the state's rivers.
This year saw record participation in the River of the Year selection process," said POWR
Project Manager Joshua Karns.
We are excited to once again partner with DCNR on this exciting effort," POWR
Board Chair Mel Zimmerman said.
The Delaware River is simply an incredible resource - not just for Pennsylvania, but for the nation as a whole," said POWR
Executive Director Jon Meade.