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Oaken Acres founder serves on national board

Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

SYCAMORE - The founder and president of Oaken Acres Wildlife Center has been elected to the board of directors of the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association.

Kathy Stelford, who founded Oaken Acres in 1984, will serve a four-year term, according to a news release. Stelford, the center’s director of operations Christy Gerbitz and center board member Lisa Gurman recently attended the national association’s annual conference.

Serving on the board involves two meetings a year in different parts of the country. Stelford already helped evaluate scholarship applications and will be serving on the development and marketing, membership and the conference committees.

For information of Oaken Acres Wildlife Center, call 815-508-8090 or visit www.oakenacres.org. The center is at 12140 Aldrich Road in Sycamore.

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