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CALS BOV member Sharon Adams to be recognized by Rural Sociological Society

Grassroots community development leader Sharon Adams has been selected to receive the Rural Sociological Society’s Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award for 2009. Adams, who is a member of the CALS Board of Visitors, co-founded Walnut Way Conservation Corp., a community development organization serving Milwaukee’s Central City neighborhood. Adams will receive the award on August 2 during the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in Madison.