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Pork Board names award winners

MANKATO -- The 2010 Minnesota Pork Board awards were recently presented to people who have made significant contributions through pork promotion, consumer and producer education, youth mentoring and service as role models to Minnesota's pork industry.

Award categories and recipients are as follows:

Distinguished Service, Marlys Miller, Pork magazine editor; Environmental Steward of the Year, Duncanson Growers of Mapleton; Family of the Year, Gary and Jane Thome family of Adams; Pork Promoter of the Year, Vicky Singlestad of Waseca; and Swine Manager of the Year, Brian Oeltjenbruns of Mountain Lake, farrowing site manager for Schwartz Farms Inc. of Sleepy Eye.