04/22/09 – Lindbergh Foundation Announces 2009 Lindbergh Grant Recipients at Sun ‘n Fun

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Lindbergh Foundation Announces 2009 Lindbergh Grant Recipients at Sun ‘n Fun

Three Exciting Events with the Lindbergh Foundation at Sun ???n Fun, April 21 & 22, 2009??

What/ When/ Where:

For the first time in more than five years, the Lindbergh Foundation returns to Sun ???n Fun and will premier Over Africa!, it?۪s new film which tells the tale of 12 Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) pilots and their flight and ground-school training with Patty Wagstaff, John and Martha King, and Rich Sugden.

This training will greatly help the KWS pilots protect elephants, rhinos, and other animals from poachers in the Kenyan national parks.

In addition, a press conference will be held to announce the 2009 Lindbergh Grant Recipients, introduce our aviation grant recipient, and announce the start of bidding for the on-line auction of up to 12 rides in the EAA Spirit of St. Louis replica.

Finally, John King and Knox Bridges will talk about the Foundation?۪s Aviation Green Investment Program at the Lindbergh Foundation booth.

Premier of Over Africa!: Tuesday, April 21, 8 p.m., AOPA Pavilion
Press Conference: Wednesday, April 22, 11 a.m., Media Tent
Aviation Green Talk: Wednesday, April 22, 1 p.m.,
Lindbergh Foundation Booth -??GreenSpace E4-E5

Premier of Over Africa!: Master of Ceremonies: Miles O?۪Brien
Welcome: John Burton
Panelists: Patty Wagstaff, John King, Martha King, Mark Ross, Rich Sugden, Knox Bridges
Guests: Ryan McLaren, Earth Day International
Press Conference: Knox Bridges,??John King
Guests: Ryan McLaren, Earth Day International
Aviation Green Talk: Knox Bridges,??John King

About The Lindbergh Foundation

The Lindbergh Foundation is a public 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, based in Anoka, Minnesota, which supports great innovations that foster the environment for a planet in balance. The Lindbergh Foundation also values individual initiative and accomplishments. Its programs are devoted to supporting, honoring, and educating individuals, through three major programs: the annual honorary Lindbergh Award, presented to individuals for significant contributions toward balancing nature and scientific innovation in their work; the Lindbergh Grants program, which provides grants in amounts up to $10,580 (the cost of building the Spirit of St. Louis in 1927) for research or education projects that will make important contributions to the technology/environment balance; and a variety of educational events and publications centered on the balance theme.