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STILLWATER, OKLA. - The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Board of Governors is happy to announce that the following five men will receive the "Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award" from the Iowa chapter.

This award is given annually to coaches, officials or contributors who have given a lifetime of service to wrestling, their communities and most importantly to the young people they have coached, taught, motivated and inspired.

Class of 2005
"Lifetime Service to Wrestling"
Rich Gray
Bill Taylor
Kent Eknes
Steve Shirk
The late Jerry Eckenrod

For their dedication and lasting influence on wrestling these men will be honored at the "Hall of Fame Day Celebration Banquet" on October 29, 2005. The banquet and honors ceremony will be held at Holiday Inn-Airport in Des Moines.

For information and reservations, please call Ken Estling 515-225-1260
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