Reclamation Awards Tiber Marina Contract

Media Contact: Paula A. Holwegner, (406) 247-7300

For Release: May 23, 2012

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The Bureau of Reclamation, Montana Area Office, awarded a ten-year concession contract for operation of the Tiber Marina to Ms. Ruthann Norick of Chester, Mont. Ms. Norick has an extensive background in the food service and hospitality industries, and is experienced working within the local communities.

"We intend to open our doors for business on May 25 and will add services as the various permits are processed," said Ms. Ruthann Norick. "The marina will promote a family atmosphere and we'll provide reservations for camping/day use activities, dining with grilled food and dinner specials on the weekends, and a convenience store with items such as camping supplies, snacks, fuel, fishing tackle, and boat/RV storage," Norick added.

"Reclamation looks forward to working with Ms. Norick in providing a quality experience at Tiber Marina for the recreating public," said Mike LaFrentz, manager of Reclamation's Marias/Milk Rivers Division. The Tiber Marina concessionaire can be reached via e-mail or by calling 406-456-3373.

For additional information, please contact Paula Holwegner of the Bureau of Reclamation, Montana Area Office at 406-247-7300.

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