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News From Senator Stadelman – August 3 Event

ROCKFORD -- State Senator Stadelman will present Certificates of Recognition from the Illinois Senate to Mark Pickett and Ryan Craig, whose heroic efforts saved mortician Bruce Salley from drowning in a flash flood in June.

The two men will accept the special honor at 2 PM FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 in Senator Stadelman's office at 200 S. Wyman St., Suite 301, in Rockford. Representatives of the news media are invited to attend.

Pickett and Craig pulled Salley from his car, which became pinned against a guardrail along Keith Creek and engulfed by rushing water. The rescue in the parking lot of Rockford Plaza at Charles and 20th streets received statewide attention.