DUNDEE (9/14/2016)--At its annual dinner and meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Glenora Wine Cellars in Dundee, Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) will recognize those who have made significant contributions in assisting SLWPA fulfill its mission to enhance and preserve the quality of Seneca Lake. Barbara Schiesser of Dundee will receive the 2016 Bruce Adams Award for her dedication and support of SLPWA specifically for her service as secretary and as chairperson of the silent auction. Schiesser formerly worked as a clinical social worker and presently owns and operates Sunrise Landing Bed and Breakfast in Dundee. Richard Ahola of Dundee will receive the Founders Award for his significant role in the reorganization of SLPWA and for providing and leadership to the Seneca Lake Area Partners in 5 Counties and the committee that advised the formation of the Seneca Lake Management Plan. Most recently he assisted in the formation of the Seneca Lake Watershed Inter-Municipal Organization. Ahola retired from NYS Education Department after 25 years in Educational Management of NYS schools and he served as a chemist for the New York State Health Department. The Tripp Foundation will receive the Friend of SLPWA Award for its continued financial support of SLPWA's Stream Monitoring Program. SLPWA is dedicated to preserving and protecting Seneca Lake as a water and recreation source for future generations. Visitwww.senecalake.org for additional information.