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GWR Announces Appointment of Rob Shives

May 15, 2009


ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA - GWR Resources Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX Venture: GWQ) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Shives, P.Geo. as VP Exploration and a director of the Company. Rob has been a member of the Company’s Advisory Board since 2007.

“We are delighted that Rob Shives’ level of confidence in GWR and its Lac La Hache property has encouraged him to accept his new appointments and become involved in the day to day affairs of GWR. We look forward to Rob’s insight and guidance as we continue to explore and develop our Lac La Hache property”, said Irvin Eisler.

“I am pleased to expand my role with GWR and have much greater input into the ongoing exploration and development of GWR’s Lac La Hache property. The potential of this large property is very exciting and it must continue to be explored with the benefit of skilled input from multiple sources”, said Rob Shives.

Rob Shives has 30 years of Canadian and international experience as a geologist/geophysicist. After working in the private sector with a variety of companies exploring for uranium and gold in Canada, he joined the Geological Survey of Canada in Ottawa. For 23 years, Rob conducted field work throughout Canada to demonstrate the value of airborne radiometric surveys to mineral exploration and has published results through numerous papers, posters, workshops and short courses, internationally. He was Head of the (Airborne) Radiation Geophysics Section for several years before returning to the private sector in 2007. Through GamX Inc., he offers exploration consulting services.

The Company has granted Rob an additional 100,000 incentive stock options exercisable for 5 years at a price of $0.17. The last closing price of the Company’s shares on the TSX Venture Exchange was 17 cents.

For further information, please contact:
Responsible Officer: Irvin Eisler, President
Company Telephone Number: (250) 546-8048

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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