Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

April 13, 2010 11:46 ET

Trelawney Appoints Chairman

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) - Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TRR) announces that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Anthony (Tony) Makuch as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Tony Makuch joined the Trelawney Board of Directors on September 14, 2009. Mr. Makuch is a professional engineer with over 25 years of management, operations and technical experience in the mining industry, having managed numerous projects in Canada and the United States from advanced exploration through production. Mr. Makuch currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lake Shore Gold Corp., a TSX listed mineral development and exploration company that is moving towards gold production through its wholly-owned Timmins Mine project and Bell Creek property. Prior to joining Lake Shore Gold Corp., Mr. Makuch held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FNX Mining Company as well as Vice President, Operations of Dynatec Corporation.

Greg Gibson, President and CEO of the Company stated:

"Tony Makuch's contribution to the Board of Directors has been very valuable and we are looking forward to his guidance as Chairman going forward. His extensive start-up and operating experience has and will continue to be of tremendous value to Trelawney as the Company rapidly moves towards bringing its recently acquired Chester property into production."

Trelawney is a Canadian junior mining and exploration company with a strategic focus on "Quality Ounce" gold deposits. The Company's current focus is directed towards the development and continued exploration of its newly acquired Chester Project, located in Chester Township 20 kilometres southwest of Gogama, Ontario.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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