Newsroom

Apr
04

mParks' Community Service Awards recognize individuals and groups who show outstanding support to public recreation and park programs in their community: friends groups, department volunteers, and advocates.

This year’s Community Service Awards are given to the following groups, organizations and individuals for their ongoing and tireless commitment to parks and recreation programs and services in their communities.

The 2017 mParks Community Service Awards will be presented on April 19 at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing, beginning at 5:45 pm.

MARGARET WHITEHEAD SENIOR OF THE YEAR FOR LEADERSHIP

JERRY CARVEY, Rochester Hills

DONNA KREY, Dearborn Heights 

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

CHUCK SANSONE, THE ABLE CHEF, Warren

LEN PETERSON, East Lansing

SALLY STARR AND NANCY VANEENENAAM, Holland

BARB AND GARY SMITHSON, Oakland County

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS: MANAGEMENT TEAM - BRIAN GIRARD, MIKE SCOTT, RICH PHILIPPI, TOM KLAPP, SALLY MCGOWAN, Clinton Township

MOE’S BAIT SHOP, Detroit

LINDA BEALS, Lansing

BARBARA THORBURN, Delta Township

JIM PETERS, Saline

DREW JAMES WYATT AND ALANSON BOY SCOUT TROOP 4, Alanson

WATERFORD AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Waterford

DELTA SIGMA PHI GAMMA TAU CHAPTER OF EMU, Ypsilanti

JIM RUDICIL, Muskegon Winter Sports Complex

YOHANNES BOLD - TAKE ONE COMMUNITY PROGRAMS, Pontiac

MARIA ADAMS-LAWTON, HEALTHY KIDZ INC, Detroit

CHEMICAL BANK, Bay City

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - 107TH ENGINEERING BATTALION, Ishpeming

Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber Of Commerce, Eastpointe

NORTHEAST CHAPTER OF THE MICHIGAN MOUNTAIN BIKING ASSOCIATION, Midland

DEAN TERRY SHARIK, SCHOOL OF FOREST RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

SCOTT WHIPPLE, Port Austin

TYLER WESTON, Ypsilanti

THOMAS TOWNSHIP KIWANIS CLUB, Thomas Township

ROBB HARPER, Oakland County

MID-MICHIGAN MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION, Lansing

SALLY BERMAN - FRIENDS OF THE PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS STATE PARK, Ontonagon

FRIENDS OF MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Macomb Township

THE YOUTH CONNECTION CAREER ACADEMIES, Detroit

ANNE BROWN, Ypsilanti

SIGMA GAMMA FOUNDATION, Grosse Pointe

FRIENDS OF ODEN HATCHERY, Alanson


Tickets for the 2017 mParks Community Service Awards are available by emailing Marilyn at mtroshak@mparks.org