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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 2018 mParks Community Service Awards will be presented on April 18 at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing, beginning at 5:45 pm. Click here to purchase tickets.

MARGARET WHITEHEAD SENIOR    

Gary Barkoff, Dearborn Heights

YOUTH SPORTS STAFF MEMBER

Jennifer Lewis, Oxford Township

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS 

Vicki Caine, Lansing

Internet Essentials from Comcast, Lansing

Friends of Ranney Park, Lansing

Preserve Hickory, Traverse City

Petoskey Area Garden Club, Petoskey

Joan Chadde, Michigan Technological University, Houghton

Debra Phile, Genesee County

Wayne Gleiber, Benton Harbor

Jessee Pruett, Clio

Fellowship Baptist Church, Saline

Steve Stolaruk, Waterford Township

J. David VanderVeen, Fire & Ice Festival, Waterford Township

Berkley School District, Oak Park

Clarkston Area Optimist Club, Clarkston

Mobi-Mat/The Daisy Project – MI, Waterford Township

Pam Machowski, Troy

Joanne Shirkey, Harsens Island

Bounce About Party Rentals, Macomb

Kaino Phillips, Ascend Foundation, Pontiac

Lana Bogart, Romulus

Josephine Brewer, Berkley

Shields Lions Club, Saginaw

Corvette Legends Club, Canton

Connor Reilly, Grand Rapids

Georgeanne Withey, Webberville

Linda Olah, Canton