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2024 CARPD Awards of Distinction

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Thank you to all that took the time to send in their nominations. It was another very competitive year! The Awards of Distinction winners were announced at the CARPD Conference on May 23, 2024, in Santa Rosa, CA. Congrats!

District Awards

Outstanding New Facility:

Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District - Friendship Field

Outstanding Renovated Facility (Large District)​: 

East Bay Regional Park District - Roberts Pool Complex

Outstanding Renovated Facility (Small District)​: 

Ambrose Recreation and Park District - Anuta Park 

Outstanding Activity/Program/Special Event:

El Dorado Hill Community Services District - Kids TRY-athalon: Swim, Bike, Run/Roll

Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District - OLDlympics

Outstanding Innovation:

Jurupa Community Services District - Students & Seniors

CARPD Community Landmark:

Hayward Area Recreation and Park District - Japanese Gardens

CARPD President's Award:

Conejo Recreation and Park District - Healing Garden at Conejo Creek North Park

Individual Awards

Outstanding District Employee:

Keri Price - Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

Outstanding General Manager:

Patrick Larkin - Cordova Recreation and Park District

Outstanding Board Member:

David Furst - Livermore Area Recreation and Park District

Jim Meredith Award of Excellence:

Lindsay Woods

Community Awards

Outstanding Community Organization/Partner

Rosemont Community Foundation - supporting Cordova Recreation and Park District

Outstanding Volunteer

Jeremy Cullifer - Arden Manor Recreation and Park District

Priscilla O'Meara - East Bay Regional Park District

Waldo Gabaldon - Jurupa Community Services District

Aruna Pandurangan - Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District

Eva Arambula - Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District



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