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CARPD Awards of Distinction 2021

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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 June 24, 2021, in Monterey, CA. Congrats!

District Awards

Outstanding New Facility:

Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District - Pleasant Oaks Park

Outstanding Renovated Facility

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Recreation and Park District - Bogart Regional Park

Hayward Area Recreation and Park District - Hayward Community Gardens

Environmental Excellence Award:

Jurupa Area Recreation and Park District - Horseshoe Lake Park 

Outstanding Activity/Program/Special Event:

Cordova Recreation and Park District - Senior Drive Thru Programs

Outstanding Innovation:

East Bay Regional Park District - Digital Learning

North Highlands Recreation and Park District - Distance Learning

Individual Awards

Outstanding District Employee:

Wayne Nakaoka - Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District

Outstanding General Manager:

Dean Wetter - Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

Outstanding Board Member:

Dr. Steve Simpson - Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

Community Awards

Outstanding Community Organization/Partner

Rotary Club of Arden Arcade - supporting Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District

Healthy Valley Foundation - supporting Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

Outstanding Volunteer

Gail-Sarah Lomba - Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District

Michael & Frances Norsworthy - Rio Linda Elverta Recreation and Park District

Pete Gregory - Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

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