2011 Volunteer Awards Reception
On Sunday, November 13th Friends of the Parks hosted its annual Volunteer Awards Reception at the Douglas Park Field House (1401 S. Sacramento). This event celebrates all the great work of volunteers in the parks and preserves.
Friends of the Parks recognized the following individuals and groups for making Chicago’s parks and preserves better for their communities.
Community Group Award:
Trees R Beautiful
Individual Volunteer Award:
Nick Amato, Rosedale
Ismael Enriquez, Shedd, Miami, Limas Parks
Samantha Galicia, Curie Park
Outstanding Forest Preserve District Employee Award:
Outstanding Park District Employee Award:
Gene Morgan, Nat King Cole Park
Sherida Hudak, Frank J. Wilson Park
Leonard Langdon, Augusta Park
Logan Square Dog Park Committee
Park Advisory Council Award:
Major Taylor Trail
Smoky Sakurada “Friends of Friends” Award:
Alison Anastasio, Rainbow Beach Dunes
Mike Roche, Montrose Point & Beach
Habitat 2030, Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Refreshments were generously donated by Kim and Scott’s Gourmet Pretzels and Eli’s Cheesecake Company.
Thank you to all that attended the event and made it so successful!