Honors received and given for servant leadership

While everything we do is motivated by our desire to make the world a healthier, more active place to be, we are deeply honored to be recognized for our efforts. In turn, we delight in recognizing the exemplary efforts of others, through our PlayCore Hero award. We are continually inspired by the people we encounter who have made a career of giving back selflessly, with complete dedication to improving the communities they serve. These are the true heroes of any community, whose only motivation is making a difference. Their dedication mirrors PlayCore’s mission and values, and we are privileged to recognize them and honor their commitment.

Honoring Community Heroes

PC-Hero-Award-Logo.jpg#asset:6279PlayCore’s Hero award recognizes individuals that make a difference in the recreation profession. The Hero Award embodies servant leadership, those who give selflessly with a goal of improving lives and active behavior in their communities and the world. Their dedication reflects PlayCore’s Mission and Values.

We are proud to recognize the following PlayCore Heroes

These people exemplify the characteristics that help Build Communities Through Play and Recreation.

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Stephanie Stephens receives the 2018 PlayCore Hero Award at NRPA Annual Conference
Jodie Adams Hero Award News
Jodie Adams announced as the 2017 PlayCore Hero Award recipient
Hero Award Keith Christensen
Dr. Keith Christensen announced as the 2016 PlayCore Hero Award recipient
Hero Award Joe Frost
Dr. Joe L. Frost announced as the 2015 PlayCore Hero Award recipient at Children & Nature Network Conference
Hero Award Jane Adams
Jane Adams announced as the 2014 PlayCore Hero Award recipient at CPRS Annual Conference
Hero Award Ramon Barajas
Ramon Barajas announced as the First PlayCore Hero Award recipient
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Celebrating a Commitment to Service Excellence

Through the years, we are privileged to have received a number of awards due to our team's effort and commitment in offering quality services. We take great pride in these awards since many of them were voted on by those we serve; and reflect the passion, mission, and values we live by, as we build communities through play.

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PlayCore Receives Distinguished Service Award and Industry Legacy Award from Auburn University CADC
Cprs 2018
Roger Posacki Receives President’s Award from the California Park & Recreation Society
Big Red Shoe Award
PlayCore Honored with Ronald McDonald House Big Red Shoe Award
Champion Of The Community Award
PlayCore Receives Champion of the Community Award
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PlayCore Honored with Award for Company Ethics
Corporate Philanthropist Of The Year
PlayCore receives Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award
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Do you know a community hero?

Do you know a someone who is making a difference in the community? Our PlayCore Heroes are professionals employed in the play, fitness, recreation, or education fields who are giving back tirelessly to the community to make a positive difference in people’s lives. To nominate them for the PlayCore Hero award, please fill out the application for consideration.

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