PlayCore received the prestigious Champion of the Community award from the California Park & Recreation Society on Friday, March 8 in a ceremony held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose CA. PlayCore received the award for Building Communities through Play, Recreation, and Service.
The California Park & Recreation Society’s (CPRS) Awards Program recognizes excellence of agencies and individuals that embrace the core values of the profession and align with the mission of parks and recreation: promoting participation in recreational experiences, strengthening community, promoting health and wellness, fostering human development, increasing cultural unity, protecting environmental resources, and facilitating community problem solving.
Champion of the Community recipients are chosen based upon their significant effort to influence and improve the quality of California communities through parks, recreation, and community services within three criterion: volunteer service, active support, and development.
PlayCore CEO Bob Farnsworth and Vice Presidents Anne-Marie Spencer and Tom Norquist were on hand to receive the award. Said Spencer, “We are honored and humbled to receive this award, and to work with so many communities throughout California who demonstrate a selfless dedication to providing meaningful recreation opportunities.”