On Nov. 29, Seattle Parks and Recreation presented six awards to individuals and entities that have volunteered time and energy to improving Seattle’s parks and programs.
Each year, more than 40,000 volunteers donate about 350,000 hours to Seattle Parks and Recreation. Their service is valued between $8 and $10 million annually.
This year’s award winners:
— Skate Like a Girl’s Board Chair Nancy Chang, given the Making a Difference Award
— Darrell Howe and Darcy Thompson of Frink and Upper Leschi Parks, given the Conservation and Stewardship Award
— Nobuko Matsumori Anderson of the Japanese Garden Advisory Council, given the Best New Resource Award
— Vision Greenwood of Greenwood Park, given the Community Stewardship Award
— Terry Holme of the Board of Park Commissioners, given the Superintendent’s Award
— PCC Natural Markets, given the Corporate Partner Award (end)