The Florida Recreation and Park Association is proud to present the 2017 Award winners. These awards were given out at the 2017 Annual Conference on August 30th at the Omni Championsgate Hotel and Resort in Orlando, FL.

Public Relations Award
2017_FPRA_Public_Relations_Award_Example-_Play_Melbourne_Parks___Recreation_v3.jpgMelbourne Parks and Recreation
for their Play Melbourne campaign

Innovative Programming Award
ava_7.jpgLargo Recreation, Parks and Arts
for the Veteran Avian Alliance Program

Corporate Support Award
Hillsboro_Community_Center.jpgButters Group
for their work with Deerfield Beach

Voluntary Service Award-Individual
 Ms. Sue Ginster
 Safety Harbor Leisure Services

Voluntary Service Award-Group
LittleMermaid.jpg Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation
  Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Excellence in Sports Tourism Award
Mid-Large Market

plantation.pngCity of Plantation
Parks and Recreation

Excellence in Sports Tourism Award
Small Market

Screen_Shot_2017-09-25_at_3_45_17_PM.pngCharlotte County Community Services

Agency Excellence Award
Economic Impact
 Sims_Park_Concert4.jpgNew Port Richey
Parks and Recreation

Agency Excellence Award
Super Category

City_of_Miami_Grapeland_Water_Park_2nd_annual_water_safety_event.jpgMiami Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation


Parks Professional Award Head_Shot.jpgDaniel Barcia
Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

Rising Star Award
Amy Zengotita
Ponce Inlet Parks and Recreation

Distinguished Service Award
Marcia Bowen
 Orlando Families, Parks and Recreation

Lifetime Achievement Award
 Jack Kardys
Retired, Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces