El Centro, CA – The City of El Centro Parks and Recreation Department was notified recently that they have been chosen to receive the 2009 California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) Award of Excellence for the category of Agency Showcase for their summer brochure. The awards raise awareness for work well done among cities and communities throughout the state of California.
Kristie Riester, Director of Parks and Recreation stated “Our department is so excited to receive this award! We feel honored that we were selected from many cities that have also been doing great things across the State! For us, it means so much to receive recognition from CPRS as well as from our peers!”
The Parks and recreation Department staff has been invited to attend the awards banquet in Palm Springs in March. A formal presentation will also be made at an upcoming City Council meeting.