PlayCore receives Champion of the Community Award

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California Park and Recreation Society recognizes company for community advocacy and service.

El Sereno Arroyo playground in the City of Los Angeles, CA, one of many play and recreation spaces that PlayCore has collaborated on within the state.

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.

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.”

About PlayCore
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. They infuse this learning into their complete family of brands.
PlayCore combine best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create solutions that match the unique needs of each community they serve.

About CPRS
The California Park & Recreation Society provides education, networking, resources, and is the public advocate for California park and recreation professionals.

  •     CPRS is where members improve their knowledge of park & recreation management
  •     CPRS brings park & recreation professionals together across disciplines and agency boundaries to advance professionalism, provide opportunities for career growth and encourage collegiality
  •     CPRS is a resource for California’s best practices, techniques, products, and trends
  •     CPRS is the voice of California’s park & recreation professionals and agencies

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