At an Awards Gala on Friday October 19, 2018 in The Resort at Cypress Hills, the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) recognized individuals and community groups for their contributions to parks and recreation.
“The SPRA Awards Gala is an opportunity to showcase the positive impact recreation has in our communities’, said Todd Shafer, Chief Executive Officer of SPRA. “The achievements of these dedicated volunteers and professionals deserve to be recognized and celebrated.”
The winners of the 2018 SPRA Awards are:
Three students received $1,500 SPRA Scholarships during the Awards Gala for their academic achievements and demonstration of leadership and volunteerism in recreation and parks. This year’s scholarship recipients are:
The Gala also paid tribute to the Saskatchewan winners of the 2018 Communities in Bloom Awards: Eastend, Eston and Melfort. Communities in Bloom is a grassroots program, recognizing participation in community projects related to environmental awareness, heritage conservation, and the creation and maintenance of local green spaces.
To learn more about these outstanding individuals and community groups, please refer to the 2018 SPRA Awards Brochure.
For more information, contact:
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Phone: (306) 780-9268