Fox Valley Park District wins national honors

By on October 28, 2009

Kane County—The Fox Valley Park District was awarded the country’s most prestigious honor in the parks and recreation profession, winning the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management as presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

“On behalf of residents of the Fox Valley Park District, we are extremely proud and honored to receive the greatest distinction a park and recreation agency can achieve,” Executive Director Steve Messerli said. “This is the Academy Awards for park and recreation agencies. Winning the National Gold Medal Award demonstrates Fox Valley’s continued commitment to providing the best park district facilities, programs and services we can offer.”