Fox Valley Park District wins national honors
Kane Countyâ€”The Fox Valley Park District was awarded the countryâ€™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).
â€œOn 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,â€ Executive Director Steve Messerli said. â€œThis is the Academy Awards for park and recreation agencies. Winning the National Gold Medal Award demonstrates Fox Valleyâ€™s continued commitment to providing the best park district facilities, programs and services we can offer.â€