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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation captures two national awards


At the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 26, the Parks and Recreation Department was recognized for awards received from the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO).

The Parks and Recreation Department received two awards:

  • Parks and Recreation Program Award – The Witching Hour at Henricus Historical Park 
  • Social Justice Award – First Responders and Multicultural Community Cup

“I’m extremely proud of our team’s innovative programming and commitment to promoting diversity and understanding within the community,” said Bob Smet, Parks and Recreation director.

The department has been honored by NACPRO with eight additional awards over the last five years.

The NACPRO Awards recognize programs, facilities and individuals that exemplify the outstanding accomplishments in the parks and recreation field.  For more information about the NACPRO annual awards, please visit

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