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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Parks and Recreation wins national awards

Connock, Truzzie, Jaeckle, Worsley

The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department was recently honored by the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) with three awards:

  • Environmental/Conservation Award – James River Conservation Area
  • Parks and Recreation Program Award – Grandparent/Grandchild Summer Camp
  • Trails and Corridors Award – Relic River Boardwalk at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area

The award winners were announced at a ceremony in Castle Rock, Colorado on Sunday, June 9. Board of Supervisors member, Bermuda District, Dorothy Jaeckle was in attendance and received the Outstanding Public Official Award. Parks and Recreation Director Dr. James Worsley accepted the awards on behalf of the department. “Our department is thrilled and humbled to receive recognition for the work we do. To have Supervisor Jaeckle receive an award at the same time highlights the commitment Chesterfield County has to its citizens at every level of government,” said Worsley.

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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