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Enrichmond Receives Virginia Recreation and Parks Society Honor

Published on November 18, 2016

Enrichmond is humbled and honored to be awarded the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) “Distinguished Private Sector Service” award during its 2016 conference in Roanoke, VA. This award acknowledges Enrichmond’s 26-year partnership with the City of Richmond’s Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities in enhancing our Cities parks and public spaces.

We are thrilled to be recognized for our successes in;

  • Park and public space beautification
  • Community Greening Pattern Book
  • TreeLab and horticulture programs
  • Open space conservation
  • Historic cemetery preservation efforts in Evergreen, East End, and Shockoe Hill
  • New park planning, development, and expansion

“We are proud to receive this honor on behalf of our past and present staff and board members who gave so much to deliver our Foundation’s mission,” says John Sydnor, Enrichmond’s Executive Director.  “Together with our Friends and Partner groups, Enrichmond has worked with hundreds of volunteers to deliver thousands of hours improving our City’s parks and public spaces.”