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Operations and recreation staff receive MRPA awards

Post Date:February 13, 2020 7:30 a.m.

Cindy Walsh with MRPA awardCity of St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation Director Cindy Walsh recently received the Clifton E. French Distinguished Service Award, the highest professional award given by the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) to one of its members. Award recipients must have more than 20 years of professional experience and have provided long and outstanding service to the parks and recreation field and MRPA.

Recreation Supervisor Lisa Abernathy received the MRPA’s Dorothea Nelson Award, which is awarded to a female member of MRPA who has more than 10 years of experience and has provided outstanding service to the parks and recreation field and to MRPA.

Congratulations Cindy and Lisa!

Pictured (left to right): Tom Schmitz, MRPA president; Cindy Walsh, operations and recreation director; Tom Harmening, city manager