On March 28, 2008 in San Angelo, Texas, Five awards were presented to members of The Woodlands Parks and Recreation Department. These awards were presented at the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) Annual Awards Banquet.

The Gold Medal Award was won by The Woodlands Parks and Recreation Department for departments serving populations of 50,000 to 100,000. Excellence in recreation and park management is awarded with this medal. The Parks and Recreation Department has earned this Gold Award for the second time, the first time was in 2002.

The Park Design Excellence Award presented by the Texas Recreation and Parks Society was won by the Rob Fleming Park. This award is shared with The Woodlands Association, The Woodlands Development Company and Clark Condon and Associates. The award is given to a park development project that has a great professional design quality and recreation usage.

The National Recreation and Park Association Southwest Regional Council Facility Design Award was won for the Bear Branch Skate Park in The Woodlands. This award is presented for a significant contribution to the recreation, park and conservation movement for innovative facility design. It is awarded to citizens, organizations or groups.

The Dan Whitworth Fellow Award was presented to John Powers, Assistant general manager. This is the highest award that TRAPS presents. John Powers was one of only two people awarded with this high honor. To be presented with this award, there have to be many requirements filled by the nominees such as: giving outstanding service to parks and recreation field for a minimum of 10 years, and also to contribute to the advancement of the profession.

The Best Service Club Award was also awarded by TRAPS to The Woodlands Dog Park Club for their great service to the community.

If you would like more information on Parks and Recreation in The Woodlands, Texas you can visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov and click on Parks and Recreation. You can also call 281-210-3800.

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