HENRY COUNTY, GA- December 7, 2017—The Henry County Board of Commissioners recognized the members of Henry County Parks and Recreation Department who were recently honored at both the district and statewide Georgia Recreation and Parks Association’s (GRPA) annual conference. The action came at the December 5 Commission meeting.

The four Parks and Recreation staff members were presented certificates from the Board for their outstanding contributions in the field of parks and recreation and also received awards from the GRPA. Those honored included:

Michelle Dunn, Accounts Administrator, received the GRPA Administrative Professional Award; Tina Fuss, Summer Camp and After-School Enrichment Program Coordinator received the GRPA 6th District Program Professional Award; Bryan Dixon, Superintendent of Cotton Fields Golf Course, received the GRPA 6th District Facilities and Grounds Professional Award; and the Therapeutic Recreation Division received the Training for Life Award from Special Olympics of Georgia.

District V Commissioner Bruce Holmes shared his gratitude for the Parks and Recreation Department.

“I would like to say thank you to all of the Parks and Rec Board members and congratulations today,” said Holmes. “I visit a number of parks on a regular basis and I just want to say that I appreciate your commitment, I appreciate your dedication towards our children and I want to say thank you again for everything.”

For more information on the Henry County Parks and Recreation Department, please visit henrycounty-ga.com/ParksandRec.aspx.