The Virginia Recreation and Park Society honored Virginia State Parks with five awards at its annual conference held earlier this month held in Roanoke. Virginia State Parks received the awards in the following categories:
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The Virginia Recreation and Park Society is a private, non-profit professional organization, founded in 1953 and incorporated in 1956. Its purpose is to unite all professionals, students, and interested lay persons engaged in the field of recreation, parks and other leisure services in the Commonwealth of Virginia, into one body. The members work together to promote and improve the profession in all its diversity. VRPS is affiliated with the National Recreation and Park Association.