Past Award Recipients

Past Award Recipients

2017 "William V. Haskell" Distinguished Professional of the Year Award Winner Debbie Gendreau, Assistant Director, Bangor Parks and Recreation

2017 "William V. Haskell" Distinguished Professional of the Year Award WinnerDebbie Gendreau, Assistant Director, Bangor Parks and Recreation
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2017 "Dr. Bill Eckart" Young Professional Award Winner Jason Hanken, Recreation Superintendent, Lewiston Parks and Recreation

2017 "Dr. Bill Eckart" Young Professional Award WinnerJason Hanken, Recreation Superintendent, Lewiston Parks and Recreation
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2017 Outstanding Parks Professional Award Winner Rick Perruzzi, Turf Manager, South Portland Parks, Recreation and Waterfront

2017 Outstanding Parks Professional Award WinnerRick Perruzzi, Turf Manager,  South Portland Parks, Recreation and Waterfront
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2017 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award Winner Lynn Hynes, Yarmouth Lunch Crunch Program

2017 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award WinnerLynn Hynes,  Yarmouth Lunch Crunch Program
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2017 Facilities of Merit Award Winner Bog Road Athletic Complex: Ryan Coite, Parks Foreman York Parks & Recreation

2017 Facilities of Merit Award WinnerBog Road Athletic Complex: Ryan Coite, Parks Foreman York Parks & Recreation
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2017 Facilities of Merit Award Winner Sargent Family Community Center: Chris Beaulieu, Director of Presque Isle Parks & Recreation

2017 Facilities of Merit Award WinnerSargent Family Community Center: Chris Beaulieu, Director of Presque Isle Parks & Recreation
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2017 Facilities of Merit Award Winner Broad Cove Reserve: Pete Bingham, Cumberland Recreation Superintendent

2017 Facilities of Merit Award WinnerBroad Cove Reserve: Pete Bingham, Cumberland Recreation Superintendent
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2016 William V. Haskell Distinguished Professional of the Year Award

Denis LeBlanc

 2016 "William V. Haskell" Distinguished Professional of the Year Award Winner Denise LeBlanc, Skowhegan Parks & Recreation
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2016 Dr. Bill Eckart Young Professional Award

Nicole Welch

2016 "Dr. Bill Eckart" Young Professional Award Winner Nicole Welch, Old Orchard Beach Parks & Recreation
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2016 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award

Matt Libby

 2016 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award Winner Matt Libby, Bath Parks & Recreation
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2016 Facilities of Merit Award - Windham

Donnabeth Lippman Park (Windham)

2016 Facilities of Merit Award Winner Donnabeth Lippman Park (Windham)
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2016 Facilities of Merit Award - Falmouth

Mason-Motz Activity Center (Falmouth

2016 Facilities of Merit Award Winner Mason-Motz Activity Center (Falmouth)
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2016 Facilities of Merit Award - Houlton

“Just for Kids” Community Playground (Houlton)

2016 Facilities of Merit Award Winner “Just for Kids” Community Playground (Houlton)
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2015 William V. Haskell Distinguished Professional of the Year Award

Linda Brooks

Linda Brooks, Windham Recreation Director received the "William V. Haskell" Distinquished Professional of The Year Award.
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2015 Dr. Bill Eckart Young Professional Award

Julio Santiago

Julio Santiago, Gorham Parks and Recreation received the "Dr. Bill Eckart" Young Professional Award
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2015 Outstanding Parks Professional Award

Zac Wiest

Zac Wiest, Yarmouth Community Services, received the Outstanding Parks Professional Award
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2015 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award

Kenny Fickett

Rob Washburn from Skowhegan, received the MRPA Volunteer of the Year award
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2015 Facilities of Merit Award

The Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk

The Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk, received a Facility of Merit Award
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2014 William V. Haskell Distinguished Professional of the Year Award

Tina LeBlanc

Tina LeBlance, Wells Parks and Recreation Director received the "William V. Haskell" Distinquished Professional of The Year Award.
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2014 Dr. Bill Eckart Young Professional Award

Sabrina Best

Sabrina Best, Recreation Coordinator at South Portland Parks and Recreation received the "Dr. Bill Eckart" Young Professional Award
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2014 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award

Kenny Fickett

Kenny Fickett from Gorham, received the MRPA Volunteer of the Year award at a Gorham Town Council meeting.  Pictured L to R:  Julio Santiago, Gail Platts, Kenny Fickett, Cindy Hazelton and...
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2014 Facilities of Merit Award Bangor

Bangor Parks & Recreation

 Bangor Parks and Recreation received a Facility of Merit Award for the Bangor Waterfront
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2014 Facilities of Merit Award South Portland

South Portland Parks & Recreation

South Portland Parks and Recreation received a Facility of Merit Award for Wainwright Farms Recreation Complex
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2014 Facilities of Merit Award Standish

Standish Parks & Recreation

Standish Parks and Recreation received a Facility of Merit Award for Johnson Field
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2014 Facilities of Merit Award Westbrook

Westbrook Recreation

Westbrook Recreation received a Facility of Merit Award for the Westbrook Community Center
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2013 William V. Haskell Distinguished Professional of the Year Award

Lucky D'Ascanio

Falmouth Town Manager Nathan Poore presented Lucky D'Ascanio with the 2013 William V. Haskell Distinguished Professional of the Year AwardHere are some excerpts from Nathan Poore's award presentation to...
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2013 Dr. Bill Eckart Young Professional Award

Anthony Johnson

MRPA Treasurer and Director of Cape Elizabeth Community Services Russell Packett (left) presented Anthony Johnson with the Dr. Bill Eckart Young Professional AwardIn presenting the award to Anthony, his...
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citizen volunteer of the year award

2013 Citizen Volunteer of the Year Award

Ted Hellier

South Portland Recreation Programmer Sabrina Best (standing on left), presented South Portland Youth Lacrosse Coach Ted Hellier with the 2013 Citizen Volunteer of the Year AwardSabrina Best presented Ted...
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2013 Facilities of Merit Award

Town of Yarmouth

Community volunteer Dan Ostrye and Yarmouth Community Services Director Marsha Noyes accepted the 2013 Facilities of Merit Award presented to the Town of Yarmouth for its development of the West Side TrailMRPA...
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