Portage TOWNSHIP Parks Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

By: Contributor Last Updated: August 22, 2012

Portage-Trustee-Scott-BrendanBrendan Clancy, Portage Township Trustee, recognized volunteers at the August 14th Portage Township Dept. of Parks and Recreation Board Meeting for their outstanding dedication and performance for the first annual Portage TOWNSHIP SummerFest, as well as, their commitment to their community. “Our festival could not have been successful without your hard work and dedication,” states Clancy, addressing volunteers at the meeting.

Approximately 30 people attended the monthly Township Parks Board meeting and were recognized for their commitment. Trustee Clancy first awarded groups and individuals with a certificate of appreciation for their volunteerism during festival weekend. Among those recognized were; Randy Wilkening, Norman Sanders and the Portage High School JROTC, Ron Ranta and the South Haven Boys & Girls Club-Torch & Keystone Clubs, and the Steve & Eva Cloyd Family.

Next, Trustee Clancy read two separate Proclamations, recognizing volunteers for their Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Portage Township SummerFest and to their community. Those honored with a Proclamation in their name were Scott Williams and Jessica Bailey.

Portage-Trustee-Jessica-BrendanPortage TOWNSHIP Department and Recreation Board Members congratulated and thanked volunteers for their service.

The 2nd Annual Portage Township SummerFest is scheduled Thursday through Sunday, June 13th-16th, 2013. For more information or to volunteer, please contact the Portage TOWNSHIP Dept. of Parks and Recreation at 219.762.1623 x31.

Portage TOWNSHIP Department of Parks and Recreation is dedicated to fostering the well-being of the Portage Township community by; engaging families in healthy recreation, stimulating community pride, and instilling values of natural preservation and a healthier ‘greener’ living for all.