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Congratulations to the Carrollton GreenBelt for the wonderful article that was in the National Recreation and Parks Association December issue.
City of Carrollton
Parks and Recreation Department
Athletic Volunteer of the Year for CPRD: Jamie Henderson
Left to Right, Director, Peter Maierhofer, Janie Hutchinson, Chris Collins, Julie Ivey, Jamie Henderson, Mayor, Walt Hollingsworth, Tonya Pittman, Ricky Walker, Glenn McGinnis, John Layng
Jamie Henderson’s accomplished athletic career is well documented and revered by all members of the Trojan Nation. As a volunteer Coach, Jamie is always making sure that all kids have the proper equipment, He buys schools clothes and shoes. Transports kids to and from practice, making sure that they’ve eaten, and that there are groceries in the house. He, already was a hometown hero long before he started coaching with us, but stories like this are what sets him apart.
Parks/Maintenance Volunteer of the Year for CPRD: Malachi Ivey
Left to Right, Director, Peter Maierhofer, Janie Hutchinson, Chris Collins, Malachi Ivey, Kent Johnston, Mayor, Walt Hollingsworth, Tonya Pittman, Ricky Walker, Glenn McGinnis
Malachi Ivey was chosen as the Parks and Facilities Division Volunteer of the Year for 2017 for his work on planning, designing, fund raising and coordinating the building and completion of the Kayak Canoe Launch at Hobbs Farm. Malachi did an amazing job on this awesome project using volunteers and donations of time, money and labor from his Scout troop and the community to complete this project. Job well done.
Leisure Program Volunteer of the Year for CPRD: Tricia Costley
Left to Right, Chris Collins, , Tonya Pittman, Stacey Kyne, Donna Ford, Ali Trent, Tricia Costley, Mayor, Walt Hollingsworth, Ricky Walker, Janie Hutchinson, Director, Peter Maierhofer, Glen McGinnis
Tricia Costley has served as the special events coordinator on the Parents’ Advisory Board for the Carrollton Flexettes Gymnastics Team for the past two years. Tricia tactfully planned each of our team-wide events by incorporating a perfect amount of fun and excitement for our team of 85 gymnasts. In a world where everyone is too busy, Tricia Costley make our world a better place to live and our community a great place to grow.
Senior Center Volunteer of the Year for CPRD: Carol McCauley & Marianne Wilson
Left to Right, Glen McGinnis, Chris Collins, Donna Ford, Carol McCauley, Marianne Wilson, Danielle Jenkins, Mayor, Walt Hollingsworth, Ricky Walker, Tonya Pittman, Janie Hutchinson
Marianne Wilson and Carol McCauley both have been volunteering to teach the West Georgia Silver Liners line dance class through the Carrollton Senior Center for over 10 years. They tag team and teach these classes to senior adults. Every month they coordinate events, dress alike and perform for the public at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and more.
Therapeutic Volunteer of the Year for CPRD: Emily Robison
Left to Right, , Janie Hutchinson, Glenn McGinnis, , Director, Peter Maierhofer, Donna Ford, Emily Robison, Mayor, Walt Hollingsworth, Ricky Walker, Tonya Pittman, Chris Collins
Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. Emily Robison has been a volunteer for Carrollton Special Olympics for eleven years. She was both a teacher and a friend to every child she worked with in the program. Mr. Sutton has chosen Emily as the Therapeutic Volunteer of the Year because every time he needs help he can count on Emily.