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DISC GOLF COURSE VOTED
BEST IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA

Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department would like to congratulate  Dr. Eric Heine, Dave Goldberg and our Parks and Facility Maintenance Division especially Superintendent, Kent Johnston, Bart Williams, Carrie Burnette, and Gary Thompson. The Hobbs Disc Golf Course was just voted the number one course in the State of Georgia. I am very proud of everyone involved because this was a great collaborative partnership between the private and public sector. Thank you to everyone involved who made this dream become a reality for our Carrollton Community. Job well done!
Pictured Left to Right: Gary Thompson, Superintendent, Kent Johnston, Bart Williams, Carrie Burnette and Dr. Eric Heine

 Congratulations to the Carrollton GreenBelt for the wonderful article that was in the National Recreation and Parks Association December issue.

http://www.nrpa.org/parks-recreation-magazine/2016/december/the-health-benefits-of-a-bicycle-pedestrian-trail/

 

City of Carrollton

Parks and Recreation Department

Honors Volunteers

 

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.