P&R Receives “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles” Award


Staff Report

Milford Parks and Recreation Department was a recipient of the “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles” award given by the Sussex Child Health Promotion Coalition. The ceremony took place at the University of Delaware’s Sussex County Cooperative Extension building in Georgetown on October 27, 2011.

This award is given twice a year by the Coalition to individuals, organizations or businesses who go above and beyond to promote a healthy lifestyle for the families of Sussex County. Milford Parks and Recreation was chosen because of the diverse range of outdoor recreation opportunities they offer as well as the recreational programming they provide to encourage families to engage in healthy lifestyles.

Shown in the picture (left to right) with the award is Mary Betts, Recreation Superintendent, Gary L. Emory, Director of Milford Parks and Recreation, Keith Short, Parks & Recreation Supervisor and Doreen Wrightsman, Office Manager.