TEMPLE (November 15, 2012)—Temple Parks and Leisure Services department staff won two awards at the Texas Recreation and Park Society Region 5 Workshop and Rodeo held in San Antonio on November 9.
Irrigation Technician, David Cobb, and Maintenance Worker, John Young, won first place in Irrigation Installation Assembly at the Equipment Rodeo.
The Equipment Rodeo is a series of competitions designed to test the skills of parks maintenance staff.
Temple Parks and Leisure Services was also awarded the Best Department Marketing Plan for their efforts in promoting the services of the department to the community.
“We strive to offer great programs, facilities, and events for our community and it is very important that we have a marketing plan in place so that everyone in the community is aware of and can take advantage of all we offer,” said Temple Parks and Leisure Services Marketing Coordinator, Kristi Sykora.