Award honorees pictured from left to right. Front row: Maureen Eaton and Mike Doonan of Dan Jansen Family Fest, Michelle Heinze, daughter of Joan Stevens, Beverly Myers, and Jim Patterson and sister of Solid Gold McDonald's. Back row: Kathy Doonan of Dan Jansen Family Fest, Kyle Malin, Steve Krukowski, Rick Eaton of Dan Jansen Family Fest, Stephanie Wolfgang, Mark Hochschild of Greenfield DPW, Jennifer Dykes, Jim Lubner of U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary, and Marceile Mueller.
The Greenfield Parks & Recreation Department hosted the 17th annual Staff Recognition and Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday, February 9th at Carl's Catering. About 60 people braved the cold and blowing snow to be in attendance to celebrate with those being recognized for their contributions to the Department. The theme to this year's banquet is the "Road To Success." Those staff members, volunteers, and organizations included in "the winner's circle" are listed below.
Youth Sports Coach of the Year: Kyle Malin
Program Instructors of the Year: Stephanie Wolfgang and Evan Weishan
Adult Sports Official of the Year: Steve Kurkowski
Volunteers of the Year: Marceile Mueller and Beverly Myers
Special Recognition Awards: Dan Jansen Family Fest, Inc., Greenfield DPW, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Jim Lubner), Solid Gold McDonald's, River Falls Recreation Center
Special Announcements: Jim Smrz, Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association Award
Employee of the Year: Jennifer Dykes
Hall of Fame Inductee: Joan Stevens, Greenfield Beautification Committee