The ORPA Private Sector Partner Award recognizes a business entity, corporation or non-profit organization that has made a significant contribution to the park and recreation profession, either through an agency or the state association. Nominees may be recognized for their significant financial support, volunteer time, in-kind services, equipment, or other contributions to parks and recreation in Oregon. Nominees’ actions should be made without concern for direct personal or corporate gain or profit. Organizations may only receive this award once every five years. Contributions must have been made prior to the nomination deadline. Nominees are not required to be a member of ORPA.
Nominations are due Friday, August 23, 2019, by 5:00 PM.
To make a nomination for the Private Sector Partner Award, please answer the following questions and provide any required information as instructed. Contact the Awards Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the nomination process.
ORPA Awards will be presented at the 2019 ORPA Conference Awards Luncheon in Portland, Oregon on October 16th. Winners are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their award. If your nominee is selected to receive the award, you will be expected to provide a two- to three-minute video that highlights the winner's contributions. If production of a video is not possible, a 2-3 minute slide presentation with accompanying script may suffice. Videos are not required as part of the nomination process. The video or slide presentation for the winning recipient will be due on Monday, September 30, 2019.