Park Citizen of the Year

The Friends of the Parks and Trails are asking for the public's helping honoring people who have worked for parks within Ramsey County. Now is the time to nominate that person for the annual Park Citizen award offered by the Friends. The winner of the award will be announced at the Friends' annual meeting, Tuesday, June 19 which will be in Highland Park, 1200 Montreal Ave., St. Paul.

The Friends will also honor a group who has worked to support parks and trails.

The general public is encouraged to submit nominations. Although there is only one "Park Citizen" for 2006, and one Volunteer Group, all who are nominated will be honored.

To review criteria or for more information, review the Friends Web site friendsoftheparks.org.

Nominations should be submitted by Tuesday, June 12 to 1621 Beechwood Ave. St. Paul, 55116, or to peggylynch@visi.com. For additional information, call 698-4543.

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