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      Celebrating our 25th Anniversary

Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation Cordially Invites You to Our
15th Annual Parks and Forests Awards Banquet

Tuesday | May 14, 2024

The Recreation/Reception Hall at Little Buffalo State Park
Black Hill Road
Newport, PA

* Reception Hour with hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine: 4:30 PM *

* Buffet Dinner: 5:30 PM *

Featuring farm to table, handcrafted cuisine from Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, who utilize as many farms, markets, orchards as possible, crafting each seasonal menu with sustainability and individuality. 

Silent Auction to Benefit Accessible Recreation

Awards Program Following Dinner

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Cost. . . . . . . $50

Full Table Sponsorship: Eight tickets . . . . . . . $ 600
Half Table Sponsorship: Four tickets . . . . . . . $ 300

Honoring our winners:


Cliff Jones Keystone Legacy Award—Pennsylvania Forestry Association

Joseph Ibberson Government Award—Wayne Kober

President’s Award—Purple Lizard Maps

Chair’s AwardBarbara Barksdale

Park of the Year—Neshaminy State Park

Forest of the Year—William Penn State Forest

Improvement Award

Gary Kirk

Friends of Michaux

Volunteer of the Year

Margarita Caicedo

Lackawanna State Park Trail Care Crew

Education Award

Mike Teeter

French & Indian War Officers’ Corps

Young Volunteer Award—Hung Pham

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

For more information, contact PPFF:
717.236.7644 •
Marci J. Mowery, President

Reception Sponsor:

Dessert Sponsor:

Beer Sponsor: New Trail Brewing Company

Wine Sponsor:

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Can’t make it to the banquet but would like to donate in support of the awardees?

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Are you an award winner and need to claim your two complimentary tickets? Do so with a click to the button (and congratulations)!



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