Exceptional Workplace Award

January 26, 2015

The Vernon Hills Park District was among nine Illinois Park District’s to be awarded the 2014 Exceptional Workplace Award from the Illinois Park and Recreation Association’s Health and Wellness Committee. The criteria applicants were scored on included staff wellness programs, continuing education, team building, community involvement, environmental policy, risk management, professionalism and more. Vernon Hills Park District scored 48 points out of a possible 48 points. Vernon Hills Park District Executive Director, Jeff Fougerousse, accepted the award on January 23, 2015 at the 2015 IAPD/IPRA (Illinois Association of Park Districts/ Illinois Park & Recreation Association) Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois.