Barbara Ternes, Parks Place Community Resource Center Director, was recently awarded the 2009 Agency of Human Services Secretary's Community Award for the Springfield District.
Recipients embody the Agency's values of respect, integrity and commitment to excellence in their work. Lynn Boyle, Springfield District Field Director, complimented Barbara and the work of Parks Place to "...forge connections among programs and the natural supports in the community. She [Barbara] is a gracious, caring and intelligent leader."
Parks Place is a welcoming resource center located in Bellows Falls. Home to health, education, employment, case management and counseling programs, it provides a convenient and safe location for community members to make lasting, positive changes in their lives.
For more information about Parks Place contact Robyn Weisel at 463-9927 ext. 104.