LIVERMORE -- The California Park and Recreation Society, the largest organization of park and recreation professionals in the United States, recently recognized the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District with two awards.

The society honored LARPD's Summer 2013 Parks & Play Activity Guide with the statewide C.R.E.A.M. Award of Excellence for Marketing and Communications for a print publication or materials ,for districts with populations of 50,001 to 125,000. LARPD was also recognized by the society's District 3, which includes Alameda and Contra Costa counties, for its partnership with Livermore-based Masonic Lodge Mosaic 218, with the Outstanding Nonprofit Organization Partner in Parks and Recreation award.

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