Banquet 2023

05/16/2023 04:00 PM - 07:30 PM ET


  • $40.00  -  Individual Attendee (Per Person)
  • $300.00  -  Table for 4 Sponsorship ($300)
  • $600.00  -  Table for 8 Sponsorship ($600)




Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation Cordially Invites You to Our
14th Annual Parks and Forests Awards Banquet


Tuesday | May 16, 2023


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


Reception Hour with hors d'oeuvres, beer, and wine: 4:00 PM * Buffet Dinner: 5:00 PM * Dessert: 7:00 PM
Silent Auction to Benefit Accessible Recreation


Awards Program following Dinner


Cost. . . . . . .$40.00 per person

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


Honoring our winners:


Cliff Jones Keystone Legacy Award—Marcus Schneck (posthumously)
Sponsor: PA Media Group


Joseph Ibberson Government Award—Mike Piaskowski, DCNR PA Outdoor Corps Coordinator
Sponsor: KCI Technologies, Inc.


President’s Award
Jack Stefferud, Natural Lands 
Sponsor: Snyder Appraisal Associates


Multi-Sensory Trail at Cook Forest State Park
Sponsor: Seneca Resources


Chair's AwardNew Trail Brewing Company
Sponsor: Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)


Park of the Year—R.B. Winter State Park
Sponsor: Stahl-Sheaffer Engineering, LLC


Forest of the Year—Pinchot State Forest
Sponsor: AFSCME Council 13


Improvement Award—Nittany Valley Mountain Biking Association
Sponsor: Happy Valley Adventure Bureau


Volunteer of the Year—Patti & Jamey Hutchinson, Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center
Sponsor: The Organic Snack Company/Kate's Real Food


Education Award
Friends of Worlds End

Sponsor: Lewis Lumber Products


Wayne Sierer, Bureau of Forestry


Young Volunteer Award—Angelica Brill
Sponsor: Kate Harper, Esquire


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Please RSVP by May 2, 2023

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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


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