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Out & About: Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board's 14th annual Green Luncheon

Shirley McMarlin
| Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
(From left) Bernie Brazill and Dick Marvin, representing the Kiwanis Club, a recipient of the Audubon Fellows award, join Lewis Fellows award recipient Noel Grimm and his wife, Mary Grimm, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Bernie Brazill and Dick Marvin, representing the Kiwanis Club, a recipient of the Audubon Fellows award, join Lewis Fellows award recipient Noel Grimm and his wife, Mary Grimm, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Director of Public Works Greg McCloskey, Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Director Malcolm Sias, former Citizens Advisory Board member Roy Lenhardt and Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Program Coordinator Brandon Simpson at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Director of Public Works Greg McCloskey, Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Director Malcolm Sias, former Citizens Advisory Board member Roy Lenhardt and Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Program Coordinator Brandon Simpson at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
Westmoreland County Parks Planning Coordinator Jeff Richards (left) and Daniel Vasinko, advisory board vice chairman, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheonat the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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Westmoreland County Parks Planning Coordinator Jeff Richards (left) and Daniel Vasinko, advisory board vice chairman, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheonat the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Zan Rich, Bryan Perry and Linda Boxx at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Zan Rich, Bryan Perry and Linda Boxx at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Lewis Fellows award recipient Karen Jurkovic, advisory board chairwoman Ann Nemanic and advisory board treasurer Theresa Gay Rohall at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on  Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Lewis Fellows award recipient Karen Jurkovic, advisory board chairwoman Ann Nemanic and advisory board treasurer Theresa Gay Rohall at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
Michael Tonti (left) and Gary Sharp represented PNC Bank, recipient of the Olmsted Fellows award,  at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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Michael Tonti (left) and Gary Sharp represented PNC Bank, recipient of the Olmsted Fellows award, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Boy Scout Troop 465 members Nathan Fedornak, Mike Spinella, Dan Laco and Jack Maloney present the colors at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Boy Scout Troop 465 members Nathan Fedornak, Mike Spinella, Dan Laco and Jack Maloney present the colors at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Jessica Marazza, William Urbanik and Anthony Slezak represented SecondHalf Coach Wealth Management, recipient of the Muir Fellows award, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on  Sept. 21, 2017.
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(From left) Jessica Marazza, William Urbanik and Anthony Slezak represented SecondHalf Coach Wealth Management, recipient of the Muir Fellows award, at the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.
(From left) Westmoreland County commissioners Charles Anderson, Gina Cerilli and Ted Kopas attended the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on  Sept. 21, 2017.
Kim Stepinsky | For the Tribune-Review
(From left) Westmoreland County commissioners Charles Anderson, Gina Cerilli and Ted Kopas attended the Westmoreland Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board Green Luncheon at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area on Sept. 21, 2017.

What better way to honor supporters of Westmoreland County parks than in one of those parks — on the glorious last day of summer — with a feast of salads, grilled chicken, steak skewers and goat-cheese cheesecake?

More than 100 guests joined the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board on Sept. 21 at the Twin Lakes Park expansion area in Hempfield for the 14th annual Green Luncheon and recognition program for businesses, organizations and individuals who give of their resources, time and talents to keeping the parks up and running and free for all to enjoy.

Welcoming guests, advisory board chairwoman Ann Nemanic reminded them that they could work off their lunch later with three loops around the upper lake and a loop around the lower lake, “which gets me my 10,000 steps.”

Among honorees (too numerous to mention them all) were Tom Dittman, Noel Grimm, Ron Patun and Karen Jurkovic, the 2017 Lewis Fellows recognized for outstanding service.

The luncheon was sponsored by Quatrini and Rafferty Attorneys at Law and catered by Chef Mark's Palate in Latrobe.

Seen: Phil Koch, Linda Boxx, Greg Phillips, Lisa Hays, Marilyn McSparrin, Joyce Novotny-Prettiman, Nancy Kukovich, Diane Shrader, Michael Ginsburg, Theresa Gay Rohall, Malcolm Sias, Greg McCloskey, Lauren Jones, Randy andElizabeth Stas, Roy Lenhart, Brandon Simpson, Daniel Vasinko, Barbara Ferrier, Michael Tonti and Gary Sharp, along with Westmoreland County Commissioners Charles Anderson, Gina Cerilli and Ted Kopas and state Sen. Kim Ward.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5750, smcmarlin@tribweb.com or via Twitter @shirley_trib.

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