On November 23rd, 2002, the Denver Parks and Recreation Department held its 2002 All Volunteer Recognition Reception at the Chief Hosa Lodge near Evergreen in the foothills outside of Denver.
Nippon Kan was recognized as “Outstanding Volunteer Partner” and awarded a plaque presented by Denver Parks Department Volunteer Coordinator Joan Wilson. Nippon Kan was commended as an outstanding volunteer partner of over ten years, and as the hardest working group they have ever had as part of their volunteer program team!
Present to accept the award was Nippon Kan Vice President, Emily Busch. Other groups represented were the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, the Greenway Foundation, the United Way, Starbucks Coffee, The Colorado Department of Education, the Denver Public Schools, the Denver Zoo, The City Park Alliance and the Boy Scouts of America.