TEXARKANA, Texas — The city Parks and Recreation Department has won an award for its recent work transforming the Bringle Lake Park spillway into a colorful art display.
The Texas Recreation and Parks Society-North Texas recognized the Bringle Lake Art Project with an Arts and Humanities Award, according to a news release from Erin Rogers, the Parks and Rec communication coordinator who spearheaded the work.
The award honors a "project or program that promotes cultural art for example: theatre, culinary, reading, painting, sculpting, drawing, quilting, etc.," according to the release.
TRAPS is a nonprofit educational and professional organization that focuses on advancing the profession of parks, recreation and leisure services in Texas. It gives awards annually based on submissions from across the state.
Parks and Rec staff will attend the TRAPS Conference on Nov. 8 in Frisco, Texas, to accept the award.