High honor for Elgin’s Parks & Rec savant Posted in: News After only a five-year campaign as program manager for Elgin’s Parks and Recreation Department, earning over $564,000 in grant funds, Elizabeth Marzec took home the title of Parks Professional of the Year for the central region of Texas. The Texas Recreation and Parks Society recognizes a professional every year who has made an outstanding contribution to their department, community and the profession.The honor is typically awarded to workers who have been in the profession for several decades and is comparable to a lifetime achievement award in this particular workspace, according to Marzec. The competing central region includes bigger cities like ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!