The Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation was awarded the District’s J. Roy Houston Conservation Partnership Award at a reception held on September 9.
Accepting the award for the foundation were (center) Linda McKenna Boxx, chairman; Zan McKenna Rich, vice chairman; and Nathan McKenna Boxx, treasurer.
District chairman Ron Rohall (second from left) and Distrit board member Westmoreland County Commissioner Ted Kopas (far right) presented the award for the District.
Barry Kukovich, manager, Communications and Community Affairs, (far left) participated in the ceremony for Peoples Natural Gas, which sponsors the annual award, which is named for the District’s previous long-time chairman and former Peoples Natural Gas marketing manager, J. Roy Houston.
Mike and Ina Bazley (right) received the award for Conservation Farmer of the Year.
Making the presentation on behalf of the Conservation District were, left to right, board members Westmoreland County Commissioner Ted Kopas and Kim Edward Miller.