Kelly Attridge, supervisor of the 55+ Program in Perinton, recently received the Young Professional Award from the Genesee Valley Recreation and Park Society.
Attridge started her position in 2017. The 55+ Program provides activities and seminars for residents at the Perinton Community Center and plans outings throughout the year. The lounge offers games and puzzles, or a place to socialize.
The program serves hundreds of lunches a week to residents and nonresidents.
Throughout 2018, Perinton had 47,886 senior participants check in to fitness classes and is on pace to surpass that number in 2019.
The GVRPS Young Professional Award goes to current park and recreation professionals that exhibit the attributes of emerging leaders, as displayed through their initiative, innovation and contributions to the park and recreation field.