SUMMIT, NJ - David Guida Jr. and Jaime Colucci, both program supervisors with the City of Summit Department of Community Programs (DCP), have each been honored with an award from the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association (NJRPA).

Guida Jr, received the William D. Foelsch Young Professional Award for his "exceptional work in providing programs and special events in Summit." He was also recognized for his contributions to the NJRPA for serving on several committees and in leadership roles. An eight-year veteran of the DCP, Guida Jr. secures corporate sponsorships for City-wide special events and he is involved in producing most major events held on the Village Green, including the “Screen on the Green” and “Hot Summer Nights Concert Series.”

Colucci was presented with the Agency Showcase Award for his re-branding of the 70th Anniversary of the Summit 4th of July event. The former Presiding Officer of the DCP Advisory Board, he became a full-time Program Supervisor with the department, overseeing graphic design, promotions, communications and project management. He was given management responsibility over the $6.5 million Summit Community Center renovation / construction project. Most recently Colucci managed the completion of the artificial turf replacement and bleacher projects at Investors Bank Field.

The NJRPA is "dedicated to enhancing the lives of all New Jersey residents by supporting outstanding park, recreation, and natural resources management programs."