Mundelein - State Representative Ed Sullivan (R-Mundelein) has been awarded the 2012 Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award for the House of Representatives by the Illinois Association of Park Districts for his exemplary dedication to advancing part districts and recreation opportunities for all Illinois Citizens.
"Park districts provide vital services that are a part of the American way of life and create precious memories," said Sullivan. "Park districts teach our children how to swim, play soccer, and bring recreational activities that teach our children vital lessons while building family bonds."
Rep. Sullivan received the award at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in recognition of addressing the most pressing concerns and needs of park districts. While being given the award, the Park Districts said Rep. Sullivan has been a strong supporter of park districts for the past decade and thanked him for his steadfast support of park districts.
"Rep. Sullivan's unwavering support of park districts and the opportunities they provide is unparalleled," said Peter Murphy, President and CEO of the Illinois Association of Park Districts. "The Illinois Association of Park Districts is proud to honor him as the Outstanding Legislator of the Year."