Wildlife Division Head Steve Whiteman proudly holds the first-place Executive Office award during the celebratory luncheon for the Division of Natural Resources (DNR) on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the SunUte Community Center. During the 100th Annual Southern Ute Fair Parade all Permanent Fund departments that participated in this year’s parade were judged for an award given by Executive Officer James “Mike” Olguin. The winners of the Executive Office award were selected based on float design, detail, float assembly and parade participation.
The Southern Ute Education Department placed third for the Executive Office award for their entry into the 100th Annual Southern Ute Fair Parade, the department accepted the award on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy.
Chief Financial Officer Christine Hudgens displays the Second Place Executive Office Award on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The Finance Department celebrated their accomplishments with lunch at the Willows Bistro restaurant.