Brett Oppegaard is honored by the National Park Service
Camas man earns national award for volunteer service
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A local resident has received national recognition for his efforts to help make history more interesting for younger generations.
Brett Oppegaard, of Camas, accepted the George and Helen Hartzog Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service, in Washington, D.C., in February. The award was presented to him by National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.
Oppegaard received a crystal medallion, inscribed with the National Park Service logo. The award was presented in an engraved wooden box.
The National Parks Foundation paid for his travel expenses to the nation's capital.