Congratulations to Peter Sortino, Citizen of the Year

Peter Sortino receives the Keeper of Forest Park award from Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis in April 2016.

Peter Sortino receives the Keeper of Forest Park award from Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis in April 2016.

Longtime Forest Park Forever Board of Directors member Peter Sortino has just been named Citizen of the Year by the St. Louis Citizen of the Year Committee and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This is the most prestigious recognition a St. Louisan can receive for civic service. Peter has had a remarkable impact on the region, especially through his enduring advocacy for the region’s parks and green spaces. All of us at Forest Park Forever, just one of several organizations he has championed, send our congratulations to Peter for this meaningful and deserved honor.

Click here to read the Post-Dispatch's profile of Peter.