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Community Wellness Hub Thrives In Shawnee, Kansas

By Matt Mann | Posted on December 21, 2023

Matt Mann, the recreation manager for the City of Shawnee, Kansas, Parks & Recreation Department, peels back the curtain and give insight into what has made their Community Wellness Hub operate best.

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Youth Sports Equity Grant: Year One Roundup

By Nelson Musselman | Posted on December 19, 2023

NRPA is excited to share impacts from the inaugural Youth Sports Equity Grant Program, which is part of a multiyear partnership with Musco Lighting designed to advance equitable access to youth sports in parks and recreation.

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NRPA and Bobcat Partnership Builds Resilient Park Access: City of Stonecrest, Georgia

By Rukmini Kalamangalam | Posted on December 14, 2023

Thanks to Bobcat Company, The City of Stonecrest Parks and Recreation has recently completed a 1.5-mile trail in Everett Park. This project was one of five made possible by a partnership between Bobcat and NRPA.

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Parks Providing Opportunities: A Young Professional’s Testimony

By Chandler Nobles, MS, CPRP | Posted on December 13, 2023

Chandler Nobles, athletics supervisor at Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority, shares how a career in parks and recreation has given him opportunities that he otherwise would have never had

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Building Belonging: Neurodivergent Perspectives in Parks and Recreation (Part I) — Episode 148

By Cort Jones and Christina High | Posted on December 5, 2023

On the latest episode of Open Space Radio, we're discussing neurodiversity with by Kande Jones, the development director for Mulvane Recreation Commission in Kansas, and Dave McDaniel, the operations coordinator for City of Mobile Parks and Recreation in Alabama.

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