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From Clean-Up Crews to Trailblazers: Recognizing Volunteers

By Tim Badolato | Posted on July 26, 2023

Volunteers contribute their time and effort to your park and recreation agency’s programs. Learn more about methods you can use to recognize your volunteers.

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Advancing Equity Through the RCN Program

By Elyse Gentile | Posted on July 25, 2023

The Department of Transportation is offering grant funding for projects that increase multimodal access to recreation and park spaces, making park and recreation agencies the perfect applicants.

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Bobcat blog 410

Local Partnerships Build Resilient Park Access

By Rukmini Kalamangalam | Posted on July 21, 2023

NRPA is partnering with Bobcat Company, a global compact equipment, innovation and worksite solutions brand, to advance our shared goals of building vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation.

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The Importance of Community-Based Organizations in Parks and Recreation

By Clement Lau, DPPD, FAICP | Posted on July 20, 2023

As a planner for over 17 years at the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Clement Lau has partnered and worked closely with numerous CBOs in L.A. County on equity-driven, transformational plans and projects.

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Elevate Community Health with National Farmers Market Week This August

By Liliana Ruiz Fischer | Posted on July 18, 2023

National Farmers Market Week is approaching! The 24th annual celebration takes place August 6 to 12, 2023, and highlights the vital role farmers markets play in the nation’s food system.

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Sports Team Fundraising: 3 Strategies to Reach More Donors

By Brad Dowhaniuk | Posted on July 17, 2023

Funding your sports team can be an expensive endeavor. Use these strategies to get more donations so team members can continue to play and stay active.

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Understanding Intent vs. Impact in Driving Workplace Change

By Jill Krumholz | Posted on July 13, 2023

Raising employee awareness of the distinction between their intent and the impact they may have can avoid misunderstandings and boost honest communication.

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Important Changes Coming to Medicaid and CHIP Programs

By Allison Colman | Posted on July 12, 2023

During COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) temporarily waived certain Medicaid and CHIP requirements and conditions, preventing millions of people from losing their health insurance. These waivers have now expired and some states have resumed eligibility requirements — here's how to help your community navigate the changes.

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Where Community Grows in Columbus, Ohio — Episode 139

By Cort Jones | Posted on July 11, 2023

On this episode of Open Space Radio, we discuss how Columbus (Ohio) Recreation and Parks is creating high-quality, safe and inclusive spaces for the community so everyone can benefit from the power of parks and recreation.

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