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2011-07-12 15:41:00

NRPA and NASPD Urge Nation's Leaders to Create Jobs by Revitalizing Public Park and Recreation Facilities ASHBURN, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) issued a letter to every member of Congress proposing the creation of a Conservation Construction Corps--a national employment program to put Americans back to work and revitalize local, state and national...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

NRPA is Encouraging Citizens to Celebrate by Signing the "ËœFive in July' Park Pledge Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce that July is national Park and Recreation Month. Since 1985, Americans have celebrated Park and Recreation Month during the month of July to promote the importance of parks and recreation in establishing and maintaining healthy lifestyles and communities. This year's theme is "Rock Your...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has awarded $180,000 in grants to 15 park and recreation agencies in the U.S. to pilot the new SNAG (Starting New at Golf) G-Ball program in 2011 -- in order to connect youth to the outdoors, and increase engagement in golf and recreational sports. Ashburn, Va. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has awarded $180,000 in grants to 15 park and recreation agencies in the U.S. to pilot the new SNAG...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

AAPRA and NRPA select agencies to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. This year's proud sponsor of the Gold Medal Awards program is Musco Lighting LLC. Founded...


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