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Webinar: Building on the Legacy - 75 Years of Recreation and Parks Heritage (2017)
Member Price$20.00
Non-Member Price$30.00
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Session Description:
This year FRPA celebrates 75 years of education, advocacy and professional development.  This program will take a look back in time to chart the progress of recreation and parks in bringing vitality to the Sunshine State, while providing a foundation to launch us forward into the next 75 years. 

Speaker Info:
John McCarthy is the former General Manager of Parks and Recreation for Sarasota County Government. John was recently the Executive Director for SCOPE (Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence), and has recently taken a position as the Executive Director for Gulf Coast Heritage, Historic Spanish Point. John is a former President of the FRPA Foundation, is a faculty member of the Joe Abrahams Academy for Leadership Excellence, and has been a frequent FRPA presenter.


Learning Objectives
Participants will:

  • Learn the role of recreation and parks throughout the ages, with special emphasis on Florida.

  • Learn how to explore the role of your own parks systems in the development of your community.

  • Learn how to weave your own department's history into communication and marketing materials.

    120 minutes
    0.2 CEUs