Learn how live music and performances can be successful and profitable for your community. Learning Outcomes: – Take away information that will help determine how to book desirable talent that can draw audiences. – Learn how to develop a desirable area to
In this presentation we will be looking at the importance of your senior center’s members’ council and their role in in supporting center activities and the recruitment and retainment of new members. Learning Outcomes: – Identify potential members as candidates for council.
As our population continues to age, communities must continue to stay livable and usable to all because the reality is that we’re designing these communities for our future selves. According to the World Health Organization, by 2050, 2 billion people will be
Every season, community members eagerly look forward to their area park districts’ annual special events. As recreation professionals, how do we keep these events fresh and exciting year after year while maintaining quality and sticking to a budget? Recreation professionals from the
Discover what esports are and why they are quickly becoming a staple of recreation. In addition, hear more about what it would take for you to become involved with esports and how easy it can be! Learning Outcomes: – Learn about esports.
In this presentation, through personal experiences and statistics, we will emphasize the importance and effects parks and recreation can offer preschool students for their future learning process once they enter kindergarten or first grade. One of many startling statistics is that two-thirds
We live in a fast-paced world. Before the pandemic, we were constantly looking for ways to streamline and automate processes in our agencies. Out of necessity, meetings and virtual programming have become commonplace. While technology has undoubtedly enhanced our world and helped
Safe2Help Illinois is a comprehensive resource for students, teachers, and the community to support students’ social, emotional, and behavioral health and includes a 24/7 program where students can use a free app, text/phone, website, and other social media platforms to report school
The rate of youth sports “incidents” (including negative behaviors, injuries, and various forms of abuse) has continued to rise, garnering national attention. Recent federal and state initiatives to improve coach vetting and training have resulted in mandates for specific action in an
Step up and sample some great things on the menu, from appetizers and main courses to desserts. Whether you are new or a “seasoned” staff member, there will be something for everyone: program ideas, trip ideas, day and overnight and basic morsels