VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 33 August 19, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 33 August 19, 2021 JOIN US FOR THE LAST REAL TALK SESSION! September 14th: The Trans Community Enjoys Recreation Too: Gender Equity and Inclusion Access to public facilities (and the societal priority for diverse, inclusive, and equitable rights of all individuals) has initiated public facility operators to be sensitive and prepared…

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VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 32 August 11, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 32 August 11, 2021 Resource Groups and Service Areas – Share Your News Share your meeting news, upcoming events, goals, and even a photo or two! You can provide a block for the weekly E-update (send to vrps@vrps.com by COB on Mondays for inclusion in the Wednesday e-newsletter) OR submit an article…

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VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 31 August 4, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 31 August 4, 2021 Scholarship Application Now OPEN James K. Cole Scholarship This scholarship was developed in memory of James K. Cole, a Parks and Recreation Professional from the City of Virginia Beach, who was dedicated to the profession. As a memorial to his life’s work, an academic scholarship was…

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VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 30 July 28, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 30 July 28, 2021 Meet Your 2022 VRPS President! On Thursday, July 22, 2021, the VRPS Board of Directors elected Matt Spruill, CPRP, as President of VRPS for 2022. Matt is a graduate of Christopher Newport University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Hospitality Management. Now in his 20th year…

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VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 29 July 21, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 29 July 21, 2021 Congratulations to VRPS 2022 Elected Board Members! The following professionals were elected to VRPS Boards: VRPS Board of Directors: Karen Lussier, City of Fairfax Parks & Recreation Tabitha Martinez, Hopewell Recreation and Parks James Mickle, City of Norfolk Recreation, Parks & Open Space Aquatics Resource Group: Allen Dunn,…

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VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 28 July 14, 2021

VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 28 July 14, 2021 August 10th: TR, Inclusion, ADA, Oh My! What You Need to Know! September 14th: The Trans Community Enjoys Recreation Too: Gender Equity and Inclusion Register HERE and See Brochure with Topic Details HERE Park Operations Resource Group Meeting The Park Operations Resource Group (PORG) offers information, education, and networking opportunities…

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