VRPS E-Update: Vol 18 No. 23 June 9, 2021

A Note From the VRPS Office
Next week, June 14th – 18th, Lori will be on vacation. Please address any issues with your password or other pressing questions this week, with an email to vrps@vrps.com, or be prepared to wait for her return, Monday, June 21st. Submissions for the June 16th E-update must be received by noon on Friday, June 11th.
Cast Your Ballots Now
2022 VRPS Board of Directors and Service Area/Resource Group Board Ballots are open!
All ballots for 2022 Service Area and Resource Group boards as well as the VRPS Board of Directors will CLOSE 7/6.
  • Only individuals with voting membership types are eligible to vote: Professional with Agency, Professional, Retired, Life, and College/University Representatives.
  • Individuals may cast only one vote per ballot.
  • Individuals may vote for only one Service Area, determined by the geographic location in which they are employed or reside.  Click here for a Service Area map.
  • Write-in candidates are permissible.
List of Ballots:
Eastern Service Area News
Summer Survival – Virtually train your staff as they prepare for summer camps!
To register multiple people for Summer Survival: One individual will login at vrps.com and put the event in their shopping cart once per attendee, changing the badge name each time. When all are registered, select “Bill Me” at check-out and submit. To make payment by credit card, go to “My Transactions” on the VRPS Home page to access the bill. If payment will be made by check, email lori@vrps.com for an invoice. The individual who completed the registration will receive the Zoom links by email prior to the sessions, to share with the people they registered.
More details on these opportunities can be found on the Eastern Service Area webpage HERE.
See the full brochure, with speaker and topic details HERE
Special Events & Marketing Resource Group (SEMRG)
Stay connected with us! To make sure you don’t miss out on important updates for quarterly meetings, socials and more – join our group SEMRG VRPS on Facebook. You can also visit our website here for the latest updates, too!
For details on award categories, review the Eligibility and Selection Criteria.
Annual Conference Corner
Visit the 2021 VRPS Annual Conference Webpage HERE
Speaker Submissions
Speaker Proposal Deadline
is June 15th, 2021
Exhibit Hall
Monday, October 25th, 2021
12 PM – 6 PM
New Member Spotlight: NetPlay USA
Adventurous play builds physical and mental strength. NetPlay USA structures and adventure play products provide everything your park, playground, or home backyard needs for the perfect combination of challenging fun and safety. NetPlay Systems are designed to last years in even the toughest playground environments and immerse children in a challenging, skill-building experience involving climbing, balancing, decision making, and risk-taking. More information can be found here: https://netplayusa.com/
Going to the NRPA 2021 Conference?
September 21 – 23, 2021
Virginia Hotel Block information HERE
Coming Soon! Kings Dominion Good Any Day Tickets!
More information, including ticket types and updated order forms , will be available on the VRPS Ticket Webpage.
To participate as a Consignment Ticket Agency, complete and submit a “Member Ticket Program Authorization Form“. Ticket order forms will be available soon!
See King Dominion’s ad below