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2018 OFFICER NOMINATIONS

The Nominations Cycle for the 2018 Election of Officers for FRPA's Board of Directors will open November 1.  Nominations and Applications for positions will be open through December 9, 2017. Click here to access the Nomination Packet.
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SAVE THE DATE

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will is hosting the 2018 Summer Breakspot Partners Meeting on January 18, 2018 in a one hour webinar format only beginning at 10:00am. More information will be forthcoming but for now, mark your calendars!

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10 MINUTE WALK

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Mayors and communities from around Florida have joined together with the Trust for Public Land, NRPA and the Urban Land Institute to launch a campaign to make a 10 minute walk to a park the standard in American cities.
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HURRICANE RELIEF

fltogethersq.jpgMany of our agencies were impacted by Hurricane Irma. FRPA wants to connect those who need help with those who want to help.Click the image above for more information.​​​

2018 ABRAHAMS ACADEMY

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Ideal Candidates for the Academy

-Seek career advancement from the managerial level to a visionary, leadership role within the parks and recreation profession; and
-Have a minimum of 7 years experience with progressive ascension in employment; and
-Will personally commit to attending the courses, investing time to accomplish post-Academy activities; and return for Session II of the Academy.

What graduates are saying

The information presented by leaders in our profession is next level.  I would highly recommend [Abrahams] to those that want to grow within our industry and network with others who want to achieve that same goal.  ~Matt Armstrong, The Villages Recreation

Download the Justification Letter and let you Supervisor know you are ready to take the next step toward your advancement.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

The following are news items and press releases featuring members and agencies. If you have a news item to share, send it to FRPA.

12/6/17
Cape Coral Opens New SkatePark 
11/3/17
Palm Beach County wins International Marketing Award
10/19/17
Orange County Opens New Pine Hills Trail
9/19/17
Lakeland opens 'pop up' library following Hurricane Irma
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Lakeland Opens New Playground: Hernando's Landing


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