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2017 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

FRPA has released our Legislative Priorities for the 2017 Legislative Session.  Be sure you familiarize yourself with the priorities in these general areas.  As the Session progresses FRPA Elerts will be emailed directly to members so you can stay up-to-date on the specific bills we are following on your behalf.

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.

11/9/16
Miami-Dade Park's Maria Nardi receives AIA Miami Top Honor [Miami-Dade County]

10/19/16
Lakeland Volunteers to Plant Flowers, Spruce Up Park [The Ledger]

9/20/16
Miami-Dade County wins USDOT Mayors' Safer Streets Challenge Award [Miami-Dade County]
Miami's First (PARK)ing Day 

9/8/2016
Sarasota County Earns State Sports Tourism Award

8/20/2016
Gainesville Opens Depot Park...and it's a Hit! [Gainesville Sun] 

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2017 CANDIDATE INFORMATION

The 2017 Ballot to select the next President Elect and two Vice Presidents will be mailed out via email on February 15, 2017. Vice Presidents serve two year terms, and the President Elect automatically moves to the Presidency the year following their term as President Elect. Only current members are allowed to vote during this process.
To review each candidate's information, please select the office below.

 
 

ROADMAP TO HEALTHY LIVING

The Florida Department of Agriculture: Roadmap to Healthy Living map has been updated with parks submitted by agencies throughout the state. This map features local data, including diet related figures. Now there are parks listed on there to connect people to active opportunities. Click the image below to be taken to the website. To access the Parks layer, click "layers" and make sure "Parks & Recreation" is checked.

FDACS SUMMER BREAKSPOT PROGRAM

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will is hosting the 2017 Summer Breakspot Partners Meeting on January 24, 2017. RSVP by December 21st to attend a meeting in your area. Meetings will be held in Broward, Monroe, Duval, Miami-Dade, Hillsborough, Orange and Leon Counties. For more information or to RSVP, click here.

TAMPA BAY RAYS DAYS WITH FRPA


The Tampa Bay Rays have once again committed to providing FRPA Days With the Rays to local government summer recreation programs.  In 2017, there will be two days your summer camp participants can enjoy this fun filled outing.  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 21 (vs. Reds) and Wednesday, July 26 (vs. Orioles).  Mark your calendars now and plan on having more great Days With the Rays.  Download Information


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