Fix recreation commission before adding more – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Natchez and Adams County have begun discussions of repairing a broken recreation commission.

The Natchez-Adams County Recreation Commission’s nine members are appointed, three each, by the Adams County Board of Supervisors, the Natchez Board of Aldermen and the Natchez Adams School District.

Under the volunteer commission, business was not being conducted properly. Volunteer members failed to show up for meetings; sometimes the commission would go for months without obtaining a

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Melrose Recreation Department kicks off first citywide Rise of the Pumpkin People Halloween event – News – Melrose Free Press

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Gather your pumpkins, scarecrows, and other Halloween decorations for the first ever Wicked Melrose Rise of the Pumpkin People.

Melrose Together, in partnership with the Melrose Recreation Department (MRD), is hosting the first ever citywide Wicked Melrose Rise of the Pumpkin People event. Melrosians and local businesses are encouraged to decorate their front lawn

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Lincolnway Special Recreation Association offering less programming, but getting through pandemic safely

The Lincolnway Special Recreation Association has not seen anywhere near the number of registrants for its programs as has in the past, but Executive Director Keith Wallace and the rest of the staff have found ways to keep many participants engaged. 

“We love to do programs to (try and reach all our participants),” Wallace said. “We’ve tried to do all programs that would comply with the executive order. We started

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Get free COVID-19 testing at Shreveport church, recreation centers

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – There are several places around Shreveport where you can get free coronavirus testing this week.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will be offering COVID-19 testing at the following locations:

Monday, Oct. 12

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • David Raines Park Community Center – 2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport

Tuesday, Oct. 13

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Querbes Park Community Center – 3500 Beverly Place, Shreveport

Wednesday, Oct.

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Missoula County, MDT search for parking solutions at Sha-Ron recreation site

MISSOULA — While the summer float season has come to a close, Missoula County and its partners are still searching for ways to improve the safety at several Clark Fork River access sites east of Missoula.

Commissioners in August first expressed concern over vehicles lining the shoulder along Highway 200 at the Sha-Ron Fishing Access site once the small parking lot fills.

Last week, they expanded that concern to highway

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MDC expands program providing outdoor recreation on private lands – News – Devils Lake Journal – Devils Lake, ND

The MRAP program provides incentive payments and habitat improvement help to private landowners who open their properties to the public for walk-in hunting, fishing, or wildlife viewing.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications through Nov. 13 for the Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP). The MRAP program provides incentive payments and habitat improvement help to private landowners who open their properties to the public for walk-in hunting,

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Acton Recreation Department to open remote learning enrichment program – News – The Beacon

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The Acton Recreation Department will be opening a Remote Learning Enrichment Program at the Recreation Center mid-October. The Remote Learning Center is in the process of achieving a certification by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education

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Foundation raises $16,000 to help fund Templeton recreation department shortfall

COVID-19 has directly impacted the Templeton Community Services District, with the Parks and Recreation Department receiving the hardest hit.

In an effort to continue providing youth programs safely, the Templeton Recreation Foundation recently held a Keeping the Dream Drive-Thru BBQ fundraiser, serving up tri-tip meals in the Templeton Community Center Parking Lot that included tri-tip, beans, salad, and bread for four. Tickets were $45 each, and by the end of

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Free COVID-19 testing continues at Shreveport recreation centers

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Free coronavirus testing will continue to be offered this week at multiple recreation centers in Shreveport.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will be providing COVID-19 testing at the following locations:

Monday, Oct. 5

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • David Raines Park Community Center – 2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport

Tuesday, Oct. 6

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Querbes Park Community Center – 3500 Beverly Place, Shreveport


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Linden Department of Recreation Offers Various Virtual Classes for Youth

LINDEN, NJ – The City of Linden’s Recreation Department announced a variety of virtual youth classes that began in the month of October.

The classes being offered are the following:

Preschool Drawing: Participants ages 4-5 enthusiasm for art will be encouraged. The class will be held Wednesday, October 28 through December 9, from 4:00-4:45 p.m. (No class November 25) and repeated Thursday, October 29 through December 10, from 1:00-1:45 p.m.

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Outdoor sports and recreation set Fort Dodge apart

Outdoor sports and recreation set Fort Dodge apart

From biking trails to water parks, Fort Dodge has really put an emphasis on outdoor recreation and making sure people of all ages have something to love.

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You may not expect to see these kind of hills and jungle like atmosphere in Fort Dodge, Iowa, but it’s here. Thea opportunity for

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Park & Recreation Commission To Hold Public Hearing On FY2021 Community Matching Fund

Sep 25, 2020 at 7:35 PM

Park & Recreation Commission to
Hold Public Hearing on FY 2021 Community Matching Fund

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2020

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public
hearing to receive information and recommendations from staff on the applications
received for the Fiscal Year 2021 Community Matching Fund on Thursday, October 15 at 7
p.m. Following the public hearing, the
Commission will hold

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Springfield Recreation Department Ready to Welcome Back Seniors “As Safe And Healthy As Possible”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Starting this Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, the Springfield Recreation Department will begin to welcome back senior citizens to the Chisholm Community Center and Chisholm Park after a six-month absence due to the COVID-19 health crisis.

When they return, seniors will find a slate of physically distanced offerings, which will include weekly outdoor fitness class, bingo, cards, computer lab, fitness room, and pickleball. When speaking about the impending

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The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation provides $25,000 in grant funding to support development of CLEDA’s new outdoor recreation initiative

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (CLEDA) – The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) announced Friday that the economic development organization’s newest initiative got a jump start after receiving a New Horizons Grant from The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

The $25,000 grant will fund Outdoor Recreation Fellows, a grassroots leadership training program that lays

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Is ‘Parks and Recreation’ leaving Netflix today? Know where else to stream the show

Netflix is bidding adieu to the NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation today, on October 1, 2020. As fans are upset about this happening, there is another streaming platform where you can watch the iconic show. Read on to know more details:

Also Read: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Returns After 5 Years For Special, Proceeds For COVID-19 Fund

Parks and Recreation to be removed from Netflix

The show is to be removed

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Celebrate the Season with Fall Activities and Classes from Lacey Parks & Recreation

As leaves turn to fiery hues and pumpkins appear on neighborhood doorsteps, Lacey Parks & Recreation is ready for a fall season full of education and recreation. Whether it’s a family-friendly activity box, at-home cookie decorating kit, or exploring the city’s parks on a spooky scavenger hunt, Lacey Parks & Recreation staff have adapted operations to ensure safe, fall activities for Lacey residents and families.

Back by popular demand,
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Parks and Recreation volunteer tests positive for COVID-19

In a press release, Missoula Parks and Recreation announced that one of their volunteers tested positive for COVID-19.

The volunteer last exposure to participants was Sept. 9th.

The Missoula City-County Health Department’s investigation indicates the potential exposure is limited to fewer than 15 participants within a specific recreation program.

MCCHD is responsible for contacting the affected families.

Families do not need to contact Parks and Recreation or the Health Department

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Registration now open for Dare County Parks and Recreation fall activities

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Registration is now open for a variety of Dare County Parks and Recreation programs and activities scheduled for the fall season.

Available activities for children and adults at the Northern Beach Division include Youth Soccer, Youth Gymnastics, Kids Garden Club 1 and Kids Garden Club 2, Kickball Club, Smart Start Soccer, Disc Golf Club, Smart Start Football, Adult Co-Ed Softball and All Sports with Coastal Soccer

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‘We’ll just keep pivoting’: Sumers Recreation to keep students active from afar

Throughout the summer, Washington University had hopes to reopen the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center for the school year. They had a full plan featuring mask requirements, appointment slots and spaced-out outdoor classes. But as cases failed to lower in the St. Louis area, they had to abandon their plan.

As a result, the recreation center is providing its range of classes, from strength training to kickboxing to yoga, online.

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