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Recreation Saves Lives and Cities

When cities make recreation a priority everyone wins. City Recreation fit healthy benefits directly correlate with reduced childhood obesity and sedentary habits, behavioral problems, teenage crime, etc. When cities provide recreational amenities people demand, they also compete with other cities by creating a sustainable place people want to live, work, play, age in place and don’t want to leave. Continue reading

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Why Recreation Events are Supported by Community

Why is it important for community leaders to be able to define, relate and apply recreational activities and events valued by the public? Without connecting these dots – community leaders don’t think beyond financial balance sheets and City budgetary cuts … it is wise to recall, recreation events have a way of connecting people who want to help support the next annual event. Which can lead to a list of willing volunteers in support of other City goals, programs and services. Continue reading

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