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The CPRS Job Center currently has over 40 job announcements; here is a current job announcement that may interest you.
Community Services Director, Healdsburg, California Click here for details.

CPRS Forum Highlight
Contractual Theater Staff
The city of Gilroy would like any information on contracting with Theater Directors for city-sponsored theater productions/programs. Click here to leave your response.

Epi Pens (Auto Injectors)
What is your policy on staff administering epi pens (auto injectors) in an emergency where a program participant shows anaphylaxis symptoms? (Note that the epi pen has been provided by the participant or their parent.) Click here to leave your response.



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Visalia Park & Rec had banner year
Visalia Times-Delta
Seventy five years in the making, 2014 was a banner year for the Visalia Parks & Recreation Department. Established in November, 1939, the Visalia Parks & Recreation Department first served Visalia as the Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Commission. Now looking back at a year of celebration, the Department is thankful for community support as it continues its mission.
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Kansas county OKs use of revolving fund to finance golf course operations
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County, Kansas, will take a swing at using a revolving fund to finance operations of the Lake Shawnee and Cypress Ridge golf courses. A revolving fund finances continuing operations without any fiscal year limitation, with the organization replenishing the fund by repaying money used from the account.
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Urban Open Space Award
Urban Land Institute
The Urban Open Space Award celebrates and promotes vibrant, successful urban open spaces by annually recognizing and rewarding an outstanding example of a public destination that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community. For 2015, the Urban Land Institute reaffirmed its commitment to the award and announced it would expand the program to global submissions.
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HCD releases Notice of Funding Availability
The Department of Housing and Community Development has released a Notice of Funding Availability for nearly $35 million in Housing-Related Parks program funding for the 2014 Designated Program Year. Click here to learn more.


EDUCATION



Camp Cloud
January 22, 2015
City of West Sacramento Civic Center Galleria

Join YTRS District 2 for an awesome brainstorming session and leave with access to "Camp Cloud." Everyone's resources, all in one place, just a click away. Click here to register.

American Therapeutic Recreation Association 2015 Conference
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
Portland, Oregon
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CPRS training opportunities
Playground Safety Certification in Sacramento, March 10-12, 2015
http://www.cprs.org/user_media/pdfs/Education/sacramento%202015.pdf .


 

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