Parks and Recreation

Study Of Park Benches In English Town Finds Interesting Results…And Ideas For Improvements

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When was the last time your municipality conducted a study of their Park Benches? The city of Norwich in eastern England recently initiated a project to survey the location and condition of their park benches along with other factors. They came up with some results that surprised them. Here’s a quick overview of what they discovered: There were 412 park ... Read More »

For Labor Day – The Tremendous Impact Of Our National Parks On Employment And The Economy

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This Labor Day as far as jobs and economic development are concerned, when there are attractions that draw more than 330 million visitors every year, there is going to be a major amount of money spent and jobs created. The attractions we are talking about are not Disneyland or Universal Theme Parks. They are our National Parks. National Parks (and ... Read More »

Senior Facility Adds Dog Park Equipment To Keep Residents And Their Pets Happy

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More and more residential complexes are adding Dog Park Equipment as an amenity for residents and there’s one facility where it’s now offered for Independent and Assisted Living customers. The Villas of Holly Brook at Bradenton Cove in Illinois offer Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care to its residents. They feature several appealing amenities: studio apartments, individual climate control features, ... Read More »

Here Are Some Interesting Park Facts To Celebrate The 103rd Birthday Of Our National Parks

Here is a collection of interesting national park facts to help you celebrate the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday on Sun. Aug. 25. That’s the date when President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service Act. Since the creation of the NPS, this department now oversees more than 84 million acres of awesome natural areas and historic sites. Our parks ... Read More »