Strengthening Recreation in Small Town Ontario
Co-presenters: Moderator: Michelle Cundari, Northeastern Ontario Recreation Association; Panellists: Susan Dunfield, Township of Rideau Lakes; Sharon May, Lanark County; Glenn Arthur, Town of Arnprior; and Cindy Dent, Northeastern Ontario Recreation Association
This session introduces and begins to address the challenges faced by many rural, northern and remote communities. It covers such topics as Official Plan and Strategic Plan processes; programing for youth and older adult populations; collaborative grant applications and recreation agreements; and valuing volunteers. This session aims to help build a network of small town recreation professionals and elected officials who are interested in recreation services.
A presentation from the 2014 Parks and Recreation Ontario Educational Forum and Trade Show.