SOUTHWEST EDUCATION Meeting
Hosted by North Port Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation as Anchor Institutions
These spaces are not just nice-to-have in communities. They are essential, vital spaces and programs that are social drivers of health, resilience and equity.
Would You Work for Free?
Workers who believe strongly that their employers care about their well-being are more likely to engage in their jobs, are more productive, are much less likely to feel burned out, have fewer safety accidents, and are more likely to advocate for their company as a great place to work.
Financially Responsible Marketing Tactics and Strategies That Work
In this session, we will discuss practical tips and tactics to successfully market your events and programs, to attract the right audience, and make the most of every dollar.
Natural Areas Restoration and Importance of Greenways
This program will discuss greenways and natural areas restoration projects. Learn how these projects are important for wildlife dispersal, migratory species habitat, and ecosystem services. Learn how to determine project locations, project size, and funding. Examples of City of Cape Coral past and future projects will be provided.
Simple Solutions for Process Improvements and Transparency
Looking for ways to simplify and improve your work throughout your organization? Sarasota County has utilized one tool to improve processes, increase transparency, and maximize efficiency. Learn how!
Laura Ansel | Marketing & Partnerships Manager, North Port Parks and Recreation
Jonathan Poyner | Siesta Beach Coordinator, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources
Honey Phillips | Senior Recreation Specialist, City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation
Shelia M. Roberson | Business Operations Manager, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources