May 23, 2014
Maryland Parks and Recreation Association
In This Issue
|1. Summer Membership
2. NRPA Congress
3. July Lottery
4. Wounded Warrior Softball
MRPA July Lottery
Tickets for the July Lottery are available for just $5. Your
number is good for the month of July. Drawings are held each evening
and you have a chance to win between $50 and $250. For tickets or
information contact Phil Bryan at 410-313-1668 or email@example.com
NFL Stars vs. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team
June 7, 7 PM (gates open at 6 PM)
Prince George's Stadium
General Admission - $20
VIP Autograph Session - $99
Benefiting Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, Yellow Ribbon Fund, Connected Warrior Foundation, Disabled Sports USA.
Buy tickets at www.mcopro.com.
Your Membership Web Tip
Security is important. Remember to change your password from
the default password that was sent out. Click Manage Profile from the
top right of the page and then click Edit Bio. You will see the change
password option. Keep our new mrpanet.org website secure.
MRPA Summer General Membership Meeting
Wednesday, July 23
Conquest Beach, Queen Anne's County
Early Bird Registration is Open!
Health of the Chesapeake Bay - Maintaining the Sustainability of Its Resources (CEUs pending)
Speaker: Brenda Davis, Maryland DNR - Blue Crab Program Manager and staff from Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy
Registration at 9:30 AM
Workshop at 10 AM
Early Bird Registration can be completed now on the www.mrpanet.org
website. Please logon to the website prior to registering so you get
the member early bird price of $48. eMails were sent out to current
members with account and passwords. If you are a current member and did
not receive this email then contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NRPA 2014 Congress State Housing Block
The Maryland room block
is open for the 2014 NRPA Congress - Great Ideas Start in Charlotte, NC,
October 14 - 16. Join thousands of your colleagues from around the
country for the premium park and recreation community event of the year.
To book you room in the Maryland block, go to
The Username is Maryland and the Password is ravens.
The Maryland block is at the Hilton Charlotte City Center, conveniently located across the street from the convention center.
Registration for NRPA Congress is also open. To register for the NRPA Congress, go to http://www.wynjade.com/nrpa14/index.cfm.
Gateway to Gold - U.S. Paralympics Talent ID Day
to Gold is a talent identification initiative designed to help U.S.
Paralympics identify potential athletes with Paralympic eligible
impairments. Adaptive sports programs around the country are helping
Team USA accomplish this goal by facilitating Talent ID Days. Baltimore
City Department of Recreation and Parks (BCRP) in partnership with
Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) has been selected by U.S. Paralympics to
host a Talent ID on June 14 (Saturday) and June 15 (Sunday) and we are
inviting you to join us as we discover future Paralympic champions.
Gateway to Gold talent identification event will introduce individuals
with Paralympic eligible impairments, including youth, adults and
military veterans, to Paralympic sports with hopes of identifying
hopefuls for future U.S. Paralympic Teams. As a part of the clinic,
prospective athletes will be tested on a variety of skills that can help
determine their aptitude for Paralympic sport.
and KKI coaches and volunteers will record scores and enter them in to a
database that will be analyzed by Team USA sport performance teams to
determine which athletes show aptitude in particular areas. This
determination may lead to additional opportunities and event invitations
for athletes who are ready for the next level in their athletic
To guarantee your opportunity to participate in a testing protocol,
please complete your registration by Friday, May 30. To register or
for additional information, please contact Robert Signor (Baltimore City
Recreation & Parks) at (410) 396-1550 or via e-mail at
You may register the day of the event, but pre-registration ensures that you will be tested.
Additional information may also be found at
This event is free to participants and we encourage you to share news of the event to those whom it may apply.
Maryland Parks and Recreation Assocaiton
Prince George's Stadium
4101 Crain Highway, Suite 201
Bowie, MD 20716
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