Parks Build Communities

“Parks are public spaces and every community, every neighborhood deserves a high quality park” – Jimmy O’Connor, NRPA The National Recreation and Parks Association’s Park Build Community initiative is a national program since 2009 that has collaborated with businesses, non-profits and industry professionals to build, improve and restore parks, connect kids with nature and promote…

National Environmental Education Week: April 19-25

Greening STEM: Surrounded by Science is the theme of this year’s Environmental Education Week (EE Week), the week our nation focuses on promoting environmental education. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and the 2015 EE week is all about how STEM learning can assist with the understanding of the natural world. Science provides…

Running Tips for New Runners

Tips for a relaxed, calm, productive run Form Good form is necessary for good breathing and preventing injury 1. Lean slightly forward from the ankles not the hip. 2. Head up looking forward 3. Arms bent at elbows at 90 degree angle with elbows tucked in and fingers brushing the hips Breathing Don’t fight to…