The Wyoming Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA) is proud to announce that Molly Wilhelm has been selected as the 2018 Hall of Fame recipient.
Molly is the former director of Platte County Parks and Recreation, and also served on the WRPA Board.
Molly will be recognized at the WRPA Awards Banquet on Wednesday, September 19 in Sheridan.
Launched in 2011, Kids to Parks Day is a nationwide celebration of the great outdoors organized by NPT and is designed to connect kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands. By discovering and exploring our public lands, kids across the country can learn about park stewardship, outdoor recreation, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), and the history of our country. In addition, by teaching our kids to appreciate and enjoy our public lands, we can foster future outdoor enthusiasts and create the next generation of park stewards and caretakers of these important places. Because kids need parks – and parks need kids!Continue reading →
The Wyoming Recreation and Parks Association is pleased to announce that it has appointed a new Secretary, and two new General Board Members, effective December 2017.
Chase Judd from Pinedale has been appointed to the position of Secretary, replacing Julie “JJ” Huntley, who has resigned from the board in conjunction with her retirement. Chase will complete JJ’s term, which ends September 2018.
Mike Fink and Kason Walton have been appointed as General Board members. Mike Fink from Cody will complete Chase Judd’s general board member term, and Kason Walton from Laramie will complete Jim Wollenburg’s term. The term for both new members ends September 2018.
Marilee Jackson has also been appointed as the new Administration Section Chair, replacing JJ Huntley.Continue reading →
WRPA Incentive Plan Program
The Mission of the WRPA Incentive Program (WIP) is to increase membership participation in all aspects of the WRPA by providing an incentive plan that will reward members for their professional efforts and recognize members for years of service, involvement and contributions to the WRPA. The plan will encourage current WRPA members to continue their individual career growth and dedication to the field of Recreation and Parks.Continue reading →