Southern District Meeting

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Friday, September 17, 2021

9:30AM - 1:30PM EST


W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park

4521 Gibbs Road, Danville, IN 46122

This event is free for all IPRA members!

Thank you to all that joined us at the Southern District Meeting at W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park in Danville. We kicked the meeting off with networking, followed by a presentation on the brand new W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park, park tour, lunch, and quick session on Nature Programming


9:30AM - 10:00AM | Sign-In & Networking

Network with your fellow members while waiting to hear the story of Gibbs Park

10:00AM - 11:00AM | Gibbs Park from design to shine

Presented by: Ryan Lemley, Superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, Eric Ivie, Assistant Superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, Jim Holtsclaw, Park Manager of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, Jessica Hartman, Cecon Engineering, and Jon Payne John Hall Construction

11:00AM - 11:30AM | Walking Tour

Come with us on a guided tour to see the beauty of W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park

11:30AM - 12:00PM Lunch (Box lunch)

12:00PM - 1:00PM | Nature Programing - Use your "resources"

Local naturalists will take the group on an adventure using simple and cheap nature activities/programs to explore in your park system. Presented by: Miranda Wentz and Sarah Wolf

Thank you Hendricks County Parks for hosting!