Parks & Recreation Employees to Present at State Conference

The City's Parks and Recreation Department will have two of their employees - Sandy Rodriguez and Brenda Romero - presenting a session in South Padre Island for the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) on February 22, 2007.

The session entitled "Caliente. It's Hot - Get the Party Started," which is sharing El Paso Parks and Recreation programming ideas and their success in the Sun City. Their topic will include setting up a theme with the taste of the border, including hands-on projects in arts/crafts, cultural awareness, games made of recycled items and music. It will also encompass the topic of "How to Prepare an Agenda on Planning Special Events," along with daring to think outside the box and how to add spice for healthy activities. The TRAPS Conference and Training Institute is attended by over 2,000 professionals in the recreation and leisure field.