Please help us spread the word about our next Staten Island workshop! This workshop is for anyone and everyone – if you are looking to join an existing group, starting a new group or already part of a group – there will be information for ALL!
REGISTER HERE to attend our next FREE Partnerships Academy Workshop, Staten Island Parks Connections. At this workshop, you will meet other Staten Island volunteers who support parks, and find out about resources that will help you reach your goals. We will also serve a delicious brunch as you network with staff & volunteers!
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm
Location: Blue Heron Nature Center in Staten Island.
Our panel of speakers will include:
—Adena Long, Deputy Commissioner for UPS and Public Programs, who will share about recreational & educational opportunities in NYC parks and recreation centers.
—Shawn Whitehorn, Program Coordinator for Citizen’s Committee for New York City, who will share about grant opportunities of up to $3000 at Citizen’ Committee available for Staten Island park groups.
–Community group leaders: Maxine Wild of Friends of Kivlehan Park, Jim Scarcella of the Natural Resources Protective Association, and Cliff Hagan from Protectors of Pine Oak Woods will share accomplishments in fundraising, getting their 501(c)3 status, holding events, and more.
–Partnerships for Parks Outreach Coordinators for Staten Island, Stefanie Gutierrez & Carmine Raimondi
Don’t forget to register now if you’d like to attend!