Help Murray End The Money Box Blues

A FUNNY thing happened while preparing to set up for the 2015 PRB Fall Festival. Like all show vendors, you’re in a hurry to set up your booth. It was my first time to set up in the Shisler Center so I had to ask where the men’s room was. more »

Graffiti And Vandalism

Graffiti is a word with roots in ancient times; it is actually the plural of “graffito,” a mid-19th-century Italian word meaning “a scratch.” Examples of graffiti can be seen etched into stone walls dating back to ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. more »

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Tranquil Trickle

Fountains can create an ambiance for any setting. Whether it’s the sound of water falling from one tier to the next, or dancing and changing color to the sound of a melodic tune, fountains typically evoke feelings of joy and peace. more »

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Themed Concepts Partners For Children's Charities

Custom products manufacturer Themed Concepts, is proud to announce that it has partnered with three children's charities in an effort to directly benefit children who struggle with hunger, pediatric cancer and life-threatening illness. more »

Inspect, Renovate, Replace

Every year, more than 20,000 adults and children are injured—and some are killed—in accidents involving bleachers and other types of seating for which parks and recreation departments are responsible. more »


Develop A System For Success

At the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) in N.C., maintenance is an ongoing, full-time endeavor. With three bodies of water, a therapy pool, a competition pool, and a dive well, the GAC totals 1.5-million gallons of water in a 67,000 sf building. more »

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Designing Pavilions With Diligence

You have the funding to incorporate some unique architecture into your park pavilions, so what’s next? Selecting the right architect will get the project off on a positive note, but a good architect isn’t necessarily the only element. more »

Parks & Playgrounds

Give ‘Em A Break

With more than 240,000 residents, the city’s 62 parks, six recreation facilities, and six aquatic centers serve hundreds of thousands of people each year. One area that receives the most impact from this continuous use is the 47 athletic fields. more »

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