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STMA To Host Annual Conference In Denver

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – will host its 26th annual Conference & Exhibition January 13-16, 2015 in Denver, Colo.  Nearly 1,200 leaders in the sports turf industry will converge on the Colorado Convention Center for more than 75 hours of leading-edge educational seminars, exhibitor demonstrations and networking opportunities.  The five-day event features seminars, lectures, general sessions and exhibits from sports turf and … Continue reading

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NSPF Awards Nine Scholarships and Fellowships

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Nine university students have been awarded a total of $14,000 in Scholarships and Fellowships by non-profit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) Board of Directors for the year calendar year 2015. The two award programs have been funded annually for nearly a dozen years. NSPF has provided education assistance to 129 students, totaling $184,500. The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) certification graduates and their family members are recognized with the Scholarship Program to help … Continue reading

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ASBA Announces 2014 Technical Meeting

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ELLICOTT CITY, MD –The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the trade association for those involved in the design, construction and supply of materials for athletic facilities, has announced that its annual Technical Meeting will be held December 5-9 in Ponte Vedra, Florida. The meeting, which includes technical programming for industry members who work with facilities for tennis, track and field, sports fields and indoor athletic facilities, is expected to generate record attendance. The event also offers an outstanding trade show … Continue reading

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See What’s Happening In King George County, Va.

King George Parks and Recreation Special Events October’s the Great Pumpkin Race (Free Community Event) Flashlight Scramble @ Barnesfield Park Fun for the entire family! Have fun looking for the Great Pumpkin At least 25 prizes value $10-$25 (See the list). Grand Prize $100 Gift Card sponsored by NSWC Federal Credit Union Second Prize & Third Prize $50.00 Gift Card Must pre-register by Thursday, Oct. 24th   7:00 pm. Call 775-4386/4FUN  Thursday October 30th Halloween Funfest Children 12 and under Cost: … Continue reading

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PERC Donates Equipment To Yellowstone

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WASHINGTON – Yellowstone National Park is reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions through a donation from the Propane Education & Research Council. PERC’s donation includes a propane-powered Exmark zero-turn mower, 11 mower cylinders, three Generac portable propane generators, one Generac standby generator, and a 12-cylinder capacity storage cage. PERC is also donating refillable Manchester Tanks and a cylinder refill unit to the park, which will enable Yellowstone to reduce small cylinder waste from campers through a first-of-its-kind program. “Yellowstone is committed … Continue reading

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