This July, we’re celebrating Park and Recreation Month with the National Recreation and Park Association and the enduring importance of parks and recreation for the world.
Mayor Harry Rediger issued a proclamation honoring Park and Recreation Month in Cape Girardeau during the July 5 City Council meeting. Dozens of our community park and recreation volunteers, board members, our Parks and Recreation Department staff, teammates, and even mascot Playmo were on hand to accept the proclamation.
From the start, parks were created to serve the people—to give them a place to appreciate nature, exercise, socialize and have fun. This mission lives on and will continue to intensify into