2015 Parks and Recreation Month Proclamation at July 6 City Council Meeting

Marking July as National Parks and Recreation month, several youth sports participants and mascot “Playmo” attended the July 6 City Council meeting. Mayor Harry Rediger presented a proclamation honoring the month’s theme during the meeting.
Since 1985, Americans have celebrated Parks and Recreation Month in July promoting the importance of parks and recreation in health and wellness, conservation and social equity, and recognizing thousands of park and recreation employee maintaining our nation’s local and community parks. This year, 2015, marks 30 years of Park and Recreation Month celebrations nationwide.
View the proclamation: Parks Recreation Month 2015

Youth, Playmo on hand to receive proclamation from Mayor Rediger at the July 6 City Council meeting. (Photo credit: Samantha Rinehart, @SEMO_CitySam on Twitter. Used with permission.)
Youth, Playmo, and Parks & Recreation staff members were on hand to receive the Parks and Recreation Month proclamation from Mayor Rediger at the July 6 City Council meeting. (Photo credit: Samantha Rinehart, @SEMO_CitySam on Twitter. Used with permission.)