St. Petersburg, FL (April 3, 2018) – For the fourth year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company is helping to fund local park improvement projects across the country through the national “Meet Me at the Park” Earth Month campaign. From April 1 to April 30, you can nominate St. Petersburg to receive a $20,000 grant to improve a local park.
St. Petersburg’s local parks help make the city a better place to live. Our parks are essential to our city’s health and well-being. They provide safe places to be active and bring the community together, and they help preserve the environment. Show us your favorite St. Pete park by taking a selfie in it and using the hashtags #MeetMeAtThePark, #Parkies or #CelebrateEarth, along with #SunShineHere and #StPeteParksRec.
To nominate St. Pete, visit www.NRPA.org/DisneyMeetMeAtThePark. Everyone who submits a nomination will be entered into a drawing for a GoPro Prize Pack.
Promotions begin at 12 a.m. ET on April 1, 2018 and conclude at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30, 2018. No purchase necessary to participate. The NRPA Meet Me at the Park Promotion and Voter’s Sweepstakes (collectively, “promotions”) are open to legal residents of the 50 US & DC, who are 18 years of age or older. For complete details and Official Rules for both promotions, visit www.meetmeatthepark.org.
About the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department
The nationally accredited St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department offers over 150 parks, more than 75 athletic fields, nine swimming pools and 17 recreation facilities with youth, teen, adult and senior programs for all abilities. For more information about the department, visit www.stpeteparksrec.org.
About the National Recreation and Park Association
The National Recreation and Park Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all Americans have access to parks and recreation for health, conservation and social equity. For more information, visit www.NRPA.org. For digital access to NRPA’s flagship publication, Parks & Recreation, visit www.parksandrecreation.org.