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Friends Network Gathering 2017
November 18 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm$5
The Massachusetts Forest and Park Friends Network Gathering—celebrating our ten years of networking!
Join your Friends at the 10th Annual Friends Network Gathering.
Saturday, November 18 at 9:30 AM – 3 PM
VFW Post 5594 15 Milford Street Upton, MA 01568
Registration and directions here: https://networkingfriends.givezooks.com/events/friends-network-10th-annual-gathering. All are welcome.
Registration $5 Catered Lunch (optional) $7
Nominate a volunteer for the Massachusetts Forest and Park Friends Network 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award and/or the 2017 DCR Friend of the Year Award by November 1, 2017– details at http://dcrfriendsnetwork.org/.
*For questions or information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 774–773–9982 and ask for Sharl.
Every forest and park deserves Friends!
- Breakfast and registration begin at 9:30 AM
- Roundtable discussions start promptly at 10:00 AM
- Friends Network 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award and 2017 DCR Friend of the Year Award presentations
- Roundtable discussions continue
- You! —Friends groups sharing their challenges and successes (bring your laptop or flash drive loaded with your 5-minute presentation (limit 5-7 slides, please) for sharing. Let us know you’re bringing a presentation by contacting Sharl Heller at email@example.com.
- Jennifer Norwood, Director of the Office of Public Private Partnerships, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs —Strengthening Friends Groups.
- Scott Morrill, Off-Highway Vehicle Coordinator, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs —The New Massachusetts Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program (Yes, Friends! Massachusetts now has an OHV Coordinator and will soon have a state-wide OHV program (thanks in large part to the Friends Network!). And that’s worth celebrating too!
- Nick Connors, Director of External Relations & Partnerships, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
We are looking forward to seeing all of our Friends at our 10th Annual Gathering!
The Friends Network Facilitators,
Ellen, Sharl, Mike and David