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Nov 24

Counting The Blessings – TDRPD Style

Posted to Amanda's Angle by Kyle Jost

During my 40 years on this planet, I’ve had a chance to celebrate Thanksgiving in many ways.  I try to live my life from a place of gratitude and joy.  A place that takes time to express thanks.   But all that seriousness can get tiring and occasionally feels cliché.  So today, on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving 2021, in response to our new marketing campaign that aims to position TDRPD as the best place to work and play(#PlayForALivingI’m going to take a playful approach to celebrating Thanksgiving with the Recreation and Park District. 

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Jun 14

Happiness for a Lifetime

Posted to Kristin's Kinders by Kyle Jost

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap. 
If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. 
If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.” 
Chinese Proverb   

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May 12

He's the Man(inkin)

Posted to Pete in the Park by Kyle Jost

California labor laws are notoriously tricky to navigate.  We have a great Human ResourcesDepartment but new legislation like AB5 can really challenge us to remain a nimble, productive organization.  We must be creative with staffing solutions while still following the law. How do find employees willing to work at all hours for little to no pay?  How do you train staff to make rescues in the water and improve CPR and First Aid training without adding more paid employees?  You hire “Caleb”*.  

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Oct 26

The Road to Recovery

Posted to Sven Serves It Up by Kyle Jost

I have found – both personally and professionally – that the way back to a “new normal” life after a tragedy is by finding small doses of normalcy.  The way we choose to recreate and the friends we recreate with, are a part of the road to recovery.

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May 11

Access Family Schedule

Posted to Tech Tips by Kyle Jost

WARNING: Only days until summer registration opens on May 24th for Truckee residents!!  How time flies!  While the excitement of getting ourselves and kiddos enrolled into Adventure Camp, swim lessons and Art Camp will be a whirlwind of a morning, remembering who needs to be where and what we actually signed up for gets forgotten by the time camp starts. 

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