Legislative Reception & Conference - Register Today!
(posted March 3, 2015)
IAPD's 37th Annual Legislative Reception and Conference is coming to Springfield April 28-29, and you won't want to miss out on these outstanding networking and educational events, so register today!
Join us Tuesday, April 28th for the Legislative Reception from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Illini Country Club. IAPD has sent formal invitations to the 99th General Assembly inviting them to the Legislative Reception, however, we remind you to please extend a personal invitation from your agency to both your state representatives and state senators to attend as well. Dinner reservations may be made for those wishing to dine at the Illini Country Club following the reception. Contact Joe Burden at (217) 546-4614 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Legislative Conference will take place Wednesday, April 29th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Registration opens at 8:00 am with a Continental Breakfast.
Register for the legislative conference today!
Order your Illinois Park District Law Handbook and Citizen Satisfaction Brochures with your registration! Pick them up at the conference and receive FREE shipping and handling! If you need to order additional publications, please use the code LEGCONF to receive FREE shipping and handling as well.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
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Hotel accommodations are not included in the conference registration fee. All accommodations must be made directly with the hotel of your choice.
Crowne Plaza: 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL - $113 per night
Phone # to book a reservation 800-227-6963
Group code to ask for when booking via phone to ensure discounted group rate: V8X
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Holiday Inn Express: 3050 S. Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL - $95 per night
Phone # to book a reservation 877.834.3613
Group code to ask for when booking via phone to ensure discounted group rate: L67
Make your reservations online hereIAPD-Holiday Inn Express
The reservation deadline at both hotels to secure the discounted group rate is April 10, 2015. After April 10, rooms are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.
Overflow Housing Available at the Hilton Garden Inn: 3100 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL - $99.00 per nightThe reservation deadline to secure the discounted group rate is April 6, 2015. After April 6, rooms are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.
Phone # to book a reservation: 217-529-7171
Group code to ask for when booking via phone to ensure discounted group rate: PARK04
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Free Trees Available!
(posted February 23, 2015)
IAPD and Friends of Illinois Parks are excited to announce that Living Lands & Waters is giving away 139,000 FREE tree saplings. Last year, 32,081 trees were delivered to IAPD member agencies! Request your trees by March 15, 2015.
Order your trees today! Orders will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If you have questions, please contact Ashley Stover of Living Lands & Waters at 309-737-5913.
Soaring to New Heights Conference Photos Now Available!
(posted February 9, 2015)
Are you in one of the hundreds of photos taken at the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference?
Find out! Photos are now available for viewing and/or purchasing.
Check them out today! (If a password is requested, please type parks.)
Parks & Forest Preserves Bring Value to Our Communities
(posted November 6, 2014)
Read all about the highlights of our latest research study, conducted by Market Probe in 2013. The overall message is clear: the citizens of Illinois know that park districts and forest preserves have significant impact on the well-being of a community and on the state of Illinois.
Download the brochure.
Order printed copies of the brochure for just a $1 each - includes shipping!
Illinois Park District Law Handbook - NEW EDITION!
(updated November 20, 2014)
This fully updated 7th edition of the Illinois Park District Law Handbook consolidates this body of law into a single user-friendly volume that explains the complex laws and codes that govern local park districts. Thousands of bills have been signed into law since IAPD published the 6th edition in 2010.
Order Your Copy Today!