Peace Through Programming ☮:
Lessons from Pickleball and Tennis
Communities are becoming increasingly… ‘vocal’ about their wants and needs for programming from municipalities. What’s the best way to keep the peace? Join Farrell Buller and Sam Hitman as they talk about the hotbed issue of Tennis vs. Pickleball and what we can learn about effective programming.
What's being discussed?
In recent years the emergence of pickleball has left Parks and Rec departments wondering how best to balance competing wants of different community groups. When does something move from a fad to a trend? How do you listen openly to all opinions? How should P&R departments allocate finite resources? Join Farrell Buller and Sam Hitman for a one-hour verbal rally that serves up all the lessons there are to be learned from this grand slam clash.They’ll be covering:
- How to reach your community
- How to listen to groups of stakeholders with conflicting wants
- Balancing existing needs with new groups
- How to move programming forward with your community
Don’t miss this chance to hear from like-minded P&R professionals.
Meet your host
Local Government Expert
Farrell Buller is a consultant, facilitator and leadership coach boasting over 20 years of experience working in and with local governments. Her work in financial sustainability and change management helps agencies become and remain financially stable. Every day she feels grateful to be able to fulfill her passion: listening, learning and leading people.