The City of Durham’s Parks and Recreation Director, Rhonda B. Parker, helped kick-off the City Hall on the Go Summer Tour. The kick-off was held at the Walltown Recreation Center located at 1200 West Club Blvd. Ms. Parker spoke about her journey that led to her position as the City’s Parks and Recreation Director. Campers were able to ask questions about her experiences.
Director Parker encouraged campers to find something they are passionate about and not to let fear hold them back. She also told campers’ that even if you fail, it doesn’t mean you will continue to fail, keep on trying and believe in yourself.
Holt Elementary School’s Afterschool Program welcomes Wayne Drop and Erin Harrison from the City of Durham Water Management Department.
Erin read the book Why Should I Save Water? by Jen Green to Pre-K through Fifth Graders about the importance of water conservation. She explained the reasons why we should conserve our water. Wayne Drop was an added surprise he gave high fives, hugs and danced with the students.