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Volunteer Training Series: Successful Event Planning, Social Media and Communications

January 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join Dane County Parks staff to learn some social media tips and tricks, how to plan a successful event with parks, and some communications and design tips. Topics covered in this session will include:

  • How to best communicate with the parks division on projects: event planning from start to finish, approvals needed, programing, background checks and waivers, resources available, etc.
  • How to make the best use of social media: facebook and instagram tips and tricks, how parks can help advertise your event

    Communications: What methods reach the most people, local resources

    Design tips: basic principles of design, overview of friends resources on web, and a quick overview of a free online design tool called Canva

Training Series
This is part of a winter volunteer training series that is open to park Friends groups, watershed groups and other organizations working to improve and protect Dane County land and water resources. These sessions are free and open to all. Please register in advance for planning purposes. Snacks and beverages will be provided by the Foundation for Dane County Parks. For a full list of trainings in this series, visit our Friends Stewardship and Training Resources webpage.


January 11
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Lussier Family Heritage Center


Lussier Family Heritage Center
3101 Lake Farm Road
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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