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BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-07-22

Duration: 00:26:57

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | McKnight, Carolyn | Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge | PARKS


  • McKnight, Carolyn Speaker


A speech by Carolyn McKnight before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 22, 2013. McKnight is the Superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish Recreation and Park Commission (BREC). She discusses: BREC’s mission of providing quality recreation for members of the community; the elements of an excellent park system and how BREC is accomplishing those elements; the 2013 capital improvements and maintenance expenditures; 2013 revenue; the ways BREC became more efficient in 2012; the status of the 20-year “Imagine Your Parks Plan” approved by voters in 2004; the status of BREC’s community parks, neighborhood parks, and special use facilities; and teen outreach.