Indiana Park & Recreation Association Conference Inspires Attendees

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Landscape Structures-sponsored keynote message echoes Essentially, yours… theme.

Bleill will inspire attendees to 'embrace the bad days and keep going forward, one step at a time.'

Landscape Structures Inc., a Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground equipment manufacturer, along with its Indiana playground consultants, NuToys Leisure Products, Inc. and Countryside Play Structures, LLC., will exhibit at the 2015 Indiana Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) Conference Jan. 12-16, in Michigan City, Ind. The conference will feature Josh Bleill, Marine Corporal, author and community spokesman for the Indianapolis Colts, as the keynote speaker. This learning experience was made possible through the 2014-2015 State Association Speaker Scholarship program from Landscape Structures.

While serving in Iraq, Corporal Bleill was severely injured, resulting in the loss of both of his legs. After extensive rehabilitation, he returned to Indiana where he attacked his new life head-on—including employment as the Indianapolis Colts Community Spokesperson. Through his enthusiasm, infectious joy and sense of humor, Bleill will inspire attendees to “embrace the bad days and keep going forward, one step at a time.” His message echoes the Conference theme, Essentially, yours…, which suggests that parks and recreation departments provide essential services to communities.

Bleill will present a 90-minute session on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 11:30 a.m. Following his session, attendees will have the opportunity to visit NuToys Leisure Products, Countryside Play Structures and Landscape Structures in the exhibit hall to learn about what’s new in playground design.

About Landscape Structures Inc.
Since 1971, Landscape Structures Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment in the world. The employee-owned company is committed to creating a better world by encouraging outdoor activities that develop healthy kids, families and communities. Landscape Structures designs better playgrounds that welcome all ages and abilities, become signature gathering spaces for communities and offer the most innovative play experiences. The company’s mission from day one has been to enhance children’s lives by fostering and creating inspiring play experiences while honoring the environment.

About NuToys Leisure Products, Inc.
NuToys Leisure Products, Inc.’s friendly folks have been doing playgrounds and site furniture projects for more than 30 years. Their experienced staff is committed to creating exceptional fun, value design and working to meet customers’ timetables. Call NuToys Leisure Products for a preliminary visit about your playground or site furnishing goals in Illinois, a portion of Indiana and Missouri.

About Countryside Play Structures, LLC
Countryside Play Structures is the sales representative for Landscape Structures in Indiana. The company has been in business since 1975, joining Landscape Structures in 2008. Countryside Play Structures provides quality products and service to our customers. The company is built upon relationships, new and old, and continues to grow one referral at a time.

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