WEBINAR: Volunteer Appreciation Events


Wednesday, February 28, 2024



Online Event (via Zoom)

Webinar Description

Friends Groups depend on the hard work of volunteers to staff events, carry out land stewardship activities, and promote the group to new audiences. Volunteer appreciation events can be a great way to show your gratitude to these essential members of your Friends Group. This webinar will feature advice for holding a successful volunteer appreciation event, as provided by two of our Friends Group Partners. Join us for the conversation!

Webinar highlights:

  • The do’s and don’t’s of organizing a volunteer appreciation event
  • Creative ideas for engaging your volunteer base
  • A Q&A session post-presentation where the audience can pose their own questions
This webinar is part of Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota webinar series designed to offer valuable information, tips, and resources for our Friends Group partners


Watch the Recording

Hosted by:

  • Jon Slock, President, Gateway-Brown’s Creek Trail Association
  • Tony Manzara, Founder & President, Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park
  • Phoebe Ward, Friends Group Program Manager, P&TC
Photo credit: Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park