Berthoud hires manager to oversee all recreation activities

As progress on the physical construction of the Berthoud recreation center and associated amenities at Waggener Farm Park continues daily, another major step was take this week when the town hired a manager to oversee all recreation activities in town, including serving in the capacity of the general manager or executive director of the rec center itself.

As reported by the Surveyor last November, the town was debating between hiring an outside management firm to oversee the daily operation of the rec center or directly hiring a manager who would be a full-time town employee and tasking said individual with

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NH hires first director of outdoor recreation and industry development | Economy

With a slight delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Business and Economic Affairs has hired Scott Crowder as the state’s first director of outdoor recreation and industry development.

Crowder has extensive professional experience in recreation management, marketing and economic development, according to a news release. He founded the North American Pond Hockey Classic, served as a principal of Ekal Consulting and was a founding partner of Ekal Activity Center in Meredith.

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Texas hires Chris Beard from Texas Tech as next coach following Shaka Smart’s departure

Texas is hiring Texas Tech coach Chris Beard to the same position for the Longhorns, the school announced on Thursday. Beard will succeed Shaka Smart as the Texas coach after Smart left to take the Marquette job last month.

Beard is a University of Texas alumnus who has long been linked to the Longhorns as his star steadily brightened in recent years first with Little Rock and most recently with Texas Tech. The news of Beard’s move across the state comes on the same day his contractual buyout for another Big 12 program dropped from $5 million to $4 million.

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