Episode 5

Published on:

15th Mar 2022

How Parks and Recreation Opportunities Improve Quality of Life for Communities

Dan Casey talks with Nancy Winzer, St. Clair County and City of Port Huron Director of Parks & Recreation about the benefits of quality parks and recreation opportunities for a community.

"I have always loved every aspect of recreation, and I just love that my job has taken me to where I can learn different aspect of it," said Winzer. "The biggest joy I get is watching other people have fun."

Dan & Nancy talk about:

  • Parks and recreation opportunities benefit the community and drive economic development
  • Lakes, rivers, and access from parks
  • Trails for walking, biking, and horseback riding
  • Oldest lighthouse in Michigan
  • Longest trestle bridge
  • Bridge to Bay Trail
  • County fair
  • CanAm BMX
  • National Water Trails
  • Island Loop of Port Huron
  • Lake St. Clair, St. Clair River, Black River, Black River Canal
  • Bass fishing
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Developing quality of life in a community with parks and recreation
  • How tourists benefit from parks and recreation opportunities
  • Job opportunities at St. Clair County and Port Huron parks

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Our Shoreline - Your Horizon
Economic Development News from Dan Casey
Welcome to Our Shoreline, Your Horizon, a podcast by Dan Casey featuring business and economic development news from St. Clair County, MI. Stretch your horizons in the beautiful shoreline communities of St. Clair County, home to one of the nation's busiest international border crossings. Learn more at www.EDAscc.com