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CALPA Reception and Auction Benefit Evening

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DPR Partnership Office Asilomar Training!

When - Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT

Where - Asilomar Conference Center, 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

To register for the training, click here. Or, for off-line registrations, follow this procedure: Step 1: Complete this form to register for one or all of the days Step 2: Send your check, payable to "Asilomar Conference Grounds" to:

  • California State Parks
    PO Box 942896
    Sacramento, CA 94296 -0001
    Attn: Paige Rogowski

The CALPA Reception and Auction is taking place on Wednesday of that week of Training at Asilomar!

After dinner on Wednesday evening, please join CALPA for an evening of socializing and networking. We will be giving awards for contributions to support of our Parks and there will be a benefit auction that always brings out some interesting items and experiences from our parks. Click on the link below to register!

Register Now!

I can't make it

Just to give you a feel for how valuable this week will be, here is a short version of the agenda from the Partnership Office:

Monday - 3 PM check in at Asilomar Registration


  • Breakfast
  • Director's Welcome
  • Park's Support Organization, Feasibility results and draft business model
  • Save the Redwoods League Partnership, Statewide MOU Process
  • Communications and Social Media General Session
  • New reservation system, how it will affect partners
  • Lunch
  • Tamalpais Lands Collaborative, partnership formation, continued development
  • Partnership Core Competencies, cultural awareness, skills and attitude necessary for collaborative relationships
  • Visitor Services Collaboration, cooperation between DPR, Volunteers and Partners
  • Interpretive tour of Asilomar
  • Dinner and Keynote: Jose Gonzalez, Founder and Director of Latino Outdoors


  • Morning Hike
  • Breakfast
  • Capital Improvements Breakout
  • Project Management Breakout
  • California State Parks Foundation
  • Problem Solving in Partnerships, Emily Epstein from Oakbay Consulting
  • Lunch
  • continued) Problem Solving in Partnerships
  • Underrepresented Youth Experience, integration of literacy development with wilderness and outdoor adventure experiences
  • Volunteer in Parks program
  • Dinner
  • CALPA Reception and Auction Benefit


  • Morning Hike
  • Breakfast
  • Department Partnership Resources and Policies
  • CALPA sponsored topic (TBD), Randy Widera, Blue Oak Consulting
  • Concession Topic (TBD)
  • Community Liaison Project
  • Youth Development
  • Closing Comments
  • Lunch

You can see that there is a great program planned for this event, so don't miss it!

Thank you for your attention, and I hope to see you at Asilomar!


George Loyer, CALPA

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