Outdoor Fitness Equipment Helps Recreation Managers Draw Walkers

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Helps Recreation Managers Draw Walkers

Warm weather is upon us and an increasing number of Americans are heading outside for a number of reasons. Is access to your outdoor fitness equipment one of them? If not, your Parks and Rec department could be missing out on a huge opportunity to draw people into your recreational areas. According to the Outdoor Foundation’s latest Participation Report, over 140 million people are likely to head out this year and engage in physical activities.

Bench Dip Station Outdoor Exercise Equipment

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How It’s Made- Dry Erase Boards

They hang on your wall, they roll around on portable frames and sometimes they hold all the answers- they’re your ever helpful dry erase board! You may take the largest communication tool you use on a regular basis for granted.  But have you ever wondered, how is a dry erase board made?

The Science Channel’s binge worthy TV series “How It’s Made”, recently filmed at the Best-Rite whiteboard factory. If you’ve ever shopped for dry erase boards on the Worthington Direct website, you’ve probably seen Best-Rite boards. You might even have one hanging on a wall near you.

Watch the “How It’s Made” segment to watch dry erase boards being rolled out, hot off the press!

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Are You Ready for a (Diaper) Change?

When it comes to day-to-day operations in business, most owners and managers often have their bases covered in terms of accommodating their customers.  However, is your business ready for every emergency?  Most parents have countless stories about awkward (and often inopportune) diaper-changing situations but the question is, can your business handle these particular emergencies?  While baby changing stations are common in daycares and retail establishments, many large employers such as Google and Disney also offer amenities such as dry cleaning services and daycares for their employees.  If your organization is somewhere in between a small business and Fortune 500 company, this post is definitely worth your time. Having a solid baby changing solution not only keeps your customers happy but also your employees which are both considered the lifeblood of any organization.

When searching for a great baby changing station, here are several ideas to guide your search:

Versatility at a Moment’s Notice

For diaper-changing situations that demand an adaptable solution, the Economy Series Wall Mounted Baby Changing Station by Foundations is available in a horizontal or vertical model since every organization’s layout is different.  It also offers a baby seat mount option so you don’t have to worry about monitoring one baby while changing the diaper of another.

Economy Series Wall Mounted Baby Changing Station

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Reception Desks: Always on the Front Line

While first impressions are critical in the world of business, the question that is often not asked is “What is the first impression we want our vendors, customers, and visitors want to experience?”  Of course the natural answer is “professionalism” but there are other factors that can help distinguish your organization from the competition which could be the tipping point that closes the sale.  The right reception desk that matches your organization’s unique corporate culture and ambiance is what will leave a positive and lasting first impression to everyone that walks through your doors.

Here are several ideas that can help you determine which reception desk is right for your organization:

Unique Reception Desk for a Unique Layout

Is your business or non-profit in a location such as the corner suite of a corporate building with a unique office layout?  Then an L-Shaped Desk might be just your cup of tea.  L-shaped desks are designed to maximize space by granting the employee two work area spaces with ample room for storage.  The Pronto L-Shaped Desk by Marvel is perfect for offices that have the main entrance located on the side and gives the receptionist space for storing and paperwork, office supplies, and other critical day-to-day business operations-related materials.

Pronto L-Shaped Desk by Marvel

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