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Parks and Recreation Summit in Belfast 

Maine parks as economic engines.That was the topic of discussion today at a citizen summit in Belfast.Doctor John Crompton is a distinguished professor at Texas A and M University, he was was the guest speaker at the event.Crompton says too many folks see parks and recreation as added extras, when in some cases, they’re actually central to economic development.” It’s central in several senses. First of all in terms of quality of life. Many businesses are looking for today. However you define quality of life parks and recreation are part of it.”The event was free and open to the public.