Corporate Member Spotlight: Jones Petrie Rafinski
Written by: IPRA Interns Posted on: March 20, 2023 Blog: News & Updates
The Indiana Park and Recreation Association had the chance to discuss Jones Petrie Rafinski with Nathan Deig. Read below to learn more about our corporate member Jones Petrie Rafinski (JPR)!
Tell us a little about your corporation/organization.
Jones Petrie Rafinski (JPR) is a consulting firm that offers a full range of services including architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, planning, surveying, environmental, and GIS. Our collaborative approach and extensive experience allow us to deliver innovative, sustainable solutions for every project. With offices in South Bend and Fort Wayne, we’ve worked on projects throughout the State of Indiana and across the nation, always striving to exceed client expectations.
How does your corporation/organization impact parks and recreation?
JPR has worked on a variety of parks and recreation projects and has the experience and technical ability to oversee all phases of a project – from the development of a Master Plan and procurement of project funding to the creation of construction documents and overseeing construction administration. We understand the benefits that neighborhood parks, green spaces, and areas for social activity and play offer a community in terms of increased quality of life for its residents, as well as the overall benefits for the environment. From the design of a neighborhood park, the construction of a community center, or the development of ballpark districts – we believe the work we do together has the potential to make a positive impact on the community for decades to come.
Why do you choose to be a member of the Indiana Park and Recreation Association? How long have you been a member?
JPR has been a member of the Indiana Park & Recreation Association for several years, but additional staff have joined IPRA as members due to the benefits other staff members have received from being members.
How has your experience with IPRA benefited your corporation/organization? What are some of the most rewarding aspects of your membership?
Our team has had a great experience with IPRA and have benefited greatly from meeting new individuals and having the opportunities to learn from various sessions and learning opportunities we have attended.