Down With The Dig – Reaching Students with Pete Fitzpatrick

CEO of DistrictWon, Pete Fitzpatrick discusses how to Reach Students through high school sponsorship programs on the Ohio Laborers Podcast Down With The Dig.

This podcast is for those building North America every day in the construction industry. Matt and Shella discuss a variety of topics and interview guests regarding trends in the constructon and labor trades. The latest in protection, safety, training, and regulations.

A presentation of Ohio Laborers’ District Council.

Sports Business Journal: Foundation of collegiate, pro sports is falling into disrepair

For the first time in 30 years, in its annual survey, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) reported a decrease in overall athletic participation at the high school level. Of note, football declined for the fifth year in a row to the lowest mark in 20 years. Surprisingly, boys and girls basketball also dropped, with the latter category falling to its lowest number since 1992-93! Numerous studies have tried to explain this decline, but a common theme in all of them is “tough economics.” In other words: there’s not enough money. Let me say that again: not enough money!

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