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Park District announces new director of marketing & community outreach

Plainfield Park District recently announced that Josh Hendricks has been hired as the new Director of Marketing & Community Outreach.

Josh has a wealth of experience in the park district marketing and communications field, having served as the director of marketing and communications at Bloomingdale Park District the past 11+ years (2010-21). Prior to Bloomingdale, he was the communications coordinator at Schaumburg Park District (2008-2010).

Hendricks began his career as a sports writer, with stints at the Olney Daily Mail, Reporter/Progress Newspapers in Downers Grove, and The Star Newspapers in Tinley Park. He later transitioned to public relations, serving as the sports information director at Saint Xavier University (2001-2003) and North Central College (2003-2008). Josh is a graduate of Benedictine University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, and North Central College with a master’s degree in liberal studies.

Josh resides in Manhattan with his wife Courtney, and their children John and Maryn.

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