OUR CORE VALUES

The core values of an organization are those values we hold that form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves.  Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Parks & Recreation Commission is committed to a set of Core Values; our highest priorities, deeply held beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces.  Adopting these important values ensures a thriving recreation and park system for our community.

1. EXCEED EXPECTATIONS

To go from ordinary to extraordinary.

 

2. EMBRACE CHANGE

Unlimited thinking creates unlimited possibilities.

 

3. COMMUNITY SATISFACTION

It’s all about you!

 

4. DIVERSE OPPORTUNITIES

Something for everyone!

 

5. HEALTH & WELLNESS

Provide and promote healthy lifestyle opportunities for our staff and our community in an effort to improve the overall health of the citizens of Blount County.

 

6. BUILD RELATIONSHIPS

Develop relationships with community members and organizations so that we can continue to build a network of resources that can help us be successful.

7. INTEGRITY

Do everything personally and professionally with value, honesty, and logic.

 

8. CREATE FUN

Add excitement and enjoyment for our customers through programs and events to improve their quality of life.

 

9. VALUE PEOPLE

Enable individuals to learn their value to the community through recreational opportunities.

 

10. EDUCATE

Teach the members of our community the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through the assistance of recreational programs.

The Parks and Recreation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information or disabling condition in employment opportunities or in the provision of parks and recreation services.