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South Wilkes Barre Little League

August 2010

The District A Fund Presents Check to the South Wilkes Barre Little League

District A Fund presents check to the South Wilkes Barre Little League
Dave Nargoski - SWBLL, Rick Cronauer, Sue Greenfield,
Lonnie Truskowski, Rick Gazenski - District A Fund, Jim Gilgallon - SWBLL

At the end of each season the South Wilkes Barre Little League holds a Field Closing Day. The day is intended to honor the kids who participated in the league. The usual ceremonies include recognizing each player, awards for players, league championship teams and tournament teams. The day also includes activities and games for the players and neighborhood kids.

This years closing day included a special ceremony. The District A Fund Committee was pleased to present the league with a check in the amount of Eight Thousand Three Hundred Forty Six dollars ($8346.00). In a brief ceremony prior to the days events the check was presented to the league president Jim Gilgallon. Those present for the check presentation were, Little League players, South Wilkes Barre Little League Officials ( Board Members, Officers and Coaches ), parents and the District A Fund Committee.

The funds will be used to pay for repairs to the facility. Including repair / replacement of fencing, repair of the bleachers and repairs to the club house / press box.

 

Project Description:  The South Wilkes Barre Little League located on Richmont Ave. in Wilkes Barre is in need of extensive repairs.  The league formerly known as St. Therese's Little League has been in existence since the 1950's and has provided youth baseball for several generations of South Wilkes Barre residents.

South Wilkes Barre Little Leage

Proposed renovations are both aesthetic and to improve the safety of the players and fans. The project will include, repairs to the bleachers, repair / replace fencing, and repairs to the press box.

Reason: Improve the safety and appearance of facility.

Scope of Work:  Replace existing fencing along the first and third base lines. Repair bleacher seats. Repair / replace dugouts. General repairs to the press box.

Goal: To upgrade the South Wilkes Barre Little League Field to provide for safety and aesthetic reasons. To provide a safer and more enjoyable playing experience for our teams and visiting teams. To improve the the facility in a way that reflects a more positive image on our community for visiting teams and fans.

Contribution Amount: $8346.00

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