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Opening Day at the Ball Park Celebration

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The Salem Parks and Recreation Department, “Opening Day at the Ball Park Celebration”, is planned for Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 5:15pm, games begin at 5:30pm.  The event is held at Community Park in Salem.

The National Anthem will be sung by Tanya Webb. Park Board member Dr. Jack Hedrick will be making the first pitch across home plate on the Major/Minor field, Jeff Williams on “Williams Field” Tee Ball and Rookie, and the WSLM Weather Bird along with Becky White will throw out the first pitch on the Girl’s Softball Field.

League Directors this year are Rodney Brough Girl’s Softball, Boy’s Major and Minor league Ricky Lincks, and Tee Ball and Rookie leagues Tim Anderson.  The many volunteer coaches, high school and middle school coaches along with team sponsors dedicated to this program help contribute to its success. 

This year’s team sponsors are:  Marshall Monument, Jeans Extrusions, Sons of American Legion, Summit Seed Coatings, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Kearschner’s Family Dentistry, Linck’s Clothing and Shoes, Smart Energy, First Harrison Bank, Salem Subway, Mid-Southern Savings Bank, Tarr Monument, Nursery Rhyme Daycare, M&D Tree Service, Bartanen Law Office, Salem Leader, Salem Crossing, John Jones GM City, Land-Home Financial Services, American Legion Auxiliary, Elliott’s Tree Service, Re/Max Results, Mc Donalds Restaurant, State Farm Insurance, DanMar Pharmacy, American Family Insurance, Ace Hardware of Salem, Hoosier Trophies, GKN Sinter Metals, Blue River Wood Products, and Worley Lumber.

Pizza and drinks will be available to the players provided by Meadow View Health Care.

For more information you may call the Parks and Recreation Office at 812-883-2895.