Opening Day for Cassville Baseball

Thursday, May 4, 2006

Cassville Baseball, formerly known as Cassville Little League, is preparing for its annual Opening Day celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Cassville city baseball fields.

Festivities will include youth baseball games on four fields, carnival games with prizes, a silent auction for gift baskets and gift certificates donated by the community and food and game booths.

The day will begin with a prayer, flag raising and singing of the National Anthem. An introducation of Cassville baseball teams will also be conducted. The first pitch will be thrown by Freedom Bank and First State Bank, sponsors of last year's first place major and minor league teams.

Community members are encouraged to attend. Anyone who wants to volunteer or donate to the celebration is asked to contact Robyn Nance at 847-4548 (days) or 847-4399 (evenings). For more information on setting up a booth, contact Shanna Hoppie at 835-8809.

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