Smith went on to say, “Over the last several years the Park Commission has been making improvements to the City Park, as funding became available. This year's capital improvements have been installing covers over the bleachers, replacing the planks on all the existing bleachers at a total cost of $6,770. As you can see, the PC has made commitments to making improvements to the city park for all citizens to use.”

With the T-ball teams, parents, coaches, the Redfield Park Commission and fans gathered at the Redfield ballpark, Diann Smith, Redfield Park Commission thanked the Relyance Bank-Redfield Branch for their sponsorship of the new LED scoreboard at the park. At a cost of $3,140, the Relyance Bank scoreboard made a great addition to the park. Smith, spoke for the Redfield Park Commission and City Officials, as well as the citizens of the community, “we want to thank the bank and let them know how much we appreciate their interest in our community with making improvements to the ball park for the youth of our community.”

Smith went on to say, “Over the last several years the Park Commission has been making improvements to the City Park, as funding became available. This year’s capital improvements have been installing covers over the bleachers, replacing the planks on all the existing bleachers at a total cost of  $6,770. As you can see, the PC has made commitments to making improvements to the city park for all citizens to use.”

Smith thanked the Redfield Street Department for their hard work helping with the upkeep of the park and ballpark outside of the street work for the city. “Mr. Smith and his crew had to work around the weather to get this new scoreboard up before this first game of the season.”

“Thank you to Jason Burris (Redfield Athletic Association board member) with helping Smitty (street superintendent) getting the scoreboard hooked up.”

Park commissioners are Diann Smith (Chairperson), Randy Williams, Amanda Spivey, Leslye Glass and Thomas Glass.

With that, the ceremonial first pitch was thrown out by former Fire Chief, now Assistant Fire Chief Dennis McFatridge and his daughter Brittany McFatridge caught it.

The t-ball teams introduced were  Terri’s Lil Shiners, Dirty Water Waterfowl,  The Outlaws,  Redfield Vet. Hospital and Daycare Minions.

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