Funding arrives for Abegweit First Nation baseball field – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2019158 Views

Jays Care Foundation gives $70,885 for construction

The Abegweit First Nation in Scotchfort, P.E.I., received its funding for a new baseball field from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday.

Three months ago, the Jays Care Foundation announced it would fund $70,885 for the new diamond.

It’s part of the Field of Dreams grant program that is intended to help communities with infrastructure and other projects.

“I think you see it whether it’s professional sports or in a local community,” said Jays Care executive director Robert Witchel. “When you get a new facility it drives excitement.”

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