Shirley Puttock, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills, was blown out of the park with a cheque from the Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays.
$150,000 was received as part of the Jays Care $1 million for infrastructure investments through their “Field Of Dreams” grants program.
Shirley said, “Our ‘Field of Dreams’ will include a dugout, night lights, and a building to house washrooms and a concession. We were the only organization in Alberta to receive the funding.”
A September start is anticipated so that the ballpark will be ready for next spring.
In case you missed our original article on this fantastic news, you can read it here: Jays Care.