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This fun-filled blog provides updates and information and Montgomery County Recreation programs and activities. Please send comments, questions, and anything else you would like to share to T.Recs@montgomerycountymd.gov. Be sure to check back often; you never know…your comments or pictures could be posted next!

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Miracle League Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

MIRACLE FIELD OPENING DAY … The Department of Recreation hits a home run with the opening of the Washington Nationals Miracle League Field. Maryland’s first ‘Miracle Field,’ a specially designed field which will allow children and young adults with mental and/or physical disabilities to enjoy the opportunity to safely play baseball, was dedicated on Aug. 1 as part of the South Germantown Recreational Park complex. The ‘Washington Nationals Miracle Field’ was significantly funded by the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and the Annette and Theodore Lerner Family Foundation. Among the hundreds who attended the dedication, ribbon-cutting and first game, were, left to right: Nationals broadcaster Charlie Slowes; Nationals manager Davey Johnson; Judy Lerner; Nationals coach Bo Porter; Mark Lerner; mascot Screech; Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown; County Councilmembers Phil Andrews and Craig Rice; Montgomery Recreation director Gabriel Albornoz; James Leder, Jr., who spearheaded to drive to build the field; County Executive Isiah Leggett; Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmerman; and Mary Bradford of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Nationals pitcher Sean Burnett pitched to the first inning of batters in the opening game.

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