Frontier Community Services held its 11th annual World Series Baseball Event on Saturday, June 21st 2014, at the Kenai Little League fields. For the first time in the history of this event, we were officially rained out. Attendance was great in spite of the rain!
Frontier Community Services would like to thank Governor Sean Parnell and his wife Sandy for attending our event and for participating in our Hall of Fame ceremony. The Governor presented the first two inductees, Joe Malatesta Sr., founder of the games, and Ken Duff, FCS Executive Director, with a plaque for their sportsmanship and leadership in developing the World Series annual event in 2004.
Many thanks to the athletes who traveled from Homer and Seward in the pouring rain to play ball. It was an incredible day and we sincerely appreciate everyone’s efforts in making it happen.
Thanks so much to the athletes, families, care givers and volunteers who attended and came ready to play in the rain! Even though we couldn’t play ball, athletes received their t-shirts, ball caps and team assignments as well as a trophy, medal and baseball autographed by the Peninsula Oilers. This is a special day for the people we serve and a good time was had by all!
The goal of the World Series is to help people with developmental disabilities participate in the great American past time. FCS will continue to bring baseball to these individuals year after year. Batter up in 2015!