Girls Softball and CAP Center say thank you

Published 5:16 pm Saturday, November 3, 2018

To the editor:

The Vicksburg Girls Softball Association partnered with the Child and Parent (CAP) Center to host a one-day girls’ softball tournament with all proceeds benefitting the CAP Center. This event was held at the City Recreation Department fields near Home Depot on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Congratulations to the local 12U Riptide team, who won the championship game. They were awarded rings for first place.

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The CAP Center would like to thank all our sponsors and volunteers for making the “Strike Out Child Abuse” tournament a huge success.

The following companies and individuals were sponsors of this event: Robertson Produce of Mississippi, Coldwell Banker All Stars, City of Vicksburg, North Jackson Exchange Club, Exchange Club of Vicksburg, We Workin Movement, Jim and Stephanie Stirgus, Kim Nailor, Kenneth Sullivan of North Jackson, Optimist Club of Vicksburg, Mims Insurance Co., The Anthony, May and Company, Ergon Refining Inc., El Paso Vicksburg, 601 Sports Center, Courtyard by Marriott, Guaranty Bank, Riverhills Bank, El Sombrero, Best Value Rental, Mutual Credit Union, Alison Cox, Randy Gay and H&M Promotional Products.

The following volunteers and groups helped make this a very successful event: members of the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association, the staff of the CAP Center, the board of directors of the CAP Center, several members of the United Way board, employees of the Recreation Department of Vicksburg, and the young people from local schools who volunteered their time. A special thanks to Mike Foley and Jeremiah Pant for all their hard work to make this event successful.

Thanks so much for all of your help.

Randy Gay

executive director

Child and Parent Center