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Save our girl\'s softball field

69 Signatures Goal: 100

Parents, friends, and supporters of the Milford Girls Softball Association located in Cobb County at Hurt Park. A recent decision to convert the lower softball field to a boys football field is threatening our girls softball program today, tomorrow and our abilty to grow for years to come. For years, our girl\'s softball association leadership have requested that the Cobb County Parks and Recreation make improvements at the park to include adding nightlights to the lower level softball field to allow extended hours of practice and make our park more attractive to host weekend softball tournaments. These requests have falling on deaf ears, closed doors, and excuses. For over 2 years, the light poles for the lower level softball field remained rested on the ground un-installed collecting weeds and served as bleachers. Today, new lights are installed to accomodate the new proposed football field, a concession stand with rest rooms, and working score board. Even the steps that used to be outlined in railroad wood blocks connecting the lower level field with upper area have been cemented and upgraded with improved hand rails. It appears this decision was reached behind closed doors very discretely and methodically with no one from our program giving the opportunity to participate nor exchange dialogue on behalf of our Softball Program. Our local softball program which keeps girls active year round is being downsized in favor of a local Football League that\'s looking to expand their program at the expense of our girls. For many months, numerous parents and Board Members from the Milford Girls Softball Association have made efforts let our voices be heard, and play an active role in this decision making process to ensure a win-win solution that benefits both the Boys and Girls. It\'s not over... let\'s make our collective voices be heard on behalf our girls who deserve every ounce of consideration... So let\'s keep knocking. Please sign our petition on behalf of the Milford Girls Softball Program.. A program that\'s a very rich history of winning, developing and training girls in our area to play softball.

Sponsor

Proud parent of 3 daughters currently playing in the Milford Girls Softball Program ages 12, 9, and 5 yrs of age.

Links

Milford Girls Softball: http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.aspurl=milfordgirlssoftball

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    carla hamby
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    MARK BRADSHAW
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    Marita Hart
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    Tomika Morris
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    Pamela Hall
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    Grace Crary
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    Diane Stephens
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    Jose Hughes
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    Tanya Mosley-Martin
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    Veronica Rivers
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    Yolanda Langley
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    Andria Cole
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    Cynthia Goings
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