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Fayetteville Arkansas - New Kessler Mountain Regional Park ballfield complex ceremony Sept 12 09 September 2022 ( news )
Fayetteville , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
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Sept . 9 , 2022
Parks , Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department
479 - 444 - 3481
lfarmer@fayetteville - ar . gov
New Kessler Mountain Regional Park ballfield complex ceremony Sept . 12
FAYETTEVILLE , Ark . — The City of Fayetteville will hold a ceremony Monday , Sept . 12 , at Kessler Mountain Regional Park to celebrate the co......mpletion of the park’s new ballfield complex as part of a bond package approved in 2019 by Fayetteville residents .
Games will immediately follow the event , which will begin at 5:15 p . m . Speakers will include Mayor Lioneld Jordan , Alison Jumper and Ted Jack with the Parks , Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department , and Michael Ferguson with Fayetteville Youth Baseball . After remarks , Mayor Jordan will throw out the ceremonial first pitch .
In 2019 , Fayetteville voters passed a Park Improvement Projects Bond totaling $26 , 405 , 000 that included $7 , 870 , 00 for Kessler Park improvements . These improvements to the park included adding four new baseball fields with synthetic - turf infields , as well as a new concessions and restroom facility , batting cages and additional parking . It also paid for installation of new synthetic turf on the existing four infields .
The synthetic turf will increase the usability of the fields , reducing rainouts and daily maintenance while providing more consistent playability for participants . This will enhance league play and help draw tournaments to boost the local economy .
To learn more about the Kessler Mountain Regional Park bond project , go to:
http://www . fayetteville - ar . gov/1976/Kessler - Mountain - Regional - Park
. Additional information about the City’s Park Improvement Projects Bond – one of nine bonds approved in 2019 – is available at
https://www . fayetteville - ar . gov/3539/2019 - Fayetteville - Bond - Information
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