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News Release

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Media Relations

2016 LAPD Baseball Swing-À-Thon NA16141lp

WHAT:
The Annual LAPD Baseball Swing-A-Thon Event

WHEN:
Friday, July 8, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:
El Cariso Regional Park
13100 Hubbard Street
Sylmar, CA 91342

WHO:
LAPD Baseball Team

DETAILS:
The Annual LAPD Baseball Swing-A-Thon Event was created in 2001 to bring police officers, our youth, and the community together through America's favorite past time. The event promotes a positive lifestyle, physical fitness, sports, and team work amongst our youth. Billed as "America's Greatest Youth Baseball Event", the LAPD Baseball Swing-a-Thon will include a baseball skills clinic given by the Law Enforcement teams, a rock climbing wall, extreme obstacle courses, public safety displays, including the LAPD helicopter, community outreach booths, face painting and arts & crafts, hula hoop, dance, and rap contests for big prizes, raffles for Dodger tickets, bicycles, and other prizes.

At noon just prior to the baseball game, Officers from the baseball teams stand with all the kids in attendance on the baseball field to recite the "Just Say No" pledge, and a promise to say no to drugs, gangs, crime, and bullying.

CONTACT:
For more information or questions regarding this event or the LAPD Baseball Team, please contact event coordinator, LAPD Officer Michael J. Scott at 818-456-6416 or email scott1soldier@aol.com Information will also be available at www.lapdbaseballteam.com


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