JACKSONVILLE, FL (September 30, 2011) - The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, LISC Jacksonville, City of Jacksonville, and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation dedicated the refurbishment of the Flossie Brunson Eastside Park at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
Back row: “Grown Folks” L-R: Kevin Gay, Operation New Hope; J.F. Bryan, Civic Leader; Renee Naughton, Police Athletic League; Sheriff John Rutherford; Jason Hill, Jacksonville Jaguars; Delores Weaver, Jacksonville Jaguars’ owner; Jarrett Dillard, Jacksonville Jaguars; President/CEO Michael Rubinger, LISC; Roger, PAL Board Chair; and Representative Mia Jones, City of Jacksonville.
Tuesday’s dedication ceremony marked the third PAL field to be renovated by funds secured by LISC Jacksonville. Previously dedicated PAL football fields included the Ed Austin Regional Park and Mallison Park.
The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville is a non-profit 501(c)(3) your-serving organization with the cooperative effort of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Our nationally accredited after school education program provides academic assistance, FCAT preparation, character development and leadership training. PAL offers year-round and seasonal sports programs for youth ages 5-17. For more than 39 years, PAL has successfully been implementing prevention and early intervention strategies to reduce juvenile crime and keep your Jacksonville young people safe. For more information go to www.jaxpal.com.
To donate money to PAL to help more children partake in afterschool activities such as football; to sponsor a child or team; or to volunteer your time mentoring a child, please visit http://www.jaxpal.com/donate.php.