As announced at the Annual Awards Night in May, the field lighting at Deep Creek Reserve will be upgraded to game standard. This project has just commenced in conjunction with Manningham Council and we are jointly aiming to complete the upgrade by the end of 2014. If we meet this timetable it will mean that Deep Creek will be available for night games by Christmas this year.
Baseball Victoria has committed to schedule first grade club games at Deep Creek Reserve on completion of the upgrade.
The field lighting upgrade will benefit all members with the main benefits being:
This Lighting Upgrade is a joint undertaking between the State Government of Victoria, Manningham Council and Doncaster Baseball Club. It will be 50% funded by State Government, 25% Manningham Council and 25% by the club.
To meet our 25% funding obligation it is imperative that we raise additional club funds. To that end we will be running a number of specific fundraising activities with the full proceeds going towards our “Let there be Light” upgrade fund. Specifically we will be:
Any further suggestions for “Let there be Light” fundraising activities would be most welcome.
We will keep you updated on the “Let there be Light” project progresses in the coming months.