Text submitted by Town of Haverstraw
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation hosted a baseball & softball clinic this past Saturday to celebrate the Badges for Baseball program in the Town of Haverstraw. There were nearly 100 youth who participated at Pecks Pond Park and the day included different baseball/softball stations along with interactive stations with law enforcement officers.
Supervisor Howard Phillips said, “This day was a great collaboration with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Suez Water, Haverstraw Police Athletic League (HPAL), Town of Haverstraw, Town of Haverstraw Police Department, US Marshals, Rockland County Sheriff’s Dept. Bomb Squad, Rockland County Helicopter, Haverstraw Ambulance Corps., Rockland Mobile Care, Saint Thomas Aquinas College Baseball Team and the Rockland Boulders. Special thanks to Kaitlin Rowan & Tim Bancells of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Peter Eckert of HPAL, Bill Madden and Ed Wallace of Suez Water, Chief Charles Miller of the Haverstraw PD, and thank you to the Village of West Haverstraw for allowing us to use their ballfield.”