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Eight year old baseball player says 'Bring it on seniors!'

Vero Beach Little League Croom Dodgers Take On
Senior Resource Association ‘Codgers’

Vero Beach, FL., April 2, 2010 – Rebecca Clyde says “Bring it on Codgers.” The only female player of the Croom Dodger little league team, the girl is ready to show the seniors that eight-year-olds know baseball. The Croom Dodger little league team will take on the Senior Resource Association (SRA) Codgers at Dodgertown, Holman Stadium, Saturday, April 24 at 4pm. Sponsored and organized by Croom Construction Company, proceeds from the game will benefit SRA’s programs.

“Not only is Rebecca our only girl player on the team, she is one of our pitchers, in addition to playing the infield,” says Dodger coach Charles Croom. “Rebecca and the entire team are psyched up to play some ball against the seniors. The Codgers have no idea who they are up against.”

The Croom Dodgers range in age from eight to 11 years old. The Codgers, made up of some of Vero’s most notable businessmen, range in age from 45 to 70 years old and will be coached by Bobby McCarthy of Bobby’s Restaurant and managed by Steve Mulvey of Quail Valley River Club. Kirk Koehler will umpire the game, while announcer Joe Sanchez takes the announcer’s chair.

Gates and concessions open at 3pm. Game time is 4pm. Tickets are $5 each and available at Bobby’s Restaurant & Lounge at The Reef Ocean Resort, Quail Valley River Club, Seacoast National Banks eight Indian River county locations, Marine Bank & Trust, The Laughing Dog Gallery, The Alexis Agency at 4445 N. A1A, and Frostings located at 2915 Cardinal Drive. Croom Dodger and SRA Codger players will also be selling tickets. For more information, call 772.231.5999.

Proceeds from the Dodgers versus Codgers game will benefit Senior Resource Association programs including Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care, Social Entrée Meals, In-home Services, Senior Center programs and transportation.