GIANT UPGRADES UNVEILED

As Published in The Herald

October 22, 2014

Elmwood Giants past-president Al Kinley (left) stands by as Coun. Thomas Steen (Elmwood-East Kildonan), MLA Jim Maloway (Elmwood), and MP Lawrence Toet (Elmwood-Transcona) cut the ribbon on the new bleachers at Giants Field. Upgrades to the baseball club’s site also included a new press box and storage facility. Construction project manager Bev Fisher said at the event the total cost was approximately $290,000.

At the unveiling, a $25,000 donation from former Giant Allan Edie was announced. Fisher said the donation will help with the next phase of upgrades, including building new washrooms and modifying practice facilities like batting cages.