Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UAW-Ford Donates $1.8 Million For State-Of-The-Art Baseball Field

UAW-Ford Donates $1.8 Million For State-Of-The-Art Baseball Field

BRIGHTON, Mich. - Today the UAW-Ford Motor Co. donates $1.8 million for a state-of-the-art baseball field in Detroit's historic Woodbridge Community. Ford Motor Company is dedicating the new baseball field to the late William Clay Ford Sr. and has an ongoing partnership with several community organizations, including the Woodbridge Community Youth Center.The joint initiative between the UAW and Ford Motor Co. represents the ongoing commitment to help strengthen and improve neighborhoods where its members live and work by giving back to those communities.

Jimmy Settles, UAW-Ford V.P stated, "UAW-Ford strongly believes investing in our youth is key to building a better Detroit and a bright future for generations to come. We share this commitment with the Ford family to build strong communities. Consequently, we are proud to invest in the neighborhoods in which our members work and live."

The new state-of-the-art ballpark will be an incredible centerpiece for the Midtown located Woodbridge Community, and will draw tons of visitors and teams both locally and regionally from across the state to Detroit. The UAW-Ford Motor Co. donates $1.8 million for state-of-the-art baseball field renovations, which include pitching and batting cages, new bleachers, a digitalized scoreboard, scenic landscaping, new lighting and renovated restrooms.

Not only does Ford create dependable vehicles, UAW-Ford Motor Co. also has an extended history of giving back to the local community. For more information on how Brighton Ford helps build local communities, visit our Community Involvement page! Brighton Ford is located at 8240 Grand River Ave. just north of I-96 in Brighton. We are a family owned and operated business that strives for customer satisfaction. 

For more information on Brighton Ford visit BrightonFord.com or give us a call at (800) 836-8206.

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