By Leslee Jaquette • Senior Messenger
“The Miracle League project brings baseball to the disabled and the disabled into the community,” observed Retired Colonel U.S. National Guard Brad Applegate of Vancouver, Wash. “In the long term, I envision that as the disabled are involved in more mainstream activities, the able kids will realize and accept the disabled for who they are, as wonderful people with limitations.” Continue reading
August, 2006 • By Leslee Jaquette of Senior Messenger
Sixty-year-old Art Liss is passionate about baseball, kids and volunteerism.
The self described “baseball fanatic” combines these passions in his effort to help build a Miracle League baseball field at Harmony Sports Complex in east Vancouver. The Camas Wash., resident has already devoted untold hours toward the project that aims to fund and construct a special facility that allows youth with disabilities and seniors with limited mobility to play the game safely. Continue reading