Grand Opening of renovated ball fields at MCRA

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Community members and local leaders are invited to celebrate the opening of two new synthetic turf infields at Mason County Recreational Area Park(MCRA). A short ceremony will be held with a “first pitch” to commemorate the improvements to the park. The city received a $275,500 grant through the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program in 2011 that allowed them to install the fields.


What: Opening of two synthetic turf infields at Mason County Recreation Area (MCRA)
Where: East 2100 Johns Prairie Road, Shelton
When: Tuesday, May 1 at 5:00 PM


The WWRP is a state grant program funded from the capital construction budget that provides funding to protect habitat, preserve working farms and creates new local and state parks. Independent experts rank the applications based on criteria such as the benefits to the public, level of threat to the property or presence of threatened or endangered species.If you have any questions about the MCRA dedication, please contact

John Keates at Mason County Parks, 427-9670, ext. 669.

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