The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Dodgers Dream Foundation dedicated a Dodger Dream Field for the Culver Park Marina Little League Field on Saturday, May 12th.
The Dodger Dream Field for Culver Marina Little League is at 13120 Culver Blvd., near the intersection of Culver and Lincoln Boulevards.
Former Dodgers Ken Landreaux and Bobby Castillo and current Dodgers Derek Lowe and Andy LaRouche were among the guests at the dedication ceremony.
The eventís emcee was Jorge JarrÌn, the Dodgers long-time Spanish language broadcaster.
The ceremony concluded with a baseball clinic for the members of the Culver Marina Little League, sponsored by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“The Dodger Dream Fields program is pleased to contribute to the community and provide a newly renovated baseball field for local youth to enjoy,” said Howard Sunkin, the organizationís senior vice president for public affairs.
“The Dream Field for Culver Marina Little League will provide a safe haven for youth in the community as well as support a love of the game of baseball.”
The dedication marked the eighth Dodger Dream Field. The Dodgers Dream Foundation has also completed Dream Fields at Algin Sutton Recreation Center, Montecito Recreation Center, Wrigley Little League Field, Cheviot Hills Park, Bishop Canyon Recreation Center, Evergreen Recreation Center and Seoul International Park at Ardmore Recreation Center.
Founded in 1998, the Dodgers Dream Foundation (DDF) was created to provide educational, athletic and recreational opportunities for the youth of the Greater Los Angeles community. The foundation places special emphasis on helping traditionally under-served youth. Additionally, each year the Dodgers donate more than 100,000 tickets and assist more than 3,500 local youth organizations.
The project is supported by the California Department of Fish and Game and the California Coastal Conservancy.
Culver-Marina Little League is a member of Ballona Wetland Restoration Project.