The second annual Jerald Haynes Games for Gifts Advanced Baseball Training for ages seven to 13 will be held on Wednesday, December 21, at the Madison County Recreation Park.
Donations will be accepted for this event. All of the proceeds will go to unfortunate kids that are spending Christmas in Big Bend area hospitals instead of their home.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the training will end at 2 p.m. Lunch for the participants will be provided along with a T-shirt. Included in the training will be instruction in hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, base-running and additional fundamentals of the game.
This event is hosted by the Madison County High School (MCHS) Baseball Program: Head Coach Terry Barrs, his assistant coaches and several players. Professional players and trainers will be the featured instructors.
Also, a time will be provided for the kids to get autographs from Jeremy Haynes (Atlanta Braves), Lorenzo Cain (Kansas City Royals) and Jordan Carroll (Valdosta State Univ.) Professional trainer, Jonathan Jones, from Tallahassee and Drew Sherrod, Head Baseball Coach at Aucilla Christian Academy, will also be assisting.
Please come and enjoy a day of baseball instruction while raising money for gifts for these hospitalized kids.