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Boosters of Boys & Girls Sports donates $20,000 to Grape Bowl

Date: Aug. 15, 2007
Contact: Jeff Hood, Communications Specialist
(209) 333-6801 or e-mail

LODI -- The Boosters of Boys & Girls Sports, an all-volunteer group that has organized and backed youth sports in Lodi for 47 years, donated $20,000 Wednesday, Aug. 15 to the Save the Grape Bowl fund.

The donation boosts the amount of money donated for Grape Bowl rehabiliation to $80,000.

The Grape Bowl, a Depression-era stadium, hosts local youth and high school football games, high school graduations and other sports programs. The stadium is in need of more than $1 million in repairs. For more

Boosters of Boys & Girls Sports President Kim Ruoff (center), presents a ceremonial $20,000 check Wednesday to Jack Fiori (right), head of the Save the Grape Bowl campaign at the stadium. Ruoff is joined by (left to right) BOBS board members Steve Brown, Ted Coffee and Bob Shepard.

information about the Grape Bowl restoration effort, visit www.savethegrapebowl.org.

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