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An illustration of what the left field scoreboard at the new community ballpark will look like after Nash Finch's $50,000 commitment to the project.

Nash Finch, Family Fresh Market partner with ballpark project

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The River Falls Baseball Council moved closer to its fundraising goal for a new community ballpark on the east side of Hoffman Park with the announcement last week that Nash Finch Company and Family Fresh Market has committed $50,000 to sponsor the new ballpark's scoreboard.

Josh Eidem, RFBC president, said the donation puts the project's fundraising total at $157,000. Total construction cost is estimated at $600,000.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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