Siouxland CARES hosting 30-year anniversary wiffle ball tournament

Siouxland CARES hosting 30-year anniversary wiffle ball tournament

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Siouxland CARES will hold a 30th anniversary celebration wiffle ball tournament Sunday at Miracle Field, pictured above. The event is free and open to the public. 

SIOUX CITY | In honor of its 30th anniversary, Siouxland CARES will hold a family-friendly wiffle ball tournament from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Miracle League Field of Sioux City at Riverside Park.

Sponsored by Aalfs Manufacturing, the event will be free and open to the public. 

The tournament will feature teams from Bishop Heelan, Sioux City Police, Sioux City Council and the Woodbury County Sheriff's Department. An "All-Star Game" will feature a combination of members from the Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission and the Miracle League of Sioux City. 

Throughout the tournament, families can enjoy family-friendly activities around the Miracle League Field. Concessions will be available. 

A home run derby will take place in between each game, with the farthest-hit ball earning the batter a prize. Bruce Miller, editor of the Sioux City Journal, will serve as the emcee for the tournament. 

Formed in 1987, Siouxland CARES About Substance Abuse is a community coalition comprised of 412 volunteers. Its mission is to improve the quality of life in Siouxland by eliminating alcohol and drug abuse and related violence.


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