Celebrating 5th Anniversary, Charleston Miracle League Hosts Event to Honor Organization Founders, Workers and New Partner, Coastal Community Foundation

December 7, 2009

CHARLESTON, SC – December 7, 2009 – The Charleston Miracle League (CML),  an organization which allows children and adults with special needs to play baseball, celebrated their 5th anniversary on November 7, 2009 at the Joe Griffith Miracle Field. The festivities began at 9 a.m. between baseball games.


“It’s exciting to see the Charleston Miracle League celebrate five years of games at our complex and is fun to see how our kids have grown up over the years and how much their self-confidence and baseball skills have improved,” said Patty Coker, Charleston Miracle League president. “There have been so many great memories made right here during each game day and we feel blessed that so many people came out to celebrate our anniversary with us.”

src=/public/files/img/Rosemarie-Umburgia-and-Bets.jpgDuring the event, new partners, Coastal Community Foundation, were presented a $15,000 check to start the Baseball Forever Endowment Fund, which will provide investments for the future of CML. Current CML workers as well as former board members that helped launch the program were also recognized. Additionally, the Mary Jane Murphy Memorial Garden was dedicated.


About the Charleston Miracle Network:

The Charleston Miracle League (CML) is an organization whose mission is to offer accessible recreational opportunities for all children and adults with physical and mental challenges so they can participate firsthand as team members in an organized baseball league. For more information please visit www.charlestonmiracleleague.org.