• Sports foundation asks county for $1.5 million loan
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    Sports foundation asks county for $1.5 million loan

    Joe Schell, president of the Sussex Sports Center Foundation, asked Sussex County Council for a $1.5 million loan to support the capital campaign for the new Sandhill Fieldhouse during its Sept. 27 meeting. Plans are moving forward for the $7.5 million project, which includes a 42,000-square-foot indoor sports facility with two indoor sports fields and a multi-use sports court. The fieldhouse will provide space for youth soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, and indoor pickleball. Secondary uses will include basketball, volleyball and community events such as graduations, church services and fundraisers. Schell said the loan would be similar to one the county approved for the construction of the Sand Hill Fields…

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  • eBay Collector Seeks 1 Million For 50 Years’ Of Gaming Consoles
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    eBay Collector Seeks 1 Million For 50 Years’ Of Gaming Consoles

    Image: Kaori30 / Kotaku While many a collector can claim to have any number of rare video games and memorabilia, few, if any, actually own a majority of every console variation manufactured in the last 50 years. But that’s exactly what one France-based collector has just put up for auction, some 2,400 different consoles—from standard-issue to special editions to variations never officially for sale—for the cool asking price of €984,000.00, or around a million U.S. dollars. Listed on French eBay and spotted by Consolevariations.com, video game uber-enthusiast Kaori30’s sale includes some 2,400 consoles, “from the first to the very last,” a number of games for said consoles, and a bunch…

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  • Constantine Announces $4.6 Million To Promote Equitable Access To Youth Sports And Outdoor Recreation
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    Constantine Announces $4.6 Million To Promote Equitable Access To Youth Sports And Outdoor Recreation

    King County Executive Dow Constantine King County Executive Dow Constantine recently announced $4.6 million in Youth Sports and Outdoor Recreation Relief funding – including a substantial boost from federal COVID-19 recovery aid – to improve access to sports and recreation for youth of color following extensive community-based review that helped focus investments on racial equity. A total of 45 organization will receive funding based on a comprehensive community review process designed to promote equitable access to sports and recreation. King County Parks partnered with the King County Play Equity Coalition and 50 independent community reviewers to evaluate proposals, applying the principles of racial equity. “Investing in these 45 community-led projects…

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  • Outdoor Sports Apparel Market is expected to Reach $17,154 million by the End of 2018 – 2025
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    Outdoor Sports Apparel Market is expected to Reach $17,154 million by the End of 2018 – 2025

    Outdoor Sports Apparel -amr Report provides a quantitative analysis of the current outdoor sports apparel market trends, estimations, and dynamics of the market size from 2018 to 2025 POTLAND, 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, #205, OR 97220, UNITED STATE, July 25, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The global outdoor sports apparel market has witnessed significant growth owing to increase in interest of people toward adventure tourism. These days, individuals, love to explore different avenues to gain deeper experience and absorb new cultures worldwide. They like to invest more time with family owing to increasingly hectic lifestyles. To pick up an important and exceptional experience, individuals progressively opt for unique trips which include…

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  • Data on possible $31 million indoor sports facility to be heard by Fort Smith Board
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    Data on possible $31 million indoor sports facility to be heard by Fort Smith Board

    A feasibility study for a potential new Indoor Sports Facility in Fort Smith, which will be presented to the Fort Smith Board of Directors at its study session Tuesday (June 14) proposes a $31.2 million facility with an annual area economic impact of about $42.4 million. After receiving Arkansas Tourism matching grant funds of $15,000 in 2021, the city hired Conventions, Sports & Leisure (CSL) Sept. 30 to conduct a feasibility study on an arena. The study cost was not to exceed $30,000. The Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission approved $7,500 toward the feasibility study in April 2021. The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved the city’s half of…

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  • Evangel gifted $1 million for outdoor sports, performance facility
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    Evangel gifted $1 million for outdoor sports, performance facility

    Evangel University has received a $1 million donation, which will serve as the lead gift for construction of an outdoor sports and performance facility. A groundbreaking will be scheduled for later this year. The new facility will be on the Springfield campus and will allow the university to develop and expand its athletic complex, according to a news release. The facility will be home to the football program, athletic trainers and a varsity weight room. “Our goal is to elevate the student experience on campus,” said Evangel President Mike Rakes, in the release. “This gift will allow us to move forward with construction plans to house athletic programs and provide…

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