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What:
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Mecklenburg County
Sportsplex at Matthews
When:
Thursday, May 17, 2012
9:30 a.m.
Where:
Tank Town Road, Matthews, NC 28105
(Parking available at the Matthews Public Works Department, 1600 Tank Town Road).
Who:
Harold Cogdell, chairman, Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (BOCC); Jennifer Roberts, at-large BOCC member; James P. Taylor, mayor of Matthews; Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and the Town of Matthews representatives.
Why:
This ceremony will mark the official groundbreaking of the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in the town of Matthews. The facility will house 12 multi-use fields capable of hosting events such as soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and rugby as well as a championship stadium with seating up to 2700 designed to compete for local and national tournaments. Click to view a rendering of the complex.

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Media Contact:
Leo Caplanides at 980-395-2873 or Leo.Caplanides@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov




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