Mount Pulaski to honor 2 outstanding citizens
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[August 17, 2013]
MOUNT PULASKI -- The Mount
Pulaski Township Park District is recognizing two individuals who
have given their time, experience, selflessness and dedication in
working with countless youth and for the betterment of the community
of Mount Pulaski. The two honorees are Robert L. Gasaway and the
late Edward Butkovich.
The baseball field at Veterans Park will be named Robert L. Gasaway
Field, and the drive from Elkhart Road into the park will be named
Ed Butkovich Drive. There will be a dedication ceremony on Sept. 7
at 3 p.m. at the park.
Family, friends, players and city council
members are encouraged to attend. Anyone who desires to speak on
behalf of the two gentlemen being honored is encouraged to attend
and provide comments.
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A news release from the park district said of Gasaway and Butkovich:
"As role models, their efforts have led to the shaping of lives and
contributed to the success of their students who followed after
them. Their accomplishments as teachers and coaches are admirable
and have set a standard for emulation for all."
[Text from news release from the Mount Pulaski
Township Park District]