Mount Pulaski to honor 2 outstanding citizens
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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 Saturday, 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.
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."