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Miracle League Opens Its Season

Grant to help build Alexandria’s first inclusive playground.

From left: Bill Rivers, Miracle League chair; Keith Reynolds, CVS Caremark vice president of sales and account services; Lindsey Swanson, executive director of the Kelley Cares Foundation; Jackie Person, therapeutic recreation program manager for the City of Alexandria; Mac Slover, director of Ssports for the City of Alexandria, and Ellen, Miracle League participant.

From left: Bill Rivers, Miracle League chair; Keith Reynolds, CVS Caremark vice president of sales and account services; Lindsey Swanson, executive director of the Kelley Cares Foundation; Jackie Person, therapeutic recreation program manager for the City of Alexandria; Mac Slover, director of Ssports for the City of Alexandria, and Ellen, Miracle League participant.

On April 26, CVS Caremark celebrated the start of a new baseball season at the Miracle League of Alexandria’s Opening Day festivities, with representatives from the Miracle League, the Kelley Cares Foundation and Miracle League Athletes.

The Miracle League of Alexandria celebrated the start of a new baseball season at its Opening Day festivities on Saturday, April 26. The season opener included both youth and adult Miracle League games, as well as pre-game activities at Lee Center Miracle Field. The Miracle League of Alexandria is comprised of private citizens concerned with supporting outdoor recreation opportunities for individuals with special needs. See www.miracleleagueofalexandria.com.

The new playground will allow children of all abilities to play and learn together in a fun and safe environment. The playground is tentatively set to open this fall and the grant is funded through CVS Caremark All Kids Can, a philanthropic program which focuses on helping children of all abilities on their path to better health.