Mt. Pulaski Park District to honor Gasaway, Butkovich, September 7
August 15, 2013, Written by: Stuart R. Erlenbush, Mt. Pulaski Township Park District Board member, submitted by Phil Bertoni, The Mt. Pulaski Township Park District is pleased to announce the recognition of two individuals who have given their time, experience, selflessness, and dedication to countless youth and the betterment of the community of Mt. Pulaski. 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. The two honorees are: Mr. Robert L. Gasaway and Mr. Edward Butkovich (Deceased).
The baseball field at Veteran’s Park will be named “Robert L. Gasaway Field”.
The drive from Elkhart Road into Veteran’s Park will be named “Ed Butkovich Drive”.
A dedication ceremony will occur on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Veteran’s Park.
Anyone who desires to speak on behalf of these fine gentlemen is encouraged to attend and provide their comments.
Family, friends, players, City Council members are encouraged to attend.