Updated: Friday, 01 Feb 2013, 11:58 PM EST
Published : Friday, 01 Feb 2013, 11:58 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - For the third straight year, Fort Wayne Sports Corporation held its Party in the Park at Parkview Field. The event, held by Fort Wayne native and Seattle Mariners Manager, Eric Wedge, is a fundraiser for FWSC and Charis House.
The informal program included a sports memorabilia auction, award presentations, and a chance to mingle with high profile sports figures from around Fort Wayne. A professional fireworks display highlighted the evening's activities.
A handful of sports celebrities from the area were in attendance. Some of the people at the ballpark Friday night included:
During the evening, the FWSC honored local sports organizations and individuals who've been an important part of Fort Wayne's sports culture. The honorees included Lloy Ball, Art Gregory, Bobbi Widmann-Foust, Jason Fabini and Sycamore Hills Golf Club.
For additional information, please visit www.fortwaynesportscorp.com .
The Fort Wayne Sports Corporation is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization pursuing the mission of enhancing the quality of life and promoting community through sports and fitness in the Fort Wayne area.
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