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Annual Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration

December 31, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


5th Annual Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration to honor the work of our baseball legend, civil rights activist and humanitarian.
Hartford community groups and students from Sports and Medical Sciences Academy will host the 5th Annual Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration Event at the Sports & Medical Sciences Academy at 280 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT. Families are encouraged to attend this free event, refreshments will be serve.
This year’s event has been organized by local activists, youth baseball and softball volunteers, students, youth groups, teachers, coaches as well as local elected officials. “We are proud to honor Roberto Clemente with our event, and to do our part to teach our young people about his courageous civil rights and human rights record,” says Eugenio Caro, one of the Memorial’s organizers.

The “Roberto Clemente Civic Engagement Contest” encourages students and Greater Hartford residents to honor the life of a legend who gave so much of himself to the community. As part of the celebration, there will also be an essay contest for students and prizes awarded to the essays that best describe Clemente’s love of family, country, community service and humanitarian work.
Invited elected officials include Mayor Luke Bronin as well as the entire Hartford City Council and legislative delegation. The Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration Event will conclude with the release of 21 black and gold balloon which represent the number he wore his entire career as a baseball player.

All are cordially invited to come celebrate with us! All coaches and players from the Los Amigos Softball League will come and show their support.


December 31, 2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sports & Medical Sciences Academy
280 Huyshope Avenue
Hartford, CT United States
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