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Annual Roberto Clemente Life Commemoration
December 31, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFREE
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.
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.