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Healdsburg Locals Looking to Refurbish Recreation Park

Clarence Ruonavaara and a group of concerned local citizens are working to raise $400,000 to renovate Recreation Park, an old baseball stadium located in Healdsburg, CA that was built in 1923.  The 90-year-old Ruonavaara played semi pro baseball at the historic ballpark as a player for the Healdsburg Odd Fellows and Prune Pickers from 1937 to 1952.  Healdsburg is a small northern California community of about 11,000 people.  Read more here.

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