Changes on the Way for Boys and Girls Club Field
Published December 9th, 2013
GAINESVILLE- An athletics field in Gainesville is undergoing a facelift at a price that can't be beat.
Groundbreaking began Monday morning on the playing field at the Northwest Boys and Girls Club in Gainesville.
Members of the Boys and Girls Club are saying goodbye to crumbling pavement and patchy sidelines surrounding their football field.
Construction managers say changes from the new project are for the kids, but it's also benefiting veterans as well.
Owner of Stone Builders, David Montoya says for vets returning home, learning a trade like masonry helps with their transition into civilian life.
"...because a lot of times they gotta come home they gotta make some money they gotta get right into this, and that's what our skill set does, we're basically making a wall without any forms and stuff that's real outside of the box so it gives them a skill set that's niched in maybe that nobody else has."
The entire vision for the current project includes stone walls along the sidelines, new pavement and a waterfall near the field.
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