“Let’s Play Ball” is the theme for the grand opening of Nelson Park at 5 p.m. May 29.
The ceremony will include remarks from Mayor Jared Carr with the invocation given by Pastor Kelly Rhoades.
The Gospel group "Changed" will perform the National Anthem. Additional remarks within the ceremony will include Lebanon Park Board President Raeann Graven Shoemaker and Lebanon Parks Director John Shelton. There will be a ribbon cutting and the first field pitch from Luke Ross, a descendant from the Nelson family, with Mayor Carr behind home plate to catch.
Also, the invocation will be given by Pastor Kelly Rhoades and a Color Guard presentation will be made by the Missouri National Guard.
For more on this story see Wednesday's LCR.