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slicer dome explored

Monday, April 08, 2019 08:39 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

There's very strong interest in building a dome for LaPorte to host baseball tournaments

year round.

That was revealed on Sound Off Friday.

Our guest was Jack Arnett....executive director of the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors


He says the volleyball tournaments now being hosted at New Porte Landing are making

a noticeable economic impact here..

A dome at New Porte Landing for baseball tournaments could multiply what's happening there.....

Candidate for mayor Tom Dermody called.

He's already been exploring such an idea.....

Arnett says youth sports are popular so it seems to be a natural for LaPorte to be a host for

major baseball tournaments....

Arnett says a dome would be expensive to build there are ways to finance it....without placing the

entire burden on taxpayers




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