Submitted by Denair Unified School District
For some of them, it was not a new experience.
As far as anyone can recall, the previous scoreboard was installed sometime in the late 1980s or early 1990s, according to Lions Club President Jeremy Rowell. And some of the same Lions Club volunteers helped then as well.
“We have an old newspaper clipping showing Lions club members put up the old scoreboard about 25 years ago,” Rowell said. “Three of them in the old photo (Glenn Doerksen, Fred Zumstien and Gaylon Wade) were helping to install the new scoreboard this last weekend.”
The project took only a couple of days to complete, but the planning began months earlier.
“We were approached by the school district at beginning of school year,” Rowell explained. “The first idea was to retrofit the old scoreboard, but the more we looked into it, the more we thought we needed a new one. The other one was made out of fiberglass. It was all faded and didn’t really work well anymore.”
Last Friday night, the Lions Club crew spent a couple of hours dismantling the old scoreboard. Then on Saturday morning, they came back to start installing the new one. By late afternoon, the work was complete, including repainting the columns supporting the scoreboard. Continue reading “Community-Minded Lions Club Pays for and Installs New Scoreboard at Denair High Stadium” »