ECC Baseball sponsors Lead Off Dinner Feb. 6

ECC Baseball sponsors Lead Off Dinner Feb. 6

The public is invited to the Ellsworth Community College baseball team's second annual Lead Off Dinner on Friday, February 6, at 6 pm at Highland Country Club in Iowa Falls. A highlight will be the keynote address from Bill Krejci who is the current General Manager of the USA National Team.

"Last year we had a tremendous response to this event and we are hoping to have continued success this year," explains ECC Head Coach Travis Akre. "This event will fund our spring trips and equipment upgrades, as well as providing substantial funds to the Martin Dittmer baseball scholarship."

ECC alumni, baseball enthusiasts, family, friends, and supporters of ECC baseball are invited to attend.

Keynote speaker Bill Krejci is the former head coach and athletic director at Southwestern Community College. He has been involved in USA Baseball since 1996 and has had the pleasure of coaching 15 major league baseball players including Minnesota's Joe Mauer, Washington's Bryce Harper and Baltimore's J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado.

The Lead Off Dinner event will also include a welcome from Head Coach Akre, a meet and greet with the 2015 baseball team, and a silent auction.

Tickets are $30 per person, which includes dinner. For ticket information contact Coach Akre at 641-648-8534 or 507-313-9302 or email