Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills leads Junior Giants players in reciting the Junior Giants Strike Out Bullying Pledge.
Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills leads Junior Giants players in reciting the Junior Giants Strike Out Bullying Pledge. (Photo provided by Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods)

Press release from the Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods:

Junior Giants players of the Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods were joined by members of the Eureka Police Department on Saturday, July 26th to kick off Junior Giants Strike Out Bullying week. Police Chief Andy Mills lead the youth in reciting the Junior Giants Strike Out Bullying Pledge where members committed to help "build peace on the field, at home, at school and in their community each day." Following the pledge was a demonstration by the Eureka Police K-9 unit, hands-on lessons in ways young people can put an end to bullying in their community, and a contest to create Strike Out Bullying posters. Winning posters will soon be on display at the Eureka Police Station.

Junior Giants combines the fundamentals of youth baseball with lessons education, health and bullying prevention. Strike Out Bullying is one of seven themes that players focus on during the summer. Over the course of the 8-weeks they not only develop their game of baseball, but also important character skills they will take with them the rest of their life. If you would like more information on Junior Giants contact Chris Nystrom at the Boys & Girls Club 707-441-1030.



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