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Shawville minor fastball bottles up funds

Players in the Shawville minor fastball league spent last Monday evening collecting bottles from Shawville residents in an effort to raise funds for the league.
The bottle drive, organized by the Shawville District Recreation Association, saw ball players pair up with friends and a parent with a vehicle and drive door to door for two hours collecting as many cans and bottles as possible.
“We were in need of some new equipment. We’ve got new teams this year, so we were just trying to see if we could just raise a little bit of money for that,” said Emily Taylor, one of the organizers of the bottle drive.
“The kids actually did all of the work. The parents just sort of drove up and down the road and helped them load the cans,” Taylor said. “We were honestly trying to get the kids to participate as much as possible.”
Although players were collecting bottles and cans, some . . .

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