Olsen Park
Miracle Field Grand Opening
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 08/03/2013 - 4:43pm.

What was once a mound of dirt at 5510 Olsen Park Lane, slowly began transforming into a dream come true for people with special needs.

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Miracle Field of Wilmington construction almost complete
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:19am.

videoThe Miracle Field of Wilmington will soon offer a level playing field for the community, with just weeks left of construction. After tons of fundraising and community support, a field paved with a special rubberized turf playing surface, and playground are almost ready for use, offering those with disabilities a chance to get active.

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Olsen Farms says City of Wilmington defaulted on building park
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 4:30pm.

The City has recently announced plans to place a bond referendum on the ballot in November to fund a $37 million baseball stadium in the City, and attorney Gary Shipman said that this was particularly disturbing to his Olsen Farms. “We think that the City needs to fund and complete its current obligations before embarking on any others, and we’re hopeful that our discussions with the City over the coming weeks will refocus the priorities,” Shipman said.

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World Series champ Trot Nixon lends a helping hand at baseball camp fundraiser next week
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 9:47pm.

video Wilmington native Brack Hardee is battling brain cancer. Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Trot Nixon and several of his friends from the baseball fraternity will be organizing a one day baseball camp fundraiser next week to raise funds to assist in Brack's fight against cancer.

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New Hanover kicks off another park project
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/24/2009 - 10:30am.

New Hanover County is getting another park. The county and City of Wilmington are had a construction kickoff ceremony Wednesday morning at Olsen Park off Murrayville Road.

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