CLEVELAND -- McDonald Hopkins is pleased to announce its new connection with the Cleveland Indians as a Community Partner, the baseball club's program to strengthen youth in Greater Cleveland through service initiatives that focus on education, health and fitness."As a Cleveland-based law firm that is approaching our 90th anniversary in
CLEVELAND -- McDonald Hopkins is pleased to announce its new connection with the Cleveland Indians as a Community Partner, the baseball club's program to strengthen youth in Greater Cleveland through service initiatives that focus on education, health and fitness.
"As a Cleveland-based law firm that is approaching our 90th anniversary in 2020, McDonald Hopkins is honoring our past and reaffirming our commitment to the community with our support of this outstanding program for the youth in our city," said Shawn M. Riley, firm president.
David M. Kall, the managing member of McDonald Hopkins' Cleveland office, is leading the firm's involvement as a Community Partner. "We are so excited to work with the Cleveland Indians and the other Community Partners," Kall said. "This is a team effort and our Cleveland employees are eager to participate in the various youth oriented programs and initiatives."
"McDonald Hopkins is an excellent addition to our Community Partners program," said Indians Executive Director of Community Outreach Rebecca Kodysh. "Our Community Partners play such an important role in helping us achieve our goals of preparing youth for successful lives while improving the quality of and creating a sustainable plan for baseball and softball programs in our community."
As a Community Partner, McDonald Hopkins will be helping to support the following community initiatives:
• Tribe Scholars-Promotes youth education in underse5rved inner-city and inner-ring suburb schools by offering unique baseball experiences to students who strive for academic excellence.
• Career Day-Invites Cleveland Baseball Federation and Cleveland Metropolitan School District youth baseball and softball players to come to the Indians Executive Offices and exposes them to the various functions required to run a baseball company.
• Fields for the Future-A program on which the Indians, Community Partners, the city of Cleveland and Business Volunteers Unlimited improve fields that are in poor condition and heavily used. Tribe catcher Yan Gomes serves as the spokesperson for the Fields of the Future renovation program.
• Greater Cleveland Youth Baseball-Provides baseball and softball programming to 3,300 Cleveland youth athletes per year at no cost. Athletes and teams receive uniforms, equipment, fields and coaching clinics.
• Miracle League Mondays-Each Monday home game, the Cleveland Indians provide unique baseball experiences for children and adult athletes with disabilities
There is a new sign with the McDonald Hopkins logo at Progressive Field along with the other Northeast Ohio-based Community Partner companies- Car Parts Warehouse, Electronic Merchant Systems, MoVaughn Enterprises, Minute Men Staffing Services, and Victory Park Ohio.
About McDonald Hopkins Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm that works with clients to deliver insight on the challenges of today and foresight for the road ahead. Based in Cleveland, McDonald Hopkins also has offices in Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. With more than 50 service and industry teams, the firm has the expertise and knowledge to meet the growing number of legal and business challenges our clients face. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.