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2016 - 2017 Board of Directors

October 11th, 2016. Hastings MN. Our first board meeting after the end of the 2016 season took place at Green Mill of Hastings. MANY topics were covered. Too many to list here! The important part for the team and our fans is... ... ... ...

OUR BOARD IS GROWING!

The beginning of the season we gained 4 at large members

Kyle Benson - November Meeting
Troy Nordine - November Meeting
Mike Schlottman - November Meeting
Derek Simon - April Meeting

and we gained 3 more at our end of the season meeting!.

Westley Hedlund - Assistant Manager
Jerry Wolters - At Large Member
Ryan Hanson - At Large Member

Welcome to ALL our new members! The passion for baseball that was at the October meeting is exciting! Now the challenge is keeping everyone on task and focused! A great problem to have!

October is also the meeting we elect our officers for the following year.

Kathy Karnick remains Secretary / Treasurer.
Bruce Karnick remains President
Kyle Benson was elected to the Vice President position vacated by the Passing of Doug Weimer in July.

CHECK OUT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS PAGE FOR A FULL LIST OF THE BOARD!

It is with great sadness

July 7th, 2016. Hastings MN. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our long time friend, board member, former president, unrelenting baseball fan and all around great man, Doug Weimer.  During the remainder of the 2016 season, a moment of silence will be observed for Doug prior to the playing of the National Anthem.

With the shock of Doug's passing, we have not been able to put to paper ideas to properly honor a man that has given so much of his time, energy, love and financial support to this great organization. Please watch this space for information for a future event to honor Doug the best we can.

Visitation is 5-7pm after the Hawks play the Miesville Mudhens on 7/17 with a service to follow at 7pm. All are invited to attend.

A message from our current President:

July 7th was a Sad day for Hastings Baseball. We were informed that Hawks Vice President and our friend Doug Weimer passed away this morning.

The last thing he said to his best friend was "I'm going to play baseball now."

Doug Weimer gave all he could to Amateur / Town Ball. He wanted so desperately to see it succeed for generations to come so families could see a great game up close and personal, in its raw, beautiful form. Guys that play for the love of the game, not the big money.

2-3 years ago, we started the crazy venture of building a press box. His dream for Veterans park. Not long after, he looked me in the eyes and told me, With all the delays and hiccups we had, he was not going to live to see that dream become a reality. I told him BS, he's going to not only see it get built, but be able to see a game from it. He did, I remember the look on his face, his eyes swell up with pride.
Thank you Doug Weimer for passing your love of the game on to so many others.

Obituary Courtesy of the Pioneer Press.

Age 60 of Hastings Passed away at United Hospital in St. Paul after a lengthy illness. He was born in Trinidad, CO on February 22, 1956. Doug was a huge baseball fan. He was very involved in the CCVL and was a Past President of the Hastings Hawks. Many people will remember him for the many years he sold Hot Dogs at Vets Field. He is survived by his mother, Polly; brother, Greg; sister, Cindy; special friends, Ed Olson, Brenda (Gary "Jeep") Stevens, Barb (Paul) Seleski, Shirley Matsch; and many other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held on Sunday (7/17) at 7:00 pm at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring St., Hastings. A visitation will held 2 hour prior to the service. (651) 437-3752

See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/twincities/obituary.aspx?n=douglas-e-weimer&pid=180618475&fhid=29435#sthash.4FuwnuzV.dpuf


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Our Announcer Bruce Will also be simulcasting HOME GAMES from the pressbox via STREAMING AUDIO!

Free online broadcasts of Hawks Games. Keep in mind all the things that need to be done in the pressbox during the games as well as the outside voices that can be heard. We will do our best to keep the broadcast family friendly and active.

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