City of Boulder City To Dedicate a Softball Field in Dan's Honor During National Night Out
We are thrilled to announce that the City of Boulder City is dedicating one of the softball fields at Veterans Memorial Park in Dan’s honor! In addition, the Boulder City Police Department is donating all funds collected at their 2014 National Night Out event to the Dan Leach Memorial Fund...we are both honored and grateful for their support of our organization!
The Boulder City Police Department is hosting National Night Out at Veterans Memorial Park on August 5, 2014 from 6-9 PM. National Night Out is a nationwide effort to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime programs and strengthens neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
The night is filled with fun, prizes and excitement as the community watches the annual “Battle of the Badges” softball game between the Boulder City Police and Boulder City Fire Departments. There will be games, a rock climbing wall and waterslide for all of the kids and complimentary food and drinks will be provided by Albertsons. Guests can meet members of several community services, including Boulder City Police Department, Boulder City Fire Department, National Park Service, Hoover Dam Police, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Highway Patrol, ATF, Division of Forestry and Mercy Air. Guests will also enjoy K9 demonstrations by National Park Service, Division of Forestry and ATF and can enter to win an Xbox One gaming console. We hope you'll join us at this very special event!
Learn More About Dan Leach
A gentleman and positive optimist, Dan Leach was an avid member of the Boulder City community since 1983. He knew no stranger and was the absolute epitome of an extrovert. Dan was as much a community coach as a loving cheerleader with the philosophy that all children should have someone cheering for them.
Husband to Laura for 24 years and father to Alexandra and Chris, he believed every child should be privileged to live lives like his children.
Dan Leach, who honorably performed 25 years of...
About the Dan Leach Memorial Fund
The future of Nevada lies with our youth. To honor Dan Leach and his lifelong commitment to this principle, the Memorial Fund provides less fortunate children with positive, fulfilling community-based and academic-based endeavors currently beyond their reach due to financial barriers.
Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors
The Dan Leach Memorial Fund is supported by several fundraisers we hold throughout the year. Additionally, generous contributions are made by a variety of wonderful businesses and organizations - located throughout Boulder City and Las Vegas. We invite you to meet our generous sponsors.
Grant Qualifications and Applications
We believe that no child who has a desire to participate in a youth activity should be denied the ability to do so because of his or her financial circumstances. The Dan Leach Memorial Fund provides the necessary funds to help children of all ages join their peers in youth activities.