Public Recreation Unlimited to host ‘A Legendary Evening’ on March 10th

Public Recreation Unlimited to host ‘A Legendary Evening’ on March 10th

Fundraiser to include a Gourmet Meal and All-Star Football Panel


Salinas, CA-February 14, 2012- Public Recreation Unlimited is in the final stages of planning a unique fundraiser titled ‘A Legendary Evening’ that will be held on Saturday March 10th. Former National Football League superstars and Forty Niners Steve Young and Ronnie Lott are confirmed to attend the event along with Hall of Famer Herm Edwards and former Head of NFL Referees Jim Tunney who will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. This elite evening will feature a gourmet dinner prepared by Chef Beat Giger of Pebble Beach Resorts, a panel of NFL stars, unique live auction items and more. The event will take place at the Salinas Sports Complex in the Exhibition Mall at 5:30pm. To stay up to date on ‘The Stadium’ project, visit where you will find the list of donors, board members, latest news, plans for the stadium and more.

The event proceeds will benefit ‘The Stadium’ project at Salinas Sports Complex. Learn more details below. Tickets for this event are $150 each and available now at 831-775-3100. The best seats will be assigned to those who secure their reservation with prompt payment. Donations are tax deductible. Support this worthy project that will enhance the lives of youth in the Salinas Valley for many years to come.

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available. Please email Steve Davis at for more information about sponsorship levels and benefits.

About The Stadium:


The stadium will feature a bowl design with the playing surface 11 feet below the natural elevation. The field itself will be a synthetic turf surface and will be built to NCAA regulations.


The seating configuration will feature 3,628 seats on the home side of which 744 will be stadium seating. The visitor’s side will have seating for 1400.


Other enhancements include a 3,000 square foot field house, two separate entrances, a barbecue and concession area, state of the art scoreboard and announcer/coaches booth.  Over 100 new parking places will be added.


This facility will be a premier sports venue for the City of Salinas and provide opportunities to engage youth in positive activities. Potential uses for this facility include: professional and youth soccer, high school all-star and league play games for both football and soccer, Junior College all star games, Junior College bowl games, football and soccer clinics and it will serve as the home field for both Palma and North Salinas High School football teams. The stadium will be used by the adjacent Boys and Girls Club, allowing for the club to increase its capacity by 40%.


A Salinas Valley Athletic Hall of Fame recognition area has been incorporated into the entry plaza.


To donate to the project please contact Warren Wayland at 831-759-6300 and look for updates coming soon at



About Public Recreation Unlimited


Public Recreation Unlimited is a 501C3 charitable non-profit organization that was formed in 1970 raise funds from the public in order to place needed improvements on property devoted to recreational purposes. Since its inception, this group has raised millions of dollars for projects in Sherwood Park such as the renovation and reconstruction of the Rodeo Grounds into today’s multi-use Salinas Sports Complex that includes not only the arena, but softball fields, an indoor soccer facility and more. Public Recreation Unlimited is now embarking on a major fundraising campaign to collect $6 million dollars to build a state of the art stadium to house high school football, soccer and more. Youth in the Salinas Valley will benefit tremendously from the efforts of Public Recreation Unlimited.


CONTACT: Warren Wayland, 831-759-6300


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