A year after six people were shot after an argument at Rosa L. Burney Park near downtown Atlanta – leaving two adults dead and a six-year-old at Children’s Hospital in critical care – the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Braves Foundation and Truist are holding a ribbon-cutting Thursday for major improvements to the park. The event is the first Braves Park Project and includes a youth baseball game to showcase the Dunbar Recreation Center’s new equipment, field improvements, scoreboard, batting cage and new dugout benches.

Atlanta City Councilman Jason Dozier represents the area and partnered with the groups on the project. Dozier was pleased to see the persistence of the community and support from corporate partners.  

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