Plainfield Youth Baseball Team Receives Equipment, Donation from Local Car Dealership Bill Jacobs Plainfield Chevrolet helps youth baseball team gear up for season

PLAINFIELD, Ill., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Plainfield Tornadoes, a northeastern Illinois youth baseball team, recently visited Bill Jacobs Plainfield to receive new baseball equipment, as well as a $500 donation from the Chevrolet dealership. Donated gear included t-shirts, equipment bags, practice hitting nets, baseball buckets, and batting tees.


The donation came as part of Bill Jacobs Plainfield's involvement in Chevrolet's Youth Baseball Program, which is designed to establish relationships between local car dealers and youth baseball. Since its beginning, the program has set out to improve and grow youth baseball leagues throughout the country. This year, Chevy's Youth Baseball Program is expected to assist in approximately 330 leagues with local dealerships expected to make more than $600,000 in financial and equipment contributions.

Bill Jacobs Plainfield, a Shorewood Chevy dealer, is one of the dealerships that have stepped to the plate for its local youth baseball league. In a partnership with the Plainfield Athletic Club, the Chevy dealership has helped provide a quality summer baseball experience for youngsters in the Plainfield area.

As part of the contribution, Bill Jacobs Plainfield also provided 2,000 Free Chevy Sweepstakes Entry forms to be passed out in the community. Five winners will take home their choice of a 2013 Chevy Malibu or a 2013 Chevy Traverse.

Bill Jacobs Plainfield is one of the leading Chevrolet dealerships in northern Illinois and has been a major contributor to the Plainfield community through the years. With various sponsorships, charitable events, and contributions, the dealership's involvement in the Chevy Youth Baseball Program is another indication of its connection to Plainfield.

As a proud Plainfield Chevy dealer, Bill Jacobs Plainfield will soon add the highly-anticipated 2014 Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel to its complete series of new and used Chevys. 

For more information about  Bill Jacobs Plainfield and its contribution to the Plainfield youth baseball league, visit or call 888-634-7649.

Media Contact: William Havican, Bill Jacobs Plainfield, 888-634-7649,

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