Dream Fields dba Youth Club of Lancaster County
P.O. Box 1491
Kilmarnock VA 22482
Mission Statement

 To provide area citizens the opportunity to participate in team athletics in an environment that promotes competitive and fair play with facilities that reflect a community that cares about the health and quality of life of its youth and seeks to preserve it for future generations.

 
 
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director NO CEO
Board Chair Mr. Travis Pittman
Board Chair Company Affiliation Northern Neck Insurance Company
Contact Information
Address P.O. Box 1491
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Telephone 804 436-6475
Fax 0 000-0000
E-mail
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 1994
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $100,000.00
Projected Expenses $100,000.00
Statements
Mission

 To provide area citizens the opportunity to participate in team athletics in an environment that promotes competitive and fair play with facilities that reflect a community that cares about the health and quality of life of its youth and seeks to preserve it for future generations.

 
 
Impact

In 2016, Dream Fields accomplished the following:

  • Provided facilities for Lancaster County Little League Baseball and Softball with approximately 200 participants. Lancaster hosted the District 15 Major Softball Little League Tournament.
  • Provided facilities for Lancaster County Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball and Softball programs and the Lancaster Middle School Baseball and Softball programs including hosting the Varsity Boys and Girls District Tournament.
  • Hosted a Summer Youth Baseball and Softball Camp in conjunction with the Virginia Commonwealth University baseball team, area youth that are currently playing at other state schools and the Northern Neck Family YMCA.
  • Hosted the Stars of Tomorrow Baseball and Softball Tournaments.
  • Enhanced the website to include online registration
  • Upgraded the restrooms at the concession stand building.
  • Installed water hookups on Fields 1, 2 and 3.
  • Improved the playing surface of Field 3.
  • Established Field 2 as the Varsity Softball Field including intallation of a speaker system, scoreboard signage upgrades and a new storage shed.
  • Continued to establish Dream Fields Brand through replacement of Field Name signs.
  • Continued to keep front entrance maintained and welcoming.
  • Continued to fund the Dream Fields Endowment with the River Counties Community Foundation.
  • Successful fundraising efforts including team and sign sponsorships, the eighth annual Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament and a community spaghetti dinner.
 
In 2017, Dream Fields primary goals are:
  • To sign a long term contract with Lancaster County Public Schools for use of the fields.
  • To install pitching and hitting practice area beside Field 2.
  • To purchase a larger score board for Field 3.
  • To install WIFI in the concession stand and Hayden Building for security cameras and debit card sales.
  • To install a new point of sale system that allows for the acceptance of credit cards.
  • To purchase shelving for concession stand and the professional cleaning of the hood.
  • To replace picnic tables near concession stand.
  • To purchase new backstop screens and replace outfield fence screen on Field 5.
  • To add irrigation on Field 5.
  • To install speaker system upgrades on Fields 1 and 3.
  • To replace signage on Varsity Boys Field to reflect team accomplishments.
  • To establish a long term capital improvement plan that supports the organization’s mission.



Needs

Our needs:

  • Monetary funds for short term and long term capital improvements including:
      • Field upgrades including irrigation
      • Maintenance and addition of field lighting
      • Maintenance and upgrades of sound systems and score boards
      • Fertilizer, seed, dirt, stone and supplies for annual maintenance
  • Monetary funds for the purchase of Little League sanctioned equipment
  • Volunteers to become certified Little League Umpires
  • Volunteers for ground maintenance
  • Volunteers to work the concession stand during games 
  • Background

    2016 was the Youth Club's 51st year of operation as the primary baseball and softball facility in Lancaster County. The grounds include 7 ball fields, a concession stand with restrooms, and a community building. The organization is run by a volunteer board.

     

    Areas of Service
    Areas Served
    Area
    Lancaster County
    Board Chair
    Board Chair Mr. Travis Pittman
    Company Affiliation Northern Neck Insurance Company
    Term Sept 2013 to Dec 2017
    Email tsepittman@va.metrocast.net
    Board of Directors
    Board Members
    NameAffiliation
    Mr. Doug Bishoff Franklin Mechanical Contractors
    Ms. Stephanie Davis State Farm Insurance
    Ms. Rachel Harding Griffith Dehnert, Clarke and Co.
    Mr. Matt Hardesty Professional Fire Fighter
    Mr. CD Hathaway Site, Sound and Data
    Ms. Phoebe Hollingsworth Northern Neck Insurance
    Mr. Brandon Kellum W.E. Kellum, Inc.
    Mr. Tom Kleinfelter Community Volunteer
    Mr. Travis Pittman Northern Neck Insurance Company
    Mr. Welby Saunders Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
    Ms. Honey Simmons Heads Up Hairworks
    Mr. Tony Taft Bay Painting
    Mrs. Dianna Thomas Rappahannock General Hospital
    Board Demographics - Ethnicity
    African American/Black 0
    Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
    Caucasian 13
    Hispanic/Latino 0
    Native American/American Indian 0
    Board Demographics - Gender
    Male 8
    Female 5
    Unspecified 0
    Governance
    Written Conflict of Interest Policy? No
    Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100
    Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 100
    Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 12
    Other Boards
    The tables below contain information about other groups that advise this nonprofit on operations and projects.
    Executive Director
    Executive Director NO CEO
    Staff
    Full Time Staff 0
    Part Time Staff 0
    Contractors 1
    Plans
    Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Yes
    Organization has a Strategic Plan? Under Development
    Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
    Programs
    Description
    Fiscal Year
    Projected Revenue $100,000.00
    Projected Expenses $100,000.00
    Endowment Value $40,000.00
    Spending Policy Income Only
    IRS Letter of Exemption
    Detailed Financials
    Expense Allocation
    Fiscal Year201520142013
    Program Expense$76,152$82,596$79,248
    Administration Expense$1,407$1,050$2,139
    Fundraising Expense$0$174--
    Payments to Affiliates------
    Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.431.040.97
    Program Expense/Total Expenses98%99%97%
    Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
    Assets and Liabilities
    Fiscal Year201520142013
    Total Assets$438,862$405,227$401,876
    Current Assets$130,710$104,084$88,891
    Long-Term Liabilities$0----
    Current Liabilities$0----
    Total Net Assets$438,862$405,227$401,876
    Short Term Solvency
    Fiscal Year201520142013
    Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
    Long Term Solvency
    Fiscal Year201520142013
    Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
    Capital Campaign
    Currently in a Capital Campaign? Anticipated In 3 Years
    State Charitable Solicitaions Permit
    Solicitations Permit
    Solicitations Permit 11/2015View
    Solicitations Permit 2016View
    Comments
    Foundation Comments
    • If an organization has gross receipts less than $200,000 and total assets at the end of the tax year less than $500,000, it can choose to file Form 990-EZ.