Opening of Football Stadium
A reconstructed football field with artificial turf was opened for sportsmen and the scores of a local contest called “Blooming Land” were summed up in Plast. The solemn ceremony was attended by Konstantin Strukov, Deputy Chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region, President of OAO MC UGC, as well as Aleksandr Neklyudov, Head of the Plast district, and guests.
The cost of reconstruction of the football field amounted to 14,729,000 rubles allocated from the regional and local budgets. Two contractors, OOO Stroytekh and StroyMontazh, were responsible for the reconstruction works.
“We have been craving for a state-of-the-art football field for our sportsmen for a long time. Today, our dream has come true, and I promise you to go on with similar projects in our city and district,” declared Aleksandr Neklyudov, Head of the Plast district.
Konstantin Strukov, Deputy Chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region, President of OAO MC UGC, gave letters of thanks issued by Chelyabinsk division of the United Russia party to Vitaly Bannikov, a PE teacher of School No. 20, for his active participation in the sporting events of the Plast district and significant contribution to sports promotion among young people; Oleg Chernyaev, a sports instructor of Plast society of the disabled, for his active participation in the sporting events of the Plast district and significant contribution to sports promotion among disabled people; Liliya Neklyudova, Chairperson of the Council of Women of the Plast district, for her initiative and effective implementation of the Blooming Land program in the Plast district; and Olga Verinskaya, a territorial public self-government supervisor of the Administration of Plast urban settlement, for highly efficient promotion of the City Full of Flowers contest among Plast residents.
“On behalf of the United Russia party, I would like to congratulate you on the holiday. I highly appreciate the assistance rendered by local residents to our small Urals town that becomes better day by day. I am sure that our new football field will be a birth place for gifted sportsmen,” said Konstantin Strukov, President of OAO MC UGC.
On behalf of the United Russia party and OAO MC UGC, Konstantin Strukov gave two 50 thousand ruble certificates to purchase athletic footwear for a children's futsal team and adult football team of the Plast district. The gift was obtained by Aleksey Tutarkov, a coach of the two teams mentioned above.
After that, winners of the Blooming Land landscaping contest were named. This year, the contest attracted 193 Blooming Land projects and 47 City Full of Flowers projects.
Plast accommodates a sports school for children and young people, fitness and health center, Akvamarin swimming pool, gym hall in Oktyabr Cultural Center, and a creativity development center for children and young people. This year, 4 outdoor fitness grounds have been built.
Since 2011, the Plast district has hosted the Blooming Land landscaping contest initiated by the Council of Women of the Plast district. This event is supervised by Liliya Neklyudova, Council’s Chairperson.