Soccer field to be dedicated to Grantland Johnson

Grantland Johnson will be honored with the opening of a new soccer field at Hagginwood Park bearing his name this Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

A native of Del Paso Heights, Johnson represented North Sacramento as a City Councilmember and County Supervisor, and was appointed by President Bill Clinton as the California Regional Director for the US Department of Health and Human Services. Johnson graduated from Grant High School where he played for the Pacers football team and later graduated from CSU, Sacramento.

The event is hosted by Councilmember Sandy Sheedy.

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