FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (WTAQ) - A Wisconsin man who helps organize soccer programs for disadvantaged kids throughout the world will be honored at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Fans throughout the country chose Mitch Arnold of Fort Atkinson to be one of 30 “All Stars Among Us.” They’re being honored for serving their communities in extraordinary ways – and there’s one honoree for each of the 30 Major League clubs. Arnold was 1 of 3 Milwaukee Brewer nominees.
He and the others will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony at the July 13th All-Star Game in Anaheim. Arnold serves the “Peace Is Goal Foundation,” which ships soccer equipment and puts together soccer programs for needy boys and girls worldwide. Fans cast a total of 1.7 million votes – over twice as many as a year ago.