Noblesville Schools announced today, Aug. 1, that Noblesville-based Beaver Materials has secured the naming rights to its high school football field, which will now be called Beaver Field. The field formerly was named Hare Chevrolet Field.
The agreement, worth $83,000 over five years, provides Beaver Materials with four signage opportunities at the facility in addition to the name. The district said signage will begin changing from Hare to Beaver immediately and the Beaver Field name will be officially dedicated at the Aug. 24 home game against Carmel High School.
“The Beaver family has been part of Noblesville for five generations, and giving back is important to us,” stated Chris Beaver, Beaver Materials owner. “Multiple generations of my family have a personal connection to this field and we could not be more excited to have this opportunity to highlight our love and commitment for the Noblesville community. This is an honor not just for Beaver Materials, but for all Beaver family members.”
“Chris has been a long-time supporter of Noblesville Schools and the Noblesville community as a business leader, coach and philanthropist,” Noblesville Schools Supt. Beth Niedermeyer, stated. “We appreciate his support of Noblesville Schools and look forward to enjoying some great events at Beaver Field.”
Beaver Materials constructed parts of the facility including the ticket booth, concessions and bathrooms.
The Beaver agreement is for the current field specifically. The district has said previously it is exploring the construction of a new, multi-purpose stadium that could provide more space and flexible-use options than the current facility. If built, the new facility would be funded through a municipal bond and would not impact property taxes or use any referendum dollars.