Cultivating opportunities for the enrichment of parks,
recreation services, and facilities for the people of the
Beer Tasting - Ages 21 & up
Friends of PTARC invite you to their 4th Annual Beer
Tasting! The menu will include: Pourhouse beer cheese dip
with flatbread, Mandarin salad, Chicken Marsala, Beef
Burgundy or Baked Italian Cod, steamed vegetable, roasted
redskin potatoes, and homemade dessert. Each course is
served with an accompanying craft beer and the Brewmaster
will inform you about each beer!
Location: Rivertowne Pour House, Monroeville
Day & Time: Friday, February 28, 2014, 7:00 pm
Donation: $45 per person
Pre-registration required by February 21, 2014.
Please specify entrée choice on registration form.
Free Sponsored Activities
Friends of PTARC is sponsoring the following activities free
of charge at the PTARC/Shelley Proskin Recreation Center to
battle sedentary lifestyles in our families for improved
health and well-being:
Activity Time for Tots -
Ages 3-5 with parent (see
Pre-school Activities for the entire program
Activity Central - Ages
6-9 (see Youth & Teen Activities
for the entire program listing
Senior Stretch & Strength
- Ages 55 & up (see Senior
Activities for the entire program listing)
There are no fees for these programs!
Friends of PTARC is covering all costs. Thank you!
2013 Bushy Run Trail
Run 5K Race & Walk
Sponsored by Hefren-Tillotson &
Run/walk goes through the scenic trails of
the beautiful, historical Bushy Run Battlefield, Route 993,
Penn Township. A little challenging but fun. Chip timing.
Held each year in July.
View the 2013 brochure and registration form
Age division and special awards.
Entry fees: $10.00 - Age 17 and under
$18.00 - 18
and over (if postmarked by
$25.00 - (18
and over after deadline or on race
Top two finishers in each runner and walker/age/gender
group: 10 & under, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over; Top
three runners men & women overall; Top two walkers men &
women overall; Special awards to top group or school, most
T-shirts to first 250 entrants
Proceeds benefit the parks and recreation facilities in the
For more info, contact 724-744-2171 ext 205 or
ABOUT FRIENDS OF PTARC
Who Are We? Friends of Penn-Trafford Area Recreation
Commission is a non-profit, tax-exempt Pennsylvania
corporation created to provide funding for community
organizations, including the Penn-Trafford Area Recreation
Commission, to support community projects, recreational
programs and activities, and community development projects.
What Do We Do? Friends of PTARC's goal is to raise
funds to renovate existing parks and recreation facilities
in the Penn-Trafford area and develop new parks and
recreation facilities for residents to enjoy.
In 2011, Friends of PTARC replaced the roof
on the PTARC Shelley Proskin Recreation Center at a cost of
How Can You Help? Friends of PTARC is asking
community-minded organizations and individuals to donate
funds, materials, labor, and/or their time to assist in the
completion of these projects.
Why Should You Help? Parks and recreation
- Places for families to hold birthday parties,
bridal and baby showers, graduation parties, and anniversary celebrations.
- Facilities for parents and caregivers to take
pre-school children for fun activities and early
- Places for after-school activities, club meetings, fitness,
nature, and fun activities
for school-aged children.
- Facilities for life-long learning, fitness, and
wellness activities for adults.
- Places for seniors to gather, socialize,
and participate in activities and exercise.
Who Should I Contact? To help or attain more information, please contact
Cheryl Kemerer, Executive Director at 724-744-2171 ext. 205.
Public Meetings: Regular meetings of Friends of
PTARC are held on the second Monday of every other month at
7:00 pm in the Penn Township Municipal Building.
Board of Directors: Linda Iams (chair), Eleanor
Flannery (vice-chair), Martha Antonella (secretary), Linda Iams
(treasurer), Gail Follador, Michael Ginsburg, Linda Novak,
Friends of Penn-Trafford Area Recreation Commission
2001 Municipal Court, Harrison City, PA 15636
Cheryl Kemerer, Executive Director, 724-744-2171, ext. 205
Got A Buck for the Recreation
If every resident of the Penn-Trafford School District
gave $1, we can raise $26,083 to go toward the renovation of
the PTARC Recreation Center in Level Green. Just add $1 to your
program registration fee.
Please give a $Buck$!
donate using our
PTARC/Shelley Proskin Recreation Center Pledge Form.
Gary Proskin donates $25,000 in cash, materials and labor to
name the former library/kindergarten building in Level Green
the “PTARC/Shelley Proskin Recreation Center”.
The upper level of the building which contains a large
multi-purpose room, kitchen, bathrooms, and offices will
open June 12, 2006!
The Ralph Hiller Company donated office
furniture to assist with the initial furnishing of the PTARC
Keystone Premium Floor Coverings donated the installation
of the VCT tile, linoleum flooring, and carpeting in the
upper level of the PTARC Recreation Center.
With the continued support of community-minded businesses
and individuals, the upper level of the PTARC Recreation
Center should be ready to open in June 2006!
Landscaping donated by JPS Landscaping,
Valley Club Drive, Irwin