Cultivating opportunities for the enrichment of parks,
recreation services, and facilities for the people of the
2014 Bushy Run Trail
Run 5K Race & Walk
Sponsored by Bushy Run Battlefield and
Run/walk goes through the scenic trails of the beautiful,
historical Bushy Run Battlefield, Route 993, Penn Township.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
View the 2014 brochure and registration form
Entry fees: $10.00 per racer - Age 17 and under
per racer - 18
and over (if postmarked by
per racer - (18
and after 6/27/14 or on race
Registration: 7:00 am, Start: 8:30 am
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 participants.
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
Linda Novak and Marti Antonella, Friends of PTARC Board
Members present Larry Harrison, Penn Township Recreation
Commission president with a check in the amount of $10,000
to be used toward the Penn Township Municipal Park Phase 2
Development project which includes new playground equipment,
a new basketball court, new tennis court, new volleyball
court, and handicapped accessibility.
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 in the Penn-Trafford area.
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 bi-monthly on the second Monday of the month at
7:00 pm in the Penn Township Municipal Building.
Board of Directors: Linda Iams (chair), Alexandra
Zemba (vice-chair), Marti 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