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The Trail Town Program® Newsletter

Two New Hostels in 2016

Trail users are visiting the trails and need a place to stay. Hostels are becoming an alternative and inexpensive lodging option for travelers in the U.S. Want to learn more about hostels? Check out two new Hostels funded by The Progress Fund.
 

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Save the Date!
2016 Laurel Highlands Trails Summit
September 20, 2016
Meyersdale, PA
More details to come!
For questions please contact by email or 412-481-9400
Looking to start a business in historic Saltsburg, PA?! Check out the business opportunities in this trail town and check out this new available property!
The Trail Town Program is to be featured in an American Trail webinar: "Trails and Towns Together: How Communities Capitalize on Trail Tourism"
Available Grants & Deadlines

Act 13 Programs - June 30, 2016
Multimodal Transportation Fund - July 31, 2016

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Donation Grant - Rolling
Clarion County Room Tax Committee - Rolling
PNC Charitable Trust - Rolling


Upcoming Trail Town Events
 
West Newton Avenue of Flags - West Newton - May 13 - June 4, 2016
National Bike to Work Day - May 20, 2016
Eat, Play, Ride - Armstrong Trail - May 21, 2016
Ohiopyle Wine, Arts, and Music Festival - Ohiopyle, PA - May 21, 2016
Rock Climbing - Dunbar - May 22, 2016
Earn a Green Business Certificate - Duquesne University - May 24 - 25, 2016
Geranium Festival - Connellsville, PA - May 28, 2016
Open Streets Pittsburgh - May 29, 2016
Albert Gallatin River Festival - Point Marion - May 28-29, 2016
Franklin Memorial Day Parade and Festival - Franklin, PA - May 30, 2016
Saltsburg Annual Historic Canal Days Festival - Saltsburg, PA - June 3-5, 2016
Allegheny Valley Trail Ride - June 4, 2016
JR Taylor Memorial Run and Walk - Montour Trail - June 4, 2016
Somerset River and Wind Bicycle Challenge 2016 - Confluence, PA June 4, 2016
Oil Region Indie Music Festival - Oil City - June 10 - 11, 2016

Heritage Days Festival - Cumberland, MD - June 11-12, 2016
Ghost Town Trail Challenge - June 18, 2016
Yough-N-Roll - Boston, PA - June 18, 2016
Chicks-In-the-Sticks - Oil Creek State Park - June 18, 2016
Blues & BBQ - Franklin, PA - June 18 -19, 2016
Ebensburg Wheels and Wings - Ebensburg, PA - June 23, 2016
Rockwood Rotary 5k, 10k & Half Marathon Races - Rockwood, PA - June 25, 2016
Going for the Goal Sprint Triathlon - McKeesport, PA - June 26, 2016
Open Streets Pittsburgh - June 26, 2016
LibertyFest Parade - Franklin, PA - July 2, 2016
HOTAfest Folk Art & Music Festival -Titusville, PA - July 8 - 10, 2016
Summerfest - Emlenton, PA - July 15 - 17, 2016
Oil Heritage Festival - Oil City, PA - July 21 - 24, 2016
Open Streets Pittsburgh - July 31, 2016
Oil Creek State Park Summer Biathlon - August 13, 2016
Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race - Pittsburgh, PA - August 13-14, 2016
Rockwood Rotary 5k, 10k & Half Marathon Races - Rockwood, PA - August 27, 2016
PedalPGH - Pittsburgh, PA - August 28, 2016
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The Trail Town Program® is an initiative of The Progress Fund, a non-profit lender to businesses in the travel and tourism industry.
 
PROJECT FUNDING
These partners have invested in the future of the Trail Town communities by financially supporting the Trail Town Program®:
  • Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
  • Richard King Mellon Foundation
  • Anonymous donor
  • The Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation, Inc
  • Community Foundation of Fayette County
  • PA Department of Community and Economic Development
  • PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • The Student Conservation Association
  • Colcom Foundation
  • United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development