The JTF summer season has been very busy - 3 states, 5 counties, 1,000 miles, and many events. JTF enjoyed the new customer events at schools, parks, and churches. With school starting soon, we are receiving reservations for the upcoming back to school events.
For the second year, the JTF Leadership Team volunteered to work on the Legends of Pittsburgh cruise. The cruise is annual event in its 5th year. The cruise brings together Pittsburgh fans from all over the country, current, and past players for a 5 day-long tailgate party at Sea.
At JTF, we are looking forward to the new season. We are working hard on new ideas for activities and features which will include a wider age group and new activities to add excitement to the JTF experience. JTF has already booked 3 new customer events and we are looking forward to seeing our returning customers.
JTF is happy to report on the results of 2018. This year marked the second year of the mobile business model. JTF went to this model after funding for a permanent location was slow and unpredictable. Additionally, the mobile business allows JTF to determine where demand is greatest for the permanent location. JTF has refined permanent location possibilities after two years.
On October 11, 2018, JTF was invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Wellness Day at Northern Garrett High School. The day is dedicated to the students spending the day (3hr early dismissal Day) trying new activities and being active. Activities available to the students included Ping Pong, Cornhole, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga, Badminton, Basketball, and more.
On September 18, 2018, JTF held a Dodgeball Tournament at the Frostburg Armory. Five teams comprosided of 33 participants from all over the Tri-State Region competed for cash prizes and the pride to be called champions.
On September 5th, 2018, JTF participated in the Frostburg State University Block Party sponsored by the city of Frostburg. The goal of the Block Party is to welcome the students back to Frostburg, introduce them to student organizations and local businesses, and allow local citizens to become acquainted with the students.
PITTSBURGH, PA (July 31, 2018) -- In conjunction with Leadership League, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier announced today that he is releasing a special edition of his classic book Fighting Back. He also announced that proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit three military veterans groups -- Veterans Leadership, Joint Training Facility and Legacies Alive -- through a new campaign called Fighting Back for Veterans.
JTF has been operating in the area for about 3 years now. The owners, Ronda and Michael, are not originally from the local area. We choose to move to this area after doing our time, living and working in the DC Area for over 10 years. We were both Federal Government Employees who, after family losses, decided our life needed to change.
The Summer Festival season is in full swing and JTF is happy to be a part of it. On June 23rd, JTF participated, for the first time, at the 3rd Annual Beer, Wine, and Music Festival supporting the Allegany County Animal Shelter. A little rain tried to spoil the fun but didn't keep away the participants from a great event.