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.
On 7 June 2018, JTF celebrated the end of the school year with the students and staff at Bel Air Elementary in Cumberland, Maryland. The Bel Air PTO sponsored the event for the kids.
The Joint Training Facility (JTF) was excited to be a first-time participant in the Northern Garrett High School After Prom this year. The After Prom Committee wished to change the entertainment options for the kids.
The Joint Training Facility (JTF) is quickly filling up weekend slots for entertainment at local Western Maryland events. The weather is getting warm (hopefully) and the festival is season is getting in full swing.