In May 2018 the mosaic titled We are all Unique was installed by Connor Heath and the Huntingdon Area High School staff. The mosaic installed made the cover of our local newspaper, The Daily News. The story also shared information about the 2018 SPBI Grant.
2017 Garden Crew Members Huntingdon Community Food Garden J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Juniata College Standing Stone Coffee Company Huntingdon Kiwanis The Medicine Shoppe Frank P. Hommon Post No. 24, American Legion Huntingdon CareerLink with Kathy Hall Grier School Huntingdon Area Middle School Individual supporters include: Jennifer Koskey, The Slusher Family in addition to many more individuals and … Continue reading Community Garden Update
Project: Inviting Creative Play and Reading Funded: $500 Submitted by: Sarah Worley UPDATE Fall 2017: Sarah has recently gained permission from the Weis Market and the Huntingdon Borough to work on her project. She is also working with a Juniata Studio Arts Students and Faculty to develop the mural. Sarah has received enough materials to build … Continue reading Inviting Creative Play and Reading
Project: Andrews Benches Funded: $500 Submitted by: Beth Williams Proposed: Seating area at the Portstown Park Skate Park UPDATE: Beth has completed her seating area project at the skate park. She worked with the Huntingdon Career and Technology Center faculty and students to build the bench in addition to the borough to seek proper permission for the … Continue reading Andrews Benches
Live announcement of October 2016 SPBI winner
Project: We Are All Unique Mosaic Funded: $500 Submitted by: Erin Shaffer, Huntingdon Area High School Art Teacher and Connor Heath, Art Student Proposed: Mosaic to be located at the Huntingdon Area High School front entrance UPDATE: Connor has completed his mosaic windows in May of 2018. Conner worked on his large mosaic from home with … Continue reading We Are All Unique Mosaic
Event Date: August 29, 2016 This evenings Public Community Discussion meeting went off without a hitch! With nearly four dozen attendees ranging from new resident to seasoned Huntingdon native, our conversation was lively. Tonight, our primary goal was met again creating a space for positive dialogue and community connection focused on revitalizing Huntingdon. Many ideas prevailed including … Continue reading Fall public discussion success!
Project: Historical Blair Park Funded: $650 Submitted by: Julie Peoples Proposed: Considered Huntingdon’s Hidden Treasure, Blair Park garden cleanup, signage, heirloom plants to be updated for the Huntingdon Park & Road Association with assistance from the Master Gardeners of Huntingdon County. UPDATE: Julie has completed her SPBI Grant proposal. The project worked with the Huntingdon Park … Continue reading Historical Blair Park
Event Date: March 22, 2016 We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for helping make last night’s Public Community Discussion prosperous. We spent a few hours together and were able to connect several interests with tangible outcomes for our community. With a diverse group ranging in age and professional backgrounds, we feel the greatest outcome … Continue reading First Discussion Meeting: Positive Energy
Project: Boro Park Beautification Funded: $500 Submitted by: Linda Goodman Proposed: Work with Boy scout Troop 28 of Huntingdon to cleanup and beautify the park across from Laneys Feedmill. UPDATE: Linda has completed her SPBI Grant proposal. The cleanup was completed in the spring of 2016 with the Huntingdon Boy Scout Troop 28. The troop built … Continue reading Boro Park Beautification