May 2016

Blessings in a Backpack


Armstrong School District’s West Hills Elementary recently wrapped up their inaugural Blessings in a Backpack campaign. The program started in the fall with the goal of providing 15 students with food filled bags every Friday. With the help of our employee’s contributions the school was able to serve 44 students. Every dollar given, food item donated, and word shared contributed to a successful program that allowed many children to have a hunger free weekend. We look forward to supporting this program in future years.  

Shaler Area Titan Field


The Titan Stadium project totaled more than $3 million and included replacing the running track surface and installing FieldTurf artificial turf on the playing field, as well as installing new lighting. The completed project will allow for more sports teams and community groups to utilize the facility and provide an improved track surface for community and school use. The contracts included: TPK (site construction) in the amount of $1,284,650, Plavchak Construction (electrical construction) in the amount of $398,400 and FieldTurf USA, Inc. (synthetic turf construction) in the amount of $429,314. The site preparation started in June with removal of the…