INFIRST BANK 11th ANNUAL VETERAN’S MARATHON, 1/2 MARATHON, & RELAY
The InFirst Bank Veteran’s Marathon is coming up fast! The races will be held on the beautiful Ghost Town Trail, Blairsville, PA on November 6th. The marathon is a certified Boston qualifier. All proceeds from the race go to support veterans through the local non-profit, the Western Pennsylvania Veterans Relief Fund. Monies from the race will be used to support the needs of veterans in our communities. To register online, or to print a registration form please go to: https://veterans-marathon.com/
The Indiana Ramada by Wyndham is offering runners a discounted rate for those needing accommodations Saturday, November 5th. When calling to make your reservation, please let the staff know you’re a runner in the Veterans Marathon so you can receive the $99 (+tax) rate. Reservations must be made by October 21st to receive the discounted rate. The Ramada is located at: 1395 Wayne Ave, Indiana, PA 15701 (across from Levity Brewing). To make your reservation, please call (724)463-3561 or click HERE.
The WPVRF provides financial relief and service to veterans throughout western Pennsylvania. If you wish to donate directly to this local 501c3, you may send funds to:
Western PA Veterans Relief Fund
832 Philadelphia St.
Indiana, PA 15701
Please take a moment to view our Veteran’s Marathon video highlighting a few of our favorite moments over the years.
To celebrate our 100th anniversary our branch team members are performing 100 Acts of Kindness in their communities. Below are photos of some the acts they’ve done so far this year.
Team members have: donated activity books & crayons to Laurel View Village (senior care center), given kids activity bags to the Richland Police Dept., handed out free iced tea to customers at a local deli, donated craft and activity items to Chestnut Hills Senior Center, donated koozies to the Shane O’Mak Race/fundraiser, donated free ice cream coupons to local cheerleaders & football players, donated dog food to the Homer City K9 Unit, assisted with food for the Teddy Bear Fun Ride, donated water to local volunteer fire departments, Citizen Ambulance, and the Indiana County Sheriff’s Dept. They have also: had kids table at the Sykesville Fair, donated products to the Gateway Humane Society, donated kid packs to the West Hills PD, handed out water and trinkets to participants at Thunder in the Valley and the Indiana-Armstrong Home Builders Association outing, gave coupons for free ice-cream to local cheerleaders, donated dog food to the Homer City PD K9 Unit, donated a gift card to Indiana County Sheriff Bob Fyock to purchase items for his K9, handed out trinkets dad’s for Fathers Day, had a clean-up day at HEAL Animal Shelter, and helped renovate a house with Habitat for Humanity.
*Please note there are additional Acts of Kindness that have been completed that are not pictured below.
InFirst Bank is proud to be a partner with numerous charitable organizations in our communities providing financial, in-kind and volunteer participation.
The following are just some of the organizations we are associated with.
* Indicates InFirst Bank employees serving in board and/or committee capacities
YMCA of Indiana County Big Hearts/Little Hands*
|Blue Spruce Park||Indiana County Endowment*||Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Eberly College Business Advisory Council*|
American Cancer Society
|Burrell Township Library||Indiana County Fraternal Order of Police||Indiana Youth Hockey Association|
American Red Cross
|Center for Family Life||Four Footed Friends||Jefferson County Development|
Local Fire Departments
|Christian Counseling Service of Indiana, Inc.*||Indiana County Parks & Trails* Punxsutawney Rails to Trails||Johnstown Free Medical Clinic*|
United Way of Indiana County*
|Clearfield/Jefferson County Guidance Center*||Indiana County Revolving Loan Fund Board||Johnstown Symphony Orchestra|
Black Lick Volunteer Fire Department
|Community Guidance Center of Indiana, PA*||Indiana County Small Business Incubator*||Junior Achievement of Western PA*|
Blairsville Band and Football Boosters
|Westmoreland County Food Bank||The CARE Center of Indiana County||Miracle Field of Indiana County|
Blairsville Basketball & Volleyball Boosters
|Downtown Indiana*||Indiana Area High School Band, Cheerleaders, & Key Club||National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)|
Blairsville Community Development Authority
|Foundation of Indiana University of PA*||Indiana Area High School Athletics, Band, & Cheerleaders||National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors*|
Blairsville School Band
|Greater Latrobe/Laurel Valley Chamber of Commerce||Indiana Kiwanis||PACB|
Blairsville Historical Society
|Habitat for Humanity||Indiana Lions Club||Penn Trafford Athletics|
Blairsville Library Charitable Foundation
|Homer Center Athletics||Indiana Little League Punxsutawney Little League||Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce|
Blairsville Parks and Recreation
|Indiana Chamber of Commerce||The Challenge Program||Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival|
Blairsville Rotary Club*
|Indiana County Community Action Program (ICCAP)||Indiana Road Runners||Punxsutawney School Athletics|
Blairsville Underground Railroad
|Indiana County Development Corporation*||Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Center for Family Business*||Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center|
Rotary Club of: Blairsville, Indiana, Johnstown, & Punxsutawney*
|Salvation Army*||Quota of Indiana||Birdies Closet|
St. Joseph Polish Society, Punxsutawney
|Stony-Kiski-Conemaugh Rivers Sojourn||United Basketball & Cheerleaders||Veterans of Foreign War (VFW)|
Visiting Nurses Association
|Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging - Elder Abuse Task Force*||Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau||Westwood Kiwanis|