Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail
The Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail (FOCHT) was founded in 2008 by a group of dedicated volunteers committed to supporting the construction of the Trail. Currently, the Friends focus on supporting the volunteer efforts in beautifying the park.
In the future, the group hopes to support the recreational and educational resources of the park and provide for trail amenities. The Friends are now in the United Way’s Donor’s Choice Program. If you want to donate to the Friends through United Way, we are donor organization #51240. You can still use PayPal, too, by clicking the “DONATE NOW”.
5th Annual Martin Luther King’s Day of Service
The Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail (FOCHT) have announced the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King’s Day of Service for the Cynwyd Heritage Trail on Monday, January 20th. The event is scheduled for 9 AM until 12 PM. Guidance, tools, gloves and snacks will be provided.
The MLK Day of Service volunteer day is a free event open to the entire community. The purpose is to assist Lower Merion Township and the Friends in preparation for future re-establishment of native meadows and ornamental landscape horticulture installations. Leadership for the workday will be provided by the Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. Volunteers should wear work clothes and dress in layers. Although basic tools will be provided, it is recommended that volunteers bring their own work gloves if they already own them and a re-usable water bottle to stay hydrated.
Event: MLK DAY OF SERVICE
Date: Monday, January 20, 2014
Time: 9 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Meet at the Cynwyd Playground Trail Head
Who: Everyone is welcome!
Tools, snacks and gloves will be provided
The Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail was founded in 2008 by a group of dedicated volunteers committed to supporting the construction of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. Currently, the Friends focus on supporting the volunteer efforts in beautifying the park. To learn more about the Friends, please see our Membership brochure.
Video created by Joel Tomar Levin
Join the Circuit Commitment Campaign!
The Circuit Commitment Campaign’s goal is to secure $10 million for trail planning, design and construction. We are asking County Commissioners & Freeholders from the nine regional counties who sit on the Board of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to approve allocating this $10 million to the Region Trail Fund to keep building out The Circuit.
You can help by taking the following action to convince County Commissioners & Freeholders to make a $10 million commitment to The Circuit: