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SSRT Needs your votes for a grant to repair the Viaduct.


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SSRT Announcement Page

GRANT TO REPAIR VIADUCT BRIDGE

The Snow Shoe Rails to Trails & Headwaters RC&D need your help to acquire a Pepsi grant to repair the viaduct bridge. To acquire the requested $50,000, we need you to vote everyday starting July 1, 2010. You can vote everyday for the entire month of July. Please help us get the much needed money to make these safety repairs. Thank you, SSRTA Executive Officers & Board of Directors.

PLEASE VOTE BEGINNING JULY 1ST!!!!!

Headwaters RC&D applied for a $50,000 grant for Snow Shoe Viaduct Safety Repairs online through the Pepsi Refresh site. Beginning July 1st, this may be accessed at Pepsi Refresh Project We encourage you to vote for this project every day throughout the month of July.

Following are the details:

· Go to Pepsi Refresh Project

· Register by creating a username and a password – This just takes a few minutes

· Click on the “Vote For This Idea” – It will be added to your “Ideas You Support” list

· After you vote for other projects (up to 10 votes/day total), they will all be listed under your “Ideas You Support” list

· After you access the “viaduct-safety-repair” site for the first time, you can either access the Pepsi site directly or through the project website above

· To access the Pepsi site directly go to Pepsi Refresh Project

· You will be able to sign in and vote for 10 projects each day

· The “Ideas You Support” list can be found on the home page

· To find our project, click on the “Vote For” drop down box to “Ideas You Support” and click on $50,000

· Please network with the other projects you vote for to trade votes

Please share with family and friends.

For anyone using Facebook, this is a great opportunity to link the web address to your page and get your friends to vote.

To SSRTA: Please include this in your newsletter, share with your membership, post on your website, and share with other ATV groups to post on their websites.

The success of this project depends on your daily votes and networking.

START VOTING JULY 1ST / SPREAD THE WORD / VOTE EVERY DAY!!!

For more complete details of this project, please check out the website. For a brief overview now, please read the paragraph below.

The “Improve ATV rider’s safety by repairing a HISTORIC 770’ long bridge!!” project is to keep ATV riders safe while crossing the bridge and for other users of the multi-use rail-trail to enjoy the beautiful breathtaking view of the countryside in northcentral PA. This project will provide a hand railing on the east side with chain link fence where none currently exists. The decking on the 100’+ tall bridge consists of railroad ties with some replacement needed. The ATV’s cross on a narrow band of expanded metal with a moderately safe handrail on the west side. This project will also preserve a critical trail link between Clearfield and Centre Counties. The Snow Shoe Rail Trail is one of the few trails that provide motorized opportunities in the region. The loss of this link would severely impact the usability of the trail and result in recreational and economic losses.

Thank you for your support! Terry

Terry L. Marsh

Program Assistant

Headwaters RC&D

814-375-1372 Extension 102

Fax: 814-375-2453

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