Momentum Magazine June 2018 Edition - Page 6

Anthracite Heritage Museum In honor of 250 years of anthracite coal mining in the United States, the Leadership team will help the community to “Rediscover the Anthracite Heritage Museum.” This project has two main goals — to celebrate the museum’s unique history and culture and increase patronship — and consists of an event with the unveiling of a commemorative coal and etched glass sculpture. Lackawanna Heritage Valley The Leadership Lackawanna group developed a “founder’s day” type event celebrating local heritage. This free, family-friendly community event was held at the Olive Street Trailhead along the Downtown Scranton Riverwalk on Saturday, April 28, 2018 and contained various exhibits, activities and performances, like historically relevant song and dance from the Act Out Theatre Group. For more information, visit Nay Aug Park City of Scranton Located in Nay Aug Park, the Pavilion, formerly known as the Everhart or Marmie Pavilion, was built in 1897 and is among the fi rst buildings erected in the park. Time has taken a toll on this pavilion, so the team plans to revitalize and refurbish it and complete various landscaping tasks. For more information, visit ThePavilionNayAugPark Leadership Lackawanna Continues Impact on Community 35th Anniversary Core Program Class Tackles Diverse Projects The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2018 is completing a record four service projects in honor of its 35th anniversary. As part of the 10-month curriculum, participants collaborate with local non-profi t organizations to complete projects that impact the community, address a need and result in a tangible end product. This year’s projects are: 6 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce The Farmhouse Sanctuary Founded in 2016, this animal rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary has asked Leadership Lackawanna to replace a small bridge and enhance their walking trails and create a meditation area on the property.