Workday Sept 21 2019

Harriton High School and Bala Cynwyd Middle School were in attendance with a BuildOn group from both schools.

Workday September 22

Tom Reed and his BuildOn group from Lower Merion High School came out on a beautiful day and cleaned up the rest of the trail.

Annual Meeting 2018

Monday, November 12th was a rainy and cold night, but that didn’t spoil an evening of food, drinks, and good conversation for the Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. The Friends gathered at the Conservatory at West Laurel Hill Cemetery to celebrate 10 years as a two mile rails-to-trails linar park. Many founding members of the non-profit organization mingled with current board members, Lower Merion Township commissioners, township staff and over 100 residents. New members elected to the board of directors were: Nancy Goldenberg, Irene Marks, James Mundy, Debra Nathanson, Kimberly S. Rosen and Karen Snetselaar. Awards and Acknowledgements were given out to: Donna Heller, Dave DeAngelis, Ute Kraidy, Harriett Slogoff and the Lower Merion Township Parks and Recreation Department. Speakers included: Bruce Reed, Jay Goldberg, Jerry Francis, Kathy Burns, Stephanie Black, Paul McElhney, Bob Duncan, Steve Buck and Sara Schuh (SALT Design) and Donna Heller

Friends of the Trail Celebrate Another Year of Community Support at Annual Meeting 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail welcomed Members/Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail (FOCHT), community partners and local dignitaries to the Conservatory at West Laurel Hill Cemetery for an evening of wonderful food, drinks and interesting presentations by Lower Merion Township planners and historians, Chris Leswing and Greg Prichard.

February 2017 Trail Workday

A few of our board members set up shop at the Barmouth trailhead and had an opportunity to chat with happy trail users, providing info and collecting feedback. Some of our other members and community service participants spread out along the trail, cleaning, clearing and preparing for spring.

2017 MLK Work Day

The Friends of The Cynwyd Heritage Trail would like to thank Saint Joseph’s University, Royal Bank, local residents and Chris Leswing for coming out and all their hard work helping to improve The Cynwyd Heritage Trail.