Giant Food Stores has agreed to be a Myron Avery level sponsor for the ninth annual Banquet, to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Army Heritage & Education Center, Carlisle, PA. Giant Food Stores is a supermarket chain that operates stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The chain operates under the Giant and Martin's banners, and is based in Carlisle, PA.
At the Banquet, the Museum will honor its ninth class of the A.T. Hall of Fame. Each year the Museum honors persons who have made a significant positive contribution to the Appalachian Trail. 36 individuals have been inducted into the Hall of Fame in the first eight years. Their names and biographies can be found on the Museum's website, www.atmuseum.org The Museum is accepting nominations for the ninth class through January 31, 2019. The 2019 class will be announced in April.
Tickets for the 2019 Banquet are available either from the Museum or by following this link to an online ticketing site: https://2019athalloffamebanquet.eventbrite.com/
About the Appalachian Trail Museum Society. The Appalachian Trail Museum Society, a 501-C-3 not-for-profit organization formed in 2002, organizes programs, exhibits, volunteers and fundraising nationwide for the Appalachian Trail Museum. The museum opened on June 5, 2010, as a tribute to the thousands of men, women and families who have hiked and maintained the approximately 2,190 mile long hiking trail that passes through 14 states from Maine to Georgia. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently situated near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Additional information is available at www.atmuseum.org.
CONTACT: Jim Foster, Appalachian Trail Museum, 717-649-5505, Email: email@example.com