Piedmont Airlines to Host Airplane Pull

Members of the Lower Eastern Shore community are invited to participate in an airplane pull fundraiser to benefit United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Teams of 8, ages 18 and up, will assemble to pull a Dash-8 a distance of 15 feet, in the fastest time possible. A trophy will be awarded to the winning team and food will be available for sale.

The event will take place on Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 12:30pm-3pm at Piedmont Airlines, 5443 Airport Terminal Road, Salisbury Maryland 21804. The cost to participate is $10 per person or $80 per team. To register, or for more information, email pdt.contactus@aa.com.

About United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore:
Now in its 73rd year, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore continues to be the largest non-governmental source of funding for 8 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. United Way helps Eastern Shore residents obtain Educational Success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, Financial Stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals in our community, and Good Health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services. United Way currently provides over $1.4 million to community programs and helped to change the lives of over 84,122 individuals. For more information, visit www.unitedway4us.org.

Photo Caption –
2016 Dash-Pull Champions from Olympia Fitness Club: (L-R) Jason Smullen, James Reid, Michael Thompson, Mike Porta, Charles Duld, Jason Burton, Jordan Mackenzie, and Lee Hagel pulled the airplane from start to finish in a record 5.4 seconds.


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