PA Turfgrass Council Donates $130,000 to Turfgrass Program

June 17, 2010 in Extension

The Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council (PTC) is a non-profit organization who’s mission is to raise funds to support education and research activities of Penn State’s Turfgrass Program. Since its inception, the PTC has donated approximately $2,000,000 to Penn State, and this year, the organization gifted $130,000 to the Program. In his thank you letter to PTC President, Mr. Thomas Bettle, Dr. Peter Landschoot, Chair of the Center for Turfgrass Science, stated “Funding provided by the Council is more important than ever to the successful continuation of our efforts, and we sincerely appreciate the hard work and careful planning by the PTC Officers and Board of Directors. You can be assured that this gift will go towards solving problems faced by Pennsylvania’s turfgrass managers and serving the educational needs of this growing and changing industry.”