FCRCP 2014 Heart & Sole Race Featured on Trib Total Media’s Website

FCRCP’s 3rd Annual Heart and Sole 5K/Duathlon was recently featured on Trib Total Media’s website. To read the article, click here. Through this race, we hope to raise spirits (and funds) for even more events that will benefit the community at large. 

Thank you for your support of this worthy cause, and we hope to see you at the race Saturday!

And as always, be sure to check this website or our Facebook page frequently for information on upcoming events.

Important Information on “Heart & Sole” Race

In a week, the registration fee for the”Heart & Sole” race increases. Be sure to register for this great event before then. It takes place on Saturday, August 23rd, with registration beginning at 6:30 AM on the flat, certified course starting at 3rd Avenue and 10th Street in Ford City.

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a beginner to competitive running/walking, this race has an event for everyone. The options include: A single 5K Run (or walk)  or a 5K Run along with a 5 Mile Bike. You can participate individually or as a team of two, and among various age groups…Take a look at the youngest competitor at the race last year.



To register online, fill out these PDFs and email them to klukan3974@hotmail.com. These forms are also available at the following Ford City locations: S&T Bank, Armstrong Associates FCU, and Janny’s Hallmark.

This race is vital in Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership’s goal make “Light-Up- Night Festivities” happen for the community at large! All proceeds from this event directly support the purchase of lighting supplies, banner brackets, and festivity needs in fostering the Christmas spirit in the community! To see the amazing effect last year’s race had on Ford City’s Light-Up Night 2013- “Fantasy of Lights: Believe in the Magic of Christmas”, check out our Facebook page

Thank you for your support!


PDFs of Important Forms for Heart & Sole Race 2014

Heart & Sole Waiver 2014

Heart & Sole Registration 2014

Stay tuned… the FABULOUS Hubcaps Are Coming to Ford City

Listen up! In a few days, tickets for the The Fabulous Hubcaps will be on sale at two local businesses: Young’s Interior on 5th Avenue and Janny’s Hallmark Shop on Ford Street. Limited seats are also available to purchase by calling 724-763-3974.

The Fabulous Hubcaps

The Fabulous Hubcaps will preform 7:30 PM on Saturday, November 15th at 10th Street Station. Doors open at 6:30 PM. To learn and hear more about The Fabulous Hubcaps, click here.

The FCRCP is honored to host such a great band at a great venue. We hope to see many old and new faces there!

Thank You

The “Salute To Our Troops” Motoring Memories III Car Cruise was a success- a huge thank you to all that participated. FCRCP’s mission and events wouldn’t be possible without the generous support we received- particularly from Mayor Marc Mantini, State Representative Jeff Pyle, Cub Scout Pack 670, Troy Dinga, Sam Piper, Casey Velko, PA Hero Walk, and Veteran’s Alliance. All the “cruisers”, volunteers, attendees, and non-profits are also greatly appreciated for their efforts. In short, thank you; and we hope to see you at next year’s “Salute To Our Troops”.


Polish Platter Dinner

Save the Date!

Ford City Hose Co. #1 and the FCRCP, Inc. are collaborating again in a fundraising event to cover the expense for their upcoming Labor Day Weekend Street Fair.

A Polish platter dinner, with the option of eating in or taking out. Your homemade dinner includes- a cabbage roll, pierogies, haluski, kielbasa & sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, paska (bread), and dessert.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014, from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Ford City Hose Co. #1 VFD Social Hall

The cost is $12.00 per platter. Tickets will be available beginning April 21st through any FCRCP Committee Member or Volunteer Fireman. You may also call 724-763-9580 or 724-763-8683. All tickets purchased in advance guarantee your meal.


Salute Our Troops at the “Motoring Memories III” Themed Car Cruise

The third annual Motoring Memories car cruise will be on May 24th, 2014 at the John B. Ford Memorial Park, Ford City. During this event (and throughout Memorial Day Weekend) the FCRCP and the Pennsylvania Wounded Warrior Project will showcase the photos and names of service men and women you would like to be recognized.

Please send your 8″x10″ duplicate photos of loved ones to FCRCP, Inc., P.O. Box 124, Ford City, PA 16226. Be sure to include their full name, hometown, branch of service, years of service, and any other information you would like to share.

Thank you for your help in creating this special tribute. Also, thanks to Theresa Frerotte Evans for the wonderful suggestion!

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet

The Ford City Hose Co. #1 and the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership are teaming up to bring you an All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet on Saturday, February 22nd, from 7:00 AM-11:00 AM at the Hose Co. #1 Social Hall. It will feature delicious scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, waffles, orange juice and coffee…the price? Only $6.00! All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the free entertainment fund for the groups’ upcoming 3rd Annual Street Fair (August 30th and 31st). Join your neighbors for this delectable breakfast and support community-focused groups!


Beach Party

Surf into 10th Street Street Station for a “Remember When” event featuring the professional Beach Boy Tribute Band, Still Surfin’.

What? Indoor Beach Party

Where? 10th Street Station, 301th Street, Ford City

When? 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00) March 29th, 2014

What about Tickets? Tickets are only 20 dollars each, and available through several methods. Either call 724-763-3974, or buy them at these local places: Young’s Interiors, Janny’s Hallmark, Baer Beauty, or Edward Jones (Ford City)

Great food and drink will also be available at a wonderful venue with free parking.

Celebrate the end of winter’s fury with with great music, dancing, food, door prizes, and much more!

Christmastime in Ford City

On behalf of the FCRCP, we hope your holidays were merry and bright! This Christmas season was arguably the merriest and brightest in Ford City’s history: with our Light-Up Night “Fantasy Lights: Believe in the Magic of Christmas”, Rockin’ New Years Eve party, and “Fantasy of Lights” Decorating Contest, the spirit meter was at an all time high. A special thanks to all the sponsors, contributors, volunteers, entertainers, and organizers that made the events such a success!
Once more photos from Light-Up Night and the New Year’s Party are shared, they will be put up on this website. In the meantime, enjoy these photos of the winners of the “Fantasy of Lights” Decorating Contest:

1st place (Residency Category) winner: Rande Volek


1st place: Residency Category winner Rande Volek

2nd place (Residency Category) winner: Karen Kijowski



3rd place (Residency Cateogry) winners: John and Carla Atherton



1st place (Business Category) winner: Representative Jeff Pyle’s Office- Rich Farah and Holly Perry




2nd place (Business Category) winner: Dilick’s 5th Avenue Jewelry- Chris Dilick



3rd place (Business Category) winner: Klinginsmith HealthCare: Erin Bryan



Thanks again to all that participated; FCRCP is already planning for next year’s festivities, so be sure to check our website and Facebook page often!