Pheasants Forever Youth Applications Available Now

The Elk County Community Foundation administers the Pheasants Forever Youth Outdoor Fund. Chapter 630 of Pheasants Forever is accepting applications for its Youth Outdoor Adventure, which allows local children who are terminally ill or permanently disabled to go on outdoor adventures, such as various hunting, fishing, or other suitable and available outdoor events or activities. This year will be the very first year that Chapter 630 will make children’s dreams come true. Applicants must be under 21 years old with a terminal illness or permanent disability. Applications must be accompanied by a letter from a physician on letterhead or prescription pad, stating the youngsters name is a patient, type of life-threatening illness and that it is life-threatening or severely disabling. Applications can be obtained by contacting Paula Fritz Eddy at the Elk County Community Foundation by calling 814-834-2125, email, or by mail at 111 Erie Avenue, St. Marys, PA 15857. Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2011.