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Hopewell Valley Class of 2013 (Mid Jersey Sports)
June, 2013
‘Dawgs, You Know! They come from Hopewell Township and Boro, Pennington and Province Line Road, Delaware Avenue and near the Delaware River. (Photo)

HOPEWELL VALLEY: With help, Ackerson builds the turf field (Hopewell Valley News)
September 6, 2012
No wonder the new turf athletic field at Hopewell Valley Central High School will be called Ackerson Field. Mike Ackerson is building it.

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Turf field will be named for local contractor (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, July 19, 2012
On Monday, the Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education adopted a resolution “acknowledging funding contributions for the Athletic Turf Field at Central High School.”

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Turf field groundbreaking marked by $25K donation (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The July 5 groundbreaking ceremony for a new turf athletic field at Hopewell Valley Central High School was marked by a major donation to the million-dollar project.

HOPEWELL VALLEY: Special turf field event today (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, July 5, 2012
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new turf field will be held on Bulldog Walk, behind the high school’s Performing Arts Center, at Hopewell Valley Central High School at 5 p.m. today (July 5) .

Bank’s $25K supports turf field construction (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Hopewell Valley Community Bank (HVCBank) has given $25,000 toward construction of a turf athletic field at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

GUEST OPINION: The Front Porch ‘Turf’s Up!’ donation ‘pays it forward’ (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, June 14, 2012
If you talk with Chris Murphy, owner of The Front Porch in Pennington, about her job, you immediately know she has found her bliss.

Family pledges $10K to ‘Turf’s Up!’ (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Murphy-Butler family, of Pennington, has pledged $10,000 toward the construction of a turf field at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

Turf field fund nears $1M goal (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, March 23, 2012
Saturday’s Valley-wide fundraiser, centered at the Pennington Quality Market on Route 31, raised over $15,000 toward the construction of a multi-purpose turf field at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

Turf’s Up! event set on March 17 at PQM (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The broad-based community effort to build a turf athletic field at Hopewell Valley Central High School will get a major boost on March 17, when the Pennington Quality Market and other area businesses will donate 5 percent of all receipts that day toward the field.

Hopewell Physical Therapy donates $2,500 to Turfs Up! project (The Central Jersey Sun)
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Tom Bartolino of Hopewell Physical Therapy recently joined the growing list of Turfs Up! supporters with a $2,500 donation.

Turf’s Up! at Hopewell Valley High School (The Hopewell Sun)
Monday, November 20, 2011
Turf’s Up! is an exciting, pioneering program to install an all-purpose artificial turf surface on an existing field at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

Turf’s Up! project puts money in new fields and residents’ pockets (Bucks Local News)
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Part of the Hopewell Valley Recreation Foundation’s ongoing “Turf’s Up!” fundraiser, a recent 50/50 raffle gave three locals a richer holiday season.

HOPEWELL VALLEY: ‘Turf’s Up’ fundraising effort is under way (Hopewell Valley News)
Thursday, October 7, 2010
 The grassroots effort to build a turf athletic field at Central High School is picking up steam.

Hopewell Valley School Board Supports Community-led Turf Field Project (Pennington Post)
Friday, August 27, 2010
Sponsored by the Hopewell Valley Recreation Foundation, the project received the board’s blessing Monday night following some earnest speeches from chief organizers Don and Cynthia Wiley.