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25th anniversary in August, on Route 30.
“Oh, we definitely have our camp regulars,” manager John
Heiple said. “I’ve been seeing the same folks coming back
every year the four or five years that I’ve been here.”
Sharky’s has built its reputation on being not just a sports
bar — with its 30 TVs, pool tables and two new golf simulators
— but also a Steelers bar. Team memorabilia hangs on
the walls throughout the bar, and during the regular season,
they put out a buffet as part of their gameday specials.
“From day one, we’ve tried to portray Steeler Nation as part
of our business,” Heiple said.
Being in Latrobe so close to the college makes it easy. They
offer specials throughout camp to entice fans and also do
some catering for the team as well.
“We definitely take pride in the fact that the Steelers do
come here every year for camp,” Heiple said. “It not only
pumps up the local businesses, but it’s good for the community
just to have them here. They do a practice at the high
school and things like that to get the community involved.”
Nemanic said that training camp is a tremendous tourism
asset for the entire Laurel Highlands region. For instance, she
said, July and August provide the highest occupancy for their
Westmoreland County lodging properties and produce the
most revenue, and those numbers continue to rise.
“Because training camp extends deeper into August and
practices are open almost daily, we attribute (the Steelers’)
presence to these high numbers,” she said. “We see a range
Monday-Friday 8 am-6 pm,
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Sunday 10 am-4 pm 724-539-7022
*NEW for 2019*
Rock Climbing Wall, NERF
Obstacle Course, Bounce Houses
Arts & Crafts, Flea Market, M k Bingo,
$4 All Day Activity Pass,
Mid-Mon Valley Train Exhibit, and more!
Dogs & Other Pets Not Permitted!
Cedar Creek Park is located in Rostraver Twp. on Route 51
www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks or (724) 830-3950
2001 BALL PARK RD.
EXPORT, PA 15632
AUGUST 3 - 4
10AM TO 4PM
1253 Bushy Run Road
Jeannette, PA 15644
& Museum Commision