Laurel Highlands Historical Village

172 Allbaugh Park Road  Johnstown, PA 15909

(814) 241-6123 Office

Executive Director, Ronald J Shawley

Secretary/Treasurer Patti Defibaugh at 814-288-7017

501 (3c) 86-1079004   LHHV web site

April 24, 2019

Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival


Laurel Highlands Historical Village is hosting a 2 day Arts and Heritage Festival at Duman Lake County  Park  on Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, 2019. Our mission with this event is to celebrate the past history, the present and future of Cambria County.  We are writing to invite you to be a sponsor or supporter of this event.  As a leader in the community, your involvement with the Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival is an opportunity for your organization to receive exposure and to join other businesses, individuals and community service agencies  to celebrate the heritage of Cambria County.  We are looking to raise $ 6,000 to cover the costs of entertainment and event expenses.        We can’t meet our goal without the help of local business’s, non-profit organization and individuals from the local community.   We are eager to work with you and will customize your sponsorship to support your goals and objectives. Community sponsors are the primary source of funding for this event and will help ensure the event is a success.

You can provide support in the following ways:

Be an event supporter through a monetary donation. Your company logo will be placed on advertising,

commit to Gold or Silver sponsorship by 03/31/19 and we will create a banner with your logo on one of the following at your request: entertainment stage, opening ceremony, war reenactment

All sponsors will receive social media recognition


Volunteer your time during the event.


Be a part of the planning committee.

We plan to have musical entertainment, craft and food vendors, artisans, non-profit agencies sharing what service their organization provides in the community and the history of their organization and encampments depicting the different military camps during different war eras. Please visit our Facebook

Page to view some photos of last year’s event. We had approximately 3,000 visitors last year.

We advertise in Cambria, Blair, Bedford, Somerset, Centre, and Allegheny Counties.

Gold Sponsorship  $1,000 or more monetary or in-kind sponsorship

Silver Sponsorship $500-$1000 monetary or in-kind sponsorship

Bronze Sponsorship $1-$500 monetary or in-kind sponsorship

Please indicate your preferred sponsorship level, fill out the form  below and return it to

LHHV c/o Patti Defibaugh, 434 Locust St., Roaring Spring, PA 16673 or contact Patti at or  Ron Shawley at 814-241-6123 or  You may call if you prefer we meet with you

prior to discuss your sponsorship.  Please reply at your earliest convenience.

Thank you for your consideration of our event.

Ron Shawley

Executive Director

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Please check the type of sponsorship you are making for this event.

Type of sponsorship     Gold ( )   Silver( )   Bronze( }  Monetary Amt. ___________

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Highlights and why we feel you should be a part of our adventure.

  • Unlimited Outdoor activities including: Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Boating, Camping, Wildlife, and much more.
  • Show casing a variety of Non Profit groups who plan on having great exhibits. Over 40 NP groups attending.
  • Two full days of entertainment from the local area.
  • Church service on Sunday ( It will be an authentic Civil War Service)
  • Full engagement of Civil War Battles. Civil War camps open to public viewing.
  • Paranormal Show Case Stan Gordon Discussing Bigfoot & UFO sightings in PA
  • Living History groups displaying their history.
  • Train Rides and Hay Wagon Rides
  • Advertising in Pittsburgh, Cleveland , Altoona, Erie, State College and local county.
  • Bus Tours planning to stop in dropping off potential shoppers seeking to buy your products.
  • Opening ceremony giving thanks to our veterans on Saturday Morning 9 AM.
  • Children’s Activities and games.
  • SCA will be on hand displaying and having their competition on both days.
  • Various Military Groups will be on station to provide support.
  • Pennsylvania State Police Providing a tour of their equipment, finger printing children etc.
  • Antique Tractors – Antique Cars
  • 4 – H Display with animals to pet and hold. Lamas on display as well.
  • Last year’s Attendance was over 3000 persons.
  • Vendor Parking Close to your setup. Ice on hand if needed.
  • Traveling Entertainers about the park: Dancers, Musicians, Artist, Jugglers, Clowns, Magicians and much more.
  • Huge Antique Car Show