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Jen Stec Honored With Memorial Bench Near Union Twp. Boat Launch

Dec 17, 2014 11:28AM, Published by Kevin, Categories: Outdoors, Today Regional Buzz


Susquehanna Warrior Union Trailhead. Photo courtesy of http://susquehannawarriortrail.wordpress.com/trail-photos/



The Wyoming Valley Striders Running Club recently donated a $1,000 bench that is now placed near the Union Township Boat Launch on the Susquehanna Warrior Trail in honor of the late Jen Stec.

Stec was a fixture in the area running community in the 1990s. She passed away after a heart attack in October 2013 at the age of 38. She was from Mocanaqua.

Members of the Susquehanna Warrior Trail Council and Northwest Area High School staff assisted in the installation of the bench, according to a Dec. 8 article by Paul Golias of standardspeaker.com. An official dedication ceremony was held Sunday, Dec. 7.

"The bench sits next to the trail at the access road to the Fish Commission’s boat launch site on the Susquehanna River. The trail parallels the river, offering many scenic vistas," according to the article.

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