Dec 02


December 2, 2022 Adrianna Swanson on her six-year-old thoroughbred, Eros The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Wilson College $5,000 to be used for scholarship support. Wilson College’s mission is to empower students through an engaged, collaborative, liberal arts education which combines the skills and study needed for success in work and life. Through a close, supportive community that develops the mind and character of all students, Wilson College prepares students to meet the challenges of a global society. This year’s scholarship recipient is Adrianna “Andie” Swanson of Kersey, PA. Andie has been around horses her… Read More »

Nov 30

A Historic Speech: 23rd Annual Gettysburg Address Contest

WHO: Chester County Community Foundation and the West ChesterHistorical and Architectural Review Board WHAT: Amongst friends, family and community members, seven middle school students or “Little Lincolns” will put on their best Lincoln attire and proudly recite the Gettysburg Address. “Each student works extremely hard on their period costumes and presentation skills to deliver such a poignant speech,” comments and Joe Martino, event organizer. WHERE: On the steps of the Chester County Historic Courthouse (2 N High Street, West Chester, PA) WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. WHY: The Little Lincoln Gettysburg Address Contest encourages… Read More »

Nov 18


November 18, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. The mission of the BCCA is to provide a safe, supportive, and academically inspiring environment for the children of parents working in the Thoroughbred racing backstretch area located at New York’s historic Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course. BCCA received funds from TERF in 2019, 2020, and 2021, which were used to fund their early childhood education program. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by… Read More »

Nov 17

Annual Whitford Charitable Classic is BACK

Photo caption: Coach Dick Vermeil with Board Members and Grantees of 2022 Whitford Charitable Classic (Exton, PA – November 17, 2022): The Whitford Charitable Classic, in partnership with the Chester County Community Foundation, is pleased to deliver proceeds totaling over $120,000 to 11 local non-profit charities in Chester County. Each grantee will receive at least $10,000 for their organization. This year’s Whitford Classic took place the weekend of September 23-25th.  This festive event brings together Whitford Country Club members and an extensive network of supporters and grantees from the community to play in golf, tennis and pickleball tournaments, with the… Read More »

Nov 04

Thoroughbred Education & Research Foundation Announces Research Grants Awarded

November 4, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $62,389 in research grants that will support the goal of making racing safe. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts, which better the life of the Thoroughbred racehorse. The following grant was awarded to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Inc.: TERF awards $10,000 to support the work of Dr. Sue Stover at the University of California for research involving motion of… Read More »