Total Solar Eclipse 2024
<iframe class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src="" data-blot-formatter-unclickable-bound="true"></iframe><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><img class="q-image" src="" alt="block_ID_314"></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><h1 class="ql-align-center"><strong>15 Main Streets Receive Grant of $10,000 for 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Programming</strong></h1><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(96, 96, 96);">On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will pass through communities across the U.S., beginning in Texas and ending in Maine. Many Main Street communities are within the path, and thanks to the&nbsp;</span><a href=";id=d775758eba&amp;e=45daa254c0" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(76, 170, 216);">Simons Foundation</a><span class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(96, 96, 96);">&nbsp;in partnership with Main Street America, 15 of them received a $10,000 grant to create science engagement activities for residents and host visitors from around the world as the moon casts its shadow over their communities.&nbsp;Please congratulate the City of Pittsburg for being one of these cities.&nbsp;What an honor!</span></p><p><br></p><p><a href=";id=827f42d313&amp;e=45daa254c0" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(76, 170, 216);">This In the Path of Totality initiative</a><span class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(96, 96, 96);">&nbsp;is intentionally designed for communities to actively engage residents with science. The program presents a unique opportunity for our Main Street to create meaningful and memorable experiences for our community members, centered by the total solar eclipse. </span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h1><strong>PRESS RELEASE</strong></h1><h4><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">OCTOBER 23, 2023</span></h4><p><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><img class="q-image" src="" alt="block_ID_157" height="209.9514751552795" width="304"></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h1><strong>Unleash Your Eclipse Adventure in Pittsburg, Texas</strong></h1><p><em>City Receives Path to Totality Grant</em></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">PITTSBURG, TEXAS - Prepare for the darkest 3.5 minutes of your life! The city of Pittsburg, Texas is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Path to Totality grant to host an extraordinary celestial event. On Monday, April 8, 2024, at precisely 12:26 pm, Pittsburg will be plunged into the fascinating realm of a total solar eclipse, and you won't want to miss this awe-inspiring spectacle.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">The celestial show will reach its maximum intensity at 1:45 pm, with the eclipse concluding at 3:05 pm. In total, this spectacular astronomical event will span over 2 hours and 39 minutes, with an astonishing 3 minutes and 32 seconds of totality.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">Pittsburg is ready to become the ultimate destination for eclipse enthusiasts and those eager to witness this rare cosmic phenomenon. The city is already gearing up for the influx of several thousand visitors expected to converge on our area to experience the eclipse in all its glory. The Path to Totality grant, which Pittsburg has been honored to receive, will play a crucial role in ensuring the event's success and making the city prepared to welcome its guests.</span></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">In the coming months, the city will actively collaborate with local businesses and organizations to coordinate a wide range of eclipse-related events, making this an unforgettable experience for all attendees. These events will not only entertain but also educate visitors about the fascinating science behind a total eclipse.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">Pittsburg is also in the process of launching dedicated web pages that will provide a comprehensive guide to all eclipse-related activities leading up to the big day. These pages will include details about local eclipse events, available lodging options, in-depth information about the science of a total eclipse, and much more. These resources are designed to ensure that visitors are well-prepared and well-informed as they plan their eclipse adventure in Pittsburg.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">Join us in Pittsburg, Texas, on Monday, April 8, 2024, for the celestial event of a lifetime. As the city embraces the Path to Totality grant, we are committed to making this a safe, enjoyable, and educational experience for all. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of this extraordinary cosmic spectacle.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">About Pittsburg, Texas:</span></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">Pittsburg, located in the heart of Northeast Texas, is a city renowned for its vibrant community, rich history, and scenic beauty. Nestled within Piney Woods, the city offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and modern amenities, and is known for their diverse culinary flavors, from locally grown strawberries, to the vineyard at Los Pinos, not to mention that they’re known as the Hot Link Capital.</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">The Path to Totality Grant comes to Pittsburg via the Simons Foundation and Main Street America. Pittsburg is excited to host the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, and is dedicated to providing an unforgettable experience for all visitors. For more information about Pittsburg and its eclipse events, please visit </span><span class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);"> </span><span class="ql-size-large">Visit Pittsburg/Events</span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ql-size-large">FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT</span></p><p><strong class="ql-size-large"><em>Sandy Thompson</em></strong></p><p><span class="ql-size-large" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);"> (903) 856-3621</span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h1>City of Pittsburg receives $10K grant to aid with total eclipse planning KLTV News</h1><p><br></p><p><br></p><iframe class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src="" data-blot-formatter-unclickable-bound="true"></iframe><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><iframe class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src="" data-blot-formatter-unclickable-bound="true"></iframe><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><iframe class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src="" data-blot-formatter-unclickable-bound="true"></iframe><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p>