The Panther Valley Running & Fitness Club (PVRFC) recently honored John Martino of Jim Thorpe as the "Club Member of the Year" for 2011. The award, in memory of club founder Mike Mogilski, is in "recognition of the tireless efforts, outstanding dedication and undying commitment to the club." This year's recipient has been a race director, fund-raiser and trainer for the club over a decade. Pictured are, from left, PVRFC Treasurer Joseph Mogilski, PVRFC President George Mitzen, John Martino, Pat Martino and Patrick Martino. The award was present prior to the Race Street Four Mile and 15K Run in Jim Thorpe.