New Business Spotlight -- Something to Cheer About

July 31, 2009

Name of business: Cheer Tyme Inc.

Owners: Scott and Kim Braasch

Address: 145 N. Antrim Way, Building 2,

Greencastle, PA 17225

Opening date: June 21

Products and services: Gymnastics; competitive cheerleading; dance and power tumbling; squad and individual classes; birthday parties; clinics and camps.

Market area: Greencastle, Chambersburg, Pa., Hagerstown and Frederick, Md.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: Kim was a cheerleading captain at Penn State who taught at summer camps for the National Cheerleaders Association. Scott also taught at camps and was a coach at Penn State.


Previous business experience: The Braasches have operated a Cheer Tyme facility in Mechanicsburg, Pa., for 10 years. Their teams have won 150 national titles.

Number of employees: Seven.

Hours: Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.; Monday to Thursday, 3:30 to 9 p.m.

Web site:

E-mail: or

Telephone: 717-697-8326

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