August JUMP Activities

What's going on with JUMP in August

In August we are...

Having our inaugural Funky 5k fun run/walk! This REPLACES our Bowling for Youth fundraiser. We thought we would try something different this year.

The Funky 5k fundraiser directly impacts you as volunteers. In order to keep JUMP a program of the YSB, we have to raise some funds! Please help us?


· Please share the flyer and entry form with your friends, family and church groups. We really need help spreading the word. There are located Here:

· Participate! You must be registered by Aug. 8th in order to receive a t-shirt in your size. If you register after you will have to wait to get your t-shirt.

· Encouraging your friends, family and church groups to participate.

To register all you need to do is fill out the entry form and mail it in with your donation. We are asking a minimum of $25 per participant, but welcome you to fundraise more. There are fundraising sheets available here - I can e-mail them, mail them, or drop them off to you.

There will be a prize for the top fundraiser, as well as prizes for the funkiest, funniest and flashiest costumes and fastest runner. The Park pool will be open from 10 a.m. – Noon for swimming and we will be serving pizza (what’s better than pizza in the morning?).

We can’t do this alone and are really hoping you can help us out!

Please contact me if you have any questions. And – reach out to me if you plan to participate, even if it is before you register! Jill and I would LOVE to know if you are going to be joining us that morning.

Community Activities and Events for August

What's going on in Montgomery County?

Thursday – Sunday July 31 – Aug. 2: Ladoga Lions Club Annual Fish Fry from 7-10 p.m. every day. Desperate Measures Band 7/31 @ 7 pm, Cornfield Mafia 8/1 @ 7 pm, Terry Smith & the Honky Tonk Attitude 8/2 @ 7 pm Featuring a moonwalk, funhouse, face-painting, pony rides, rock wall, pioneer tractors, and fireworks at dusk.

Friday, Aug. 1: Library Yard Sale, Ladoga Clark Public Library on E. Main St., Ladoga. The yard sale will benefit the library. Items are donated by the community. Contact the library for more information.

Saturday, Aug. 2: 50% off day at Goodwill – all clothing and items are 50% off (see store for more details) and $.75 sale at Trinity Mission – all clothing items are $.75. If your mentee is struggling to find clothing for back-to-school, both of these locations have some decent clothing items.

Friday and Saturday Aug 1,2, 8 and 9: 9-5 The Musical by the Sugar Creek Players. 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Mentees are free with mentor ticket purchase. Call The Vanity Theatre for more information and to reserve your tickets. 362-7077

Sunday, Aug. 3 and 10: 9-5 The Musical by the Sugar Creek Players. 2 – 4 p.m. Mentees are free with mentor ticket purchase. Call The Vanity Theatre for more information and to reserve your tickets. 362-7077

Sunday, Aug. 3: Civic Band Fun Day at the Lane Place. Bring a blanket and a chair and relax on the lawn of the lane place while listening to music. 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 5: National Night Out – Milligan Park – 6-9 p.m. Free! Swimming in park pool from 6-7:30, free hotdogs, free food, caricaturists, bounce houses, bounce house obstacle course, orbitron, paint a horse, and so much more. All free! Contact Jane Christophersen for more information at 362-0694 ext. 13

Wednesday, Aug. 6: Open Studio night at Athens of Indiana Arts, at 113 N. Washington St., Crawfordsville. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 8: Funky5k Entry forms DUE!

Saturday, Aug. 16: Funky5K – A family-friendly, fun run/walk, where costumes are encouraged! Prizes, pool party, pizza, and more! Join us! Entry forms available at

Aug. 15 - 17: ProMotoCross National at Tom’s Marine Sales, Crawfordsville. The inaugural Indiana National will mark Round 11 of the Lucas Oil ProMotoCross championships sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.

Aug. 23: TASTE! Of Montgomery County from Noon – 10 p.m. at the Lew Wallace Study and Museum. Tickets are required and can be bought at the Lew Wallace Study. A feast of delicious local foods and delightful regional music, featuring 20 Montgomery County restaurants, caterers, coffee shops, and more. Groove to the tunes of Crawfordsville musician Kenn Clark from 1-2 pm, Greencastle's Him & Her from 3-5 pm, and Indianapolis' acclaimed Jennie DeVoe from 7-9 pm!