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Chinook JUMP receives unanticipated gift toward 2018 mission trip

 

July 4, 2018

ost Commander Ray Reid (left of photo) presents a check for $1000 on behalf of the Chinook VFW Post 4620 to JUMP, a local youth group. Chrissy Down, an adult leader with JUMP, accepts the check as JUMP member Jacob Huckabee looks on. Earlier in June JUMP members and leaders, with help from a group of volunteers visiting from the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, painted the VFW building on Pennsylvania Street and readied the VFW's food booth for the upcoming fair. The VFW building also houses Chinook's Food Pantry, a community food bank.

Chrissy Downs and Jacob Huckabee, representing the local JUMP group, recently received a check for $1000 from Ray Reid on behalf of local VFW Post 4620. Reid is commander of the local VFW Post. Downs is an adult leader with JUMP, "a Christ centered youth group," and Huckabee is one of the older members of the JUMP group. Accepting the check for JUMP Chrissy Downs said, "The gift was not expected but it is much appreciated."

Jacob Huckabee, a 2018 graduate of Chinook High, explained how JUMP collaborated with a group of volunteers visiting from Green Bay, Wisconsin to do service projects for...



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