Pig within the Park returning this 12 months

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Meals, enjoyable and fundraising will probably be served up by the Seymour Midday Lions Membership.

After canceling Pig within the Park Household Enjoyable Truthful in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the native service group is worked up to carry it again this 12 months.

The tenth annual occasion is about for midday to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at Gaiser Park on the south facet of Seymour.

“Pig within the Park has change into an actual group occasion, and we actually missed it final 12 months due to COVID,” membership President Dennis Carlson mentioned. “Our members actually look ahead to the occasion, regardless that it’s a bit of labor, as a result of your entire group comes collectively on the park for a enjoyable time out with the youngsters. Our purpose is to lift some cash for the area people and have enjoyable doing it.”

This fundraiser was began as a method for the membership to complement its fundraising funds and higher help the varied not-for-profit companies locally whereas on the identical time offering a fun-filled occasion for youths.

Membership members and volunteers will serve a meal consisting of pulled pork, baked beans, chips, a cookie and a drink for $6.50 per plate. Scorching canines and pork burgers additionally will probably be out there, and ice cream cups will probably be offered by members of the Boys and Women Membership of Seymour.

Admission is free. Meal tickets could also be bought prematurely for $6.50 from any Seymour Midday Lions Membership member or on the occasion. Company sponsorships are also nonetheless out there at any stage. If , contact Lion Richard Beatty at 812-498-6535.

Actions will embody bouncy homes, Contact a Truck, face portray, Boy Scout demonstrations and extra.

All the Jackson County United Manner companies are inspired to attend and arrange cubicles with some sort of exercise.

This 12 months, the Lions Membership is also making out there spots for any for-profit companies or suppliers that want to take part.

All individuals are requested to current informational supplies solely, have some sort of exercise for youths at their sales space and chorus from any sort of direct solicitation or sale of supplies.

Lions Membership Treasurer Brad Nolan mentioned additionally they are actually excited to be partnering with Youngster Care Community and its companions to supply free household actions on the park.

“Our membership participates yearly in Youngsters Fest, so it looks like a pure partnership for each of us and provides everybody an opportunity to get data out to oldsters and youngsters concerning the availability of providers in the beginning of the varsity 12 months,” Nolan mentioned.

There is no such thing as a price to arrange a sales space, and you’ll need to carry your personal tables, chairs, popup cover and group data supplies. Setup will probably be from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and teardown will probably be after 4 p.m.

Should you plan to take part, ship a affirmation e mail to ccnadassistant@gmail.com along with your group’s identify and the kind of exercise you should have for youths.

“Up to now, now we have served between 500 and 650 group members,” mentioned Kate Garrity, government director of Youngster Care Community. “We’d like to have everybody come out and take part to make this a terrific day within the park.”

Carlson mentioned the Lions Membership couldn’t do Pig within the Park with out the help of the group, together with the company sponsors. Present and former sponsors embody Bob Poynter Household of Dealerships, Duke Power, Darlage Customized Meats, JayC Meals Shops, Seymour Powersports, Large O Tires, Royalty Firms, Pewter Corridor, Jackson County Customer Heart and Pepsi Bottlers.

The Seymour Midday Lions Membership is a neighborhood service group affiliated with Lions Worldwide that’s devoted to serving the area people by elevating funds and offering service tasks with a purpose to higher the group. 

The membership offers funds and providers to quite a lot of native organizations, together with Boys and Women Membership of Seymour, Youngster Care Community, Neighborhood Basis of Jackson County, Neighborhood Provisions of Jackson County Inc., Anchor Home Household Help Heart and Pantry, Jackson County United Manner and Particular Olympics Indiana Jackson County.

Members additionally conduct imaginative and prescient screening of scholars and supply faculty scholarships.

Should you go

What: Seymour Midday Lions Membership’s ninth annual Pig within the Park Household Enjoyable Truthful

When: Midday to 4 p.m. Aug. 21

The place: Gaiser Park, 300 S. Park Drive, Seymour

Who: Open to the general public

Price: Admission and actions are free; pulled pork meal is $6.50 per plate (sizzling canines and pork burgers out there, too); ice cream cups offered by Boys and Women Membership of Seymour

Different particulars: Bouncy homes, Contact a Truck, face portray, Boy Scout demonstrations and exercise cubicles

Purchase meal ticket prematurely: Contact any Seymour Midday Lions Membership member

Arrange an exercise sales space: E mail ccnadassistant@gmail.com with group’s identify and sort of youngsters’s exercise

Be a company sponsor: Name Lion Richard Beatty at 812-498-6535

Different data: Contact Lion Brad Nolan at 812-569-1886, brad@bcelectric.information or help@seymournoonlions.org; Lion Christy Nolan at 812-569-1868 or christynolan94@msn.com; or Kate Garrity at 812-524-2585 or ccnexecutivedirector@gmail.com

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