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Road Runs through August 16th

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  • Karee Kopet
    Hello Minnesota Jaycees!!   It is hard to believe that August is right around the corner. The Summer is just about done, and there are still plenty of Road
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      Hello Minnesota Jaycees!!
      It is hard to believe that August is right around the corner. The Summer is just about done, and there are still plenty of Road Runs to visit before the deadline comes. Please remember that all road runs sheets need to be turned into me by August 17th. If you have questions about how to turn them in, please feel free to contact me anytime. Now, onto the events!!
      July 31st - August 4th
      Bemidji Beltrami County Fair Beer Garden
      Location: County Fair Grounds
      Time: 3 pm - Close  Sunday 10:00 am
      The Bemidji Jaycees are serving beer for the Beltrami County Fair and could really use your help. If you are interested in helping out, please contact RandiSu Tanem at 218-766-8346.
      August 1st - August 3rd
      Derby Days Beer Pouring
      Location: Huber Park, Shakopee
      Time: Thurs. 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Fri. 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sat. 11:00 am - Midnight
      The Shakopee Jaycees are looking for volunteers to come out and help pour beer. If you are available and would like to find out how you can help, please contact Kayla McComb Snyder or Christopher Walczak or visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/531753010194687/?notif_t=plan_user_invited.
      July 31st - August 3rd
      Pipestone County Fair
      Location: County Fair Grounds Pipestone, MN
      Time: 3 pm
      The Pipestone Jaycees will have a location in the "Dugout" please stop by anytime to say hi or help out. On Saturday please join them in a Jaycees Bean Bag Tournament at 3:00 pm. If you are interested or would like more information please visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/217801911703796/.
      August 1st - 4th
      Giant Celebration Teen Dance & Giant Days
      Location: Legion Park Le Sueur, MN (Dance) Giant Days (park by HS)
      Time: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
      The Le Sueur Jaycees are hosting a Free dance for teens grade 6th - 12th. Bring your kids out and they will enjoy a night of music with Subtle Vibes from 7:30-8:30 & Music in Motion from 8:30-11:30. The summer is all most over, and I'm sure the kids would love to get out and enjoy some live music and fun with their friends. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/158993687619901/.  The Le Sueur Jaycees are looking for manpower to help run this event along with their entire weekend event. They could really use your help and would appreciate anything. For Thurs set up they will need 3-8 volunteers, and 4 to help manpower the dance. Friday night from  5 pm -  8 pm, they could us about 6 individuals, and from 8 pm to midnight they are looking for about 10 people yet. Saturday from 10am to 5pm they need 2 people. And from 5 - 8 they need 4 individuals, and then from 8 pm - 1:30 am they are in need of about 10 people. Sunday from  10am-1:30 pm they are looking for about 10 people for Parade setup. Than from 2:30 pm - 7 pm they could use the help of 6 -8 people. If you are interested in helping and would like more information please contact Tonya Borth at tonya_04@...
      August 2nd & 3rd
      Rollingstone Days 2013
      The Rollingstone Jaycees have a ton of activities on the schedule for Rollingstone Days. Starting on Friday there is Softball at 6 pm. Kids Games from 7:30 pm - 9 pm. Karaoke, for all you singers out there, 8 pm - 11 pm. And to end the night off with a bang, there will be fireworks at 9:30 pm. Than on Saturday they start the day off with a Cancer Walk/Run, registration starts at 7:30 am walk begins at 8 am. This will be held in a new location. It will be at Rollingstone City Park. Softball at 8 am, vendors/crafters from 9 am - 3 pm, Luxembourg Museum Art Show/Sale from 9 am - 4 pm. Kids games again from 12 pm - 3 pm. Bingo will be held in the Park Pavilion from 1 pm - 3 pm. And to end the wonderful weekend there will be a street dance on Main St. from 8:30 pm - 12:30 am. music band featured is Hallowed Ground.
      August 1st
      Saint Peter Jaycees Meeting
      Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds Beer Stand
      Time: 6 pm
      Meetings are open to the public, and anyone is welcome. Matt Spindler will be firing up the grill for some burgers and brats afterwards, if you are interested in joining, please feel free to bring a side dish.
      August 2nd
      Mankato Punt Pass and Kick
      Location: Blakeslee Stadium Mankato, MN MSU Mankato College Campus-Vikings Training Camp
      Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Volunteers are needed to help with both registration and the on-field running of the Punt Pass Kick event. The Mankato Jaycees would like to have 5 volunteers to help at registration beginning at 4:00 p.m. and 15-20 to help shag footballs and shuffle kids around for the actual event, starting at 6 p.m. Those volunteers need to check in by 5:15. If you are interested contact John Bulcock at 210-857-9299.
      Relay for Life Stillwater
      Location: Stillwater Area High School 5701 Stillwater Blvd N, Stillwater, MN
      Time: Fri 6:00 pm - Sat 12:00 pm
       This year the Relay will be 18 hours and the Lake Elmo Jaycees only ask you to sign up and just stop by walk the track and check things out,  no need to stay the whole 18 hours. They will have tent and a space set up for their team, kind of like a campout. For more information please contact Leigh Smith (651) 675-7708, siouxeagle2001@....
      Pictorial Scavenger Hunt and Social
      Location: 4722 Blanding Ct Big Lake
      Time: 5 pm - 9 pm
      Come out for the Big Lake Jaycees 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt! Bring your digital camera and a dish to share. There will be a potluck dinner starting at 5pm with the hunt to start at 7pm.
      August 3rd
      Duckie Races and Street Fest
      Location: Downtown Brainerd
      Time: 11 am Street Fest  4 pm  Ducky Race
      Street Fest on 7th
      Featuring KCBS BBQ Competition, Cub Foods Rib Fest, Car Show, Battle of the Bands Kids Games, Live Music and more! Join the fun from  11am - Midnight. For more information please contact Shane Meyer at mnmeyer008@....
      Big Bill$ Lil' Rubber Duckie Race
      There is still time to adopt a duckie for just $5!
      3rd annual race is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd at 4:00pm with over 5,000 little rubber duckies set to launch into the Mississippi river from the Laurel Street bridge. All proceeds support youth athletics. If you have any questions please contact Jacen Gondringer at (218) 851-4192.
      Hanover Harvest Fest Parade
      Hanover Harvest Festival Parade is this Saturday!  The Northwest Area Jaycees are in need of some volunteers to help Friday night 7-8pm to set up the float and again on Saturday morning to walk/ride the parade route to promote Corcoran Country Daze! Contact Holly if you can help or visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/nwareajaycees?hc_location=stream.
      August 4th      Very Important Date!!!
      Fall All State early registration ends! Make sure you get signed up for convention for the early bird price. Can't wait to see you all there!!
      August 6th
      Railroad Social
      Location: Summit Brewery Company 910 Montreal Circle, Saint Paul
      Time: 6 pm
      Come on out and visit the Saint Paul Jaycees as they proudly announce their 2014 Chapter President. Enjoy great conversation, good food and Summit beers are only $2! Social will begin at 6 pm and the ceremony will start at 6:30pm.
      National Night Out
      Location: Missile Park in St. Bonifacius
      Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
      Join the Westonka Jaycees for a fun night out in the park.
      August 6th - 11th
      Benton County Fair Food Booth
      Location: Benton County Fairgrounds Sauk Rapids 
      Time: 10 am to Close
      The Sauk Rapids Jaycees and the St. Cloud Jaycees are still looking for volunteers to help with the concessions at the Benton County Fair. There are shifts that are available or if you are able to come and help out for a little bit that is appreciated as well. If you have any questions please contact either Robin Groetsch at (320) 761-2213 or Kristine Neis at neiskristine@....
      August 8th
      Hopkins General Membership Meeting
      Location: Jaycees Hall
      Time: 7 pm.
      General Meetings are open to anyone. Feel free to stop on by and find out what Hopkins has going on that you could help out with.
      August 9th
      3rd Quarter Birthday Meal
      Location: Red Lobster  St. Cloud
      Time: 7 pm. 
      Please stop on by and enjoy all the great food at Red Lobster and help the New Munich Jaycees celebrate all the birthdays of the quarter.
      South Saint Paul Relay for Life
      Location: Lincoln Center Elementary School
      Time: 6 pm set up 7 pm ceremony
      When the South Saint Paul Jaycees are not running or walking they will be playing lawn games, selling food to other walkers as a fundraiser or simply just hanging out with other Relay for Lifers. Feel free to stop on by and show your support for cancer survivors and help raise money for cancer research.
      Lets Bar-B-Q Fundraiser
      Location: Tommy Sue's Patio 4124 Main St  St. Bonifacius, MN
      Time: 4 pm - 8 pm
      There will be a silent auction and door prizes. Come on out and help raise money for the Westonka Jaycees Relay for Life Team. Pay only an additional $5 and it will extend your happy hour till 8 pm!! Enjoy the wonderful Burgers and Brats! For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153120529470602&set=a.384116460601.361075.259966665601&type=1&theater.
      August 8th - 11th
      Huff 'N' Puff Days
      Location: Lions Park Lake Elmo, MN
      Time: Thurs and Fri 5 pm Sat and Sun all day
      If you are looking for something fun and exciting to do, come on out and help the Lake Elmo Jaycees with Huff 'N' Puff Days. There are many activities going on, such as kids games, bean bag and volleyball tournaments. And new this year is the City vs Jaycees Game. Come out and cheer for the Lake Elmo Jaycees as they face the City in a fun game of Softball. For a complete list of events and times please visit their website at http://lakeelmojaycees.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=5&Itemid=49. Feel free to contact Jesse Henning at llil_j@... or at 651-395-9520.
      August 10th
      Relay for Life
      Location: Bemidji 
      For information please contact RandiSu Tanem at 218-766-8346.
      Member Appreciation Night
      Location: Midway Stadium  1771 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul
      Time: 5 pm tailgating 7:05 pm game
      All members and guests are welcome to attend this fun evening of baseball, food and friendship! Members will receive a free ticket and non-members may attend for $15. The chapter will provide food and beer for tailgating. Please join them as they thank you for all of your hard work this year! Please RSVP to Sara Butwinick at 651-261-1125 or sara.butwinick@....
      August 11th
      Annual Rib Throw Down Fundraiser
      Location: Ren Fest 12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee, MN
      Time: 3 pm
      This is a Pot Luck style fundraiser with a $5 per person donation to be held after the Ale Tenders Meeting. All the money raised will go a charity to be named later. The Shakopee Jaycees are looking for 5-6 people to compete in a BBQ Rib challenge. The chapter will supply the ribs for the competition. Our State President Kris Wilke has agreed to be one of the judges for the event. If you are interested in being a competitor, judge, or just coming to enjoy the great food and company, please contact Chris Walczak at 612-834-7137 or cwalczak1971@....
      New Munich Summer Picnic
      Location: Sauk River Park Melrose, MN
      Time: 12 pm - 4 pm
      Come on out and join the New Munich Jaycees for a day of fun and food in the park. The chapter will be providing the main course and they ask that you bring something to share. If you are interested in joining the fun, please contact Ann Waterbury at annjaycees@.... Feel free to bring any outside games you wish to play. The chapter plans on serving at 1 or 1:30 pm.
      ACEC Softball Tourney Concession - Region 6 Fundraiser
      Location: Valley View Fields, Bloomington
      Time: 8 am - 4 pm
      If you would be interested in helping work concessions please contact Matt Weinacht at 612-599-2798.
      August 12th
      Region 6 Candidates Forum
      Location: Saint Paul Jaycees Office 1 W. Water St. Saint Paul, MN
      Time: 6:15 pm social 7 pm Forum
      Come on out and ask your 2014 Candidates any question you want. Now is the time to find out what the goals are for those running for State positions to help you decide who your chapter would like to vote for at Fall All State Convention in Rochester. For more information please contact Region 6 Director Matt Weinacht at 612-599-2798.
      August 13th
      Alexandria General Meeting
      Location: Alexandria Fire Station
      Time: 5:45 pm
      General meetings are open to anyone who would like to attend. Please stop on by and find out what projects the Alexandria Jaycees have coming up and see what there is for you to help with.
      August 15th
      Saint Paul Meals on Heels
      Location: Lake Harriet Pavilion 200 Dr. Justus O'hage Blvd., St. Paul
      Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
      The Saint Paul Jaycees are looking for volunteers for this incredible annual event that supports Metro Meals on Wheels. Meals on Heels is The Party with a Purpose! This premiere event celebrates with amazing food, drinks, music and shoes; the time honored tradition of neighbors helping neighbors. Let's not forget about those shoes!! For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/270544016420851/, and if you are interested in volunteering please contact Bryan Kirk at b.kirk731@....
      August 15th - 18th
      BIR Nationals
      Come out and have fun for 4 days and help the Brainerd Jaycees. They are in need of help every morning by 8:30, pour until the people leave. The Brainerd Jaycees will provide shirts and hats for those volunteering, and food and drinks will be provided all weekend. If you are interested please contact Bill Lowe at 605.201.3987  you can either call or text, or send him an e-mail at Billyjoelowe@....
      August 16th
      Westonka Relay for Life
      New Munich Garage Sale Brat Sales
      Location: New Munich City Park
      Time: 10 am - 3 pm
      The city of New Munich have their city wide garage sales Friday and Saturday August 16 and 17. The Jaycees sell brats, chips, pop, water, candy in the park on Friday. Stop on out and have lunch! For more information visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/480664308694110/.
      Northwest Area Jaycees
      Corcoran Country Daze
      For more information please visit the Northwest Area Jaycees facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/nwareajaycees.
      August 17th
      Road Runs are due to me by this date. If you need information on submitting road runs, or if you just have a question, please feel free to text or call me anytime at the number listed below. You can find me on Facebook, or send me an e-mail.
      I know there are a lot of events going on, and I hope to see many of them on your road run sheets when they are submitted. It has been a full summer and I look forward to the Fall months to come! Have fun getting out and visiting chapters and helping out with events. I really hope you have met a lot of new Jaycees, and don't forget to register for Convention! There will be a full schedule of trainings and fun things to do. Have a safe and wonderful day.
      Karee Kopet
      2013 Road Run Program Manager
      Statesman #1562
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