JTF is happy to announce the charity that will benefit from our Veterans Day Dodgeball Tournament will be America’s VetDogs. America’s VetDogs provide service dogs to Veteran’s and First Responders free of charge. Locally, the organization conducts a puppy training program with the inmates at WCI in Cumberland
For a third year, JTF set up at the Frostburg Block Party. The Block Party is an event organized by the City of Frostburg to welcome the students back to Frostburg State University and introduce them to community organizations and businesses.
For a third year, JTF will be holding an adult dodgeball tournament. This year’s tournament will be held on Veterans Day Weekend on Saturday November 9th. Additionally, 10% of the profits will be donated to local Veterans Groups.
The JTF summer season has been very busy - 3 states, 5 counties, 1,000 miles, and many events. JTF enjoyed the new customer events at schools, parks, and churches. With school starting soon, we are receiving reservations for the upcoming back to school events.
For the second year, the JTF Leadership Team volunteered to work on the Legends of Pittsburgh cruise. The cruise is annual event in its 5th year. The cruise brings together Pittsburgh fans from all over the country, current, and past players for a 5 day-long tailgate party at Sea.
At JTF, we are looking forward to the new season. We are working hard on new ideas for activities and features which will include a wider age group and new activities to add excitement to the JTF experience. JTF has already booked 3 new customer events and we are looking forward to seeing our returning customers.
JTF is happy to report on the results of 2018. This year marked the second year of the mobile business model. JTF went to this model after funding for a permanent location was slow and unpredictable. Additionally, the mobile business allows JTF to determine where demand is greatest for the permanent location. JTF has refined permanent location possibilities after two years.
On October 11, 2018, JTF was invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Wellness Day at Northern Garrett High School. The day is dedicated to the students spending the day (3hr early dismissal Day) trying new activities and being active. Activities available to the students included Ping Pong, Cornhole, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga, Badminton, Basketball, and more.
On September 18, 2018, JTF held a Dodgeball Tournament at the Frostburg Armory. Five teams comprosided of 33 participants from all over the Tri-State Region competed for cash prizes and the pride to be called champions.
On September 5th, 2018, JTF participated in the Frostburg State University Block Party sponsored by the city of Frostburg. The goal of the Block Party is to welcome the students back to Frostburg, introduce them to student organizations and local businesses, and allow local citizens to become acquainted with the students.