One Final Jump for “Jump Around Wisconsin”


By Ryan Ward | May 23, 2020

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After weeks of helping distract and entertain people during the COVID-19 pandemic, the “Jump Around Wisconsin” movement held its last official statewide gathering. Saturday, May 23rd at 3:00 PM, radio stations around the state broadcast the final “Jump Around Wisconsin” event as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Founders Greg Thomson and Joe Lahti decided with the lifting of the “Safer at Home” order and many parts of the state easing restrictions, it was a good time for the event to end. On top of helping create a movement that stretched all over the state, the group also helped raise $5,500 for local charities.

The Facebook group that helped spur the movement will remain active with the hope people will continue sharing uplifting and motivating messages for members to enjoy.

Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward is a producer for the “Wisconsin Life” project and can rest easy after he finally found the perfect jar of homemade dill pickles at the farmer’s market in Madison. … just like his Grandma Shirley use to make!
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