Reed Foundation sponsors ‘Jumping into 2022’ party for kids – Valley Times-News


Are you looking for a fun way to bring the New Year with your kids? An aspiring nonprofit, The Reed Foundation, is sponsoring a free “Jumping into 2022” New Years party for children ages 3 to 15 at the Jump for Joy Family Fun Center in Lanett. The party will take place on Friday, December 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Masks will be mandatory and snacks will be served.

Jump for Joy Family Fun Center features an indoor inflatable play area, arcade, toddler area, and concessions. Admission to the Jump for Joy Family Fun Center normally costs $ 9 for ages five and up and $ 6 for ages four and under.

Reverend John Frederick Jr., executive director of the Reed Foundation, said the nonprofit will officially launch on January 1. . Frederick said Reed was paying out of pocket for Jumping into 2022.

“He had a vision that he wanted to be able to serve the region of the three cities – Valley, Lanett and West Point,” said Frederick. “Its main purpose is to serve and to show love and peace.”

Frederick said the organization would help meet many different community needs, including helping older people get their medicine, helping older people in their backyard, mentoring youth, picking up trash and organizing events. workshops on how churches can play a role in the community.

“Even though we are living in a dangerous time because of the pandemic and all the things that [are] is happening in our community – all the murder and nonsense in our community – God has charged us to be a light in the community, ”said Frederick. “So at this event, we would like to allow children to be able to be children. But at the same time, we want our children to be safe being protected from this deadly virus… we are doing it to show love to our children. “

The Reed Foundation will be located at 501 1st Street in the Woody & Associates building in Lanett.

Jump for Joy Family Fun Center will be closed on New Years Day and open on Sundays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Normally, it is open Thursdays and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. at 18 o’clock. It is closed on Mondays and Wednesdays.


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