The Edgar County Longbeards Chapter hosted their 14th annual JAKES Outing at Wilson family farms near Paris, IL on August 17th. A total of 254 youth were in attendance throughout the day which is the largest group the chapter has ever had!
Activities for the day included the Jakes Take Aim trailer, archery shoot, clay pigeon shoot, .22 rifle target shoot, BB gun shoot, fishing, crafts, a 4-H shooting sports tent, Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources education trailer and a free lunch for all participants and parents!
The Edgar County Sheriff’s Department, Paris Police Department, Edgar County Ambulance Service, Feutz Construction, a local Contractor, and Reed Racing, a local Quarter Midget Racing Team, all brought vehicles for the kids to check out.
The chapter held drawings for bicycles, BB guns, slingshots, and fishing poles.