Volunteers sought for Chalk Walk

JASPER — Jasper Community Arts’ 16th annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, on the Square in downtown Jasper. The rain date is June 8.

In preparation for this day of fun, Jasper Community Arts is soliciting applicants for the arts market, food vendors, community services and volunteers.

The arts market is a mini fine arts festival. JCA is looking for artists and craftsmen of all kinds including furniture makers, painters, potters, photographers, blacksmiths, weavers, sculptors, jewelry makers and more. The fee for a booth space is $25 and artists must supply their own booths. Anyone who is interested may call Corina Mack at 812-482-3070 or Jenny Rasche at 812-630-7223.

Non-profit organizations are invited to participate as a food vendor. State fire marshal codes must be met if using a tent. The fee for a booth space is $25. Anyone who is interested in being a food vendor may call Selena Vonderheide at 812-482-3609.

Any community service group wishing to have a booth with an activity or information relevant to the youth is welcome to participate. If the group is non-profit and not selling items, there is no booth fee. The fee for a booth space for groups not meeting the criteria listed above is $25. For more information, call Mack at 812-482-3070.

Volunteers and service groups are needed with setup, registration, booth help,and cleanup. Volunteers must be age 16 or older to participate. Call Corina Mack at 812-482-3070 if able to volunteer.

The annual Chalk Walk is supported by Greater Jasper Business Association and Papa John’s Pizza of Jasper as well as many local businesses and individuals.

Additional information about the Chalk Walk Arts Festival may be found by calling 812-482-3070, emailing programcoord@jasperindiana.gov or on Jasper Community Arts’ website at www.jasperarts.org under events.

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