Reminder: We hope you enjoyed the 5th Annual Step Up Walk. Donations are being accepted online through December 31, 2022. Thank you! We are looking forward to the 6th Annual Walk in 2023.

J.C.’s Mountaineers

Welcome Ashley Bland

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Event Date

Event Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Start Time: 11:00 AM CST

Ceremonial one mile walk begins:

Event Conclusion:

Event Location

Stankowski Field
810 Tiger Avenue
Columbia, MO 65201

Team T-Shirt Registration Deadline: Monday, September 19, 2022, 6:00 pm CST

Special Instructions from the Event Staff

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Special Updates

Team T-Shirt Registration Deadline:
Monday, September 19, 2022, 6:00 pm CST

Donations for this Team will be accepted through the end of the year.

Welcome to "J.C.’s Mountaineers" page.

We are thrilled to have you join us in celebrating individuals with Down syndrome at this very special event. Your support and fundraising efforts provide therapeutic programs and services for individuals with Down syndrome and their families in our community. Down Syndrome Innovations serves over 1,900 families, 22 hospitals, 45 school districts and dozens of early childhood and adult service provider organizations in Kansas and Missouri. "J.C.’s Mountaineers" would love to have you walk with us. We appreciate all the support we can get! Together make a difference!

Team Information

Team Captain: Ashley Bland EDIT

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In Honor of: J.C. BlandEDIT

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Ashley Bland

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A Special Message From "J.C.’s Mountaineers"

J.C. is a spunky 3 year old who loves being outside, bubbles, water, books, and Cocomelon. We look forward to this event every year and can't wait to have everyone join us!


Team Members

Ashley Bland (captain)

Ayla Kemp

Becky Richards

Chaney Amanda

Danielle Kemp

Dena Pritchett

Derek Pritchett

Don Kemp

Emery Bland

Emily McNeal

Eric Ruesing

Gloria Dudley

Iley Kemp

J.C. Bland

James Bland

Ken Dudley

Kendra Kemp

Kris Weaver

Lily Herwald

Michelle Ruesing

Mike Weaver

Milisa Walker

Pamela Offield

Randy Richards

Samuel Herwald

Trevor Kemp

Team Donors

Michael Bowlin

Joyce Byrd

Kris Weaver

Sharon Strickland

Gloria Dudley

Deanna Herwald

The Gehm Corporation Gehm

Beverly Bland

Kendra Kemp

Michelle Ruesing

Milisa Walker

Becky Richards

Randy Richards

Pamela Offield

Tammy Ryerson

Jim Bland

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