Jack Mitchell, host of 1400 KLIN’s LNK As we speak with Jack & Buddies, is shaking the mud off his strolling footwear as soon as once more for a trek throughout the town of Lincoln.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLIN/KLKN) — Jack Mitchell, host of 1400 KLIN’s LNK As we speak with Jack & Buddies, is shaking the mud off his strolling footwear as soon as once more for a trek throughout the town of Lincoln. The 2021 Stroll of Disgrace will happen this Friday, June 18th, selling consciousness of psychological well being providers and elevating funds for CenterPointe, an area nonprofit.
Practically a decade in the past, Jack boldly made his first “60-Diploma Assure”, proclaiming winter was over and temperatures wouldn’t go under 60 by way of the top of the summer time. Ought to his assure fail, he promised to stroll throughout the town. Positive sufficient, a cool late April day meant Jack needed to pay, strolling that yr from Lincoln North Star to Lincoln Southwest Excessive Colleges. Since then, repeated failed ensures means Jack has made 4 completely different walks throughout the town, and one on his treadmill just about.
As soon as once more, Jack has made a promise in regards to the climate that he wasn’t in a position to hold. As his penance, he’ll be strolling throughout the town from 7:00 a.m. to roughly 6:00 p.m. this Friday, June 18th, carrying that very same goofy “Husker Energy” hat that he has worn for previous walks. The 25+ mile route travels from Gateway to Holmes Lake to South Pointe, to Sunken Gardens to the Capitol to Memorial Stadium, and wraps up at Tavern on the Sq. within the Haymarket.
With each Stroll of Disgrace, Jack goals to have a optimistic influence on the group. This yr, many have been touched by the influence of psychological well being points, notably popping out of the pandemic. To that finish, this yr’s Stroll of Disgrace will clarify that psychological well being therapy is something however shameful, and native sources can be found to assist. Particularly, funds might be raised to learn native nonprofit Centerpointe, a company that provides therapy to these affected by nervousness, melancholy and different psychological well being points, no matter anybody’s capacity to pay. To study extra about Centerpointe & the providers they provide, please go to their web site at: centerpointe.org
Should you’d wish to help the Stroll of Disgrace effort for Centerpointe with a donation, or see the official path to stroll alongside Jack at any level throughout his stroll, merely go to klin.com/walk.