Today marks an unlikely anniversary here at MOM Radio. It was Friday, March 24th, 2000 that the first Lake Jump was conducted. According to the Ludington Daily News, on that day about 15 listeners joined in the festivities while about a 100 cheered them on. The actual occasion with a birthday celebration for the morning DJ "The Dutchman" that was orchestrated by Josh Aspen. Also pictured was our afternoon DJ, Danny V. At the time, WMOM had been on the air for less than 6 months. Over the 15 years since the first event, it's become a big part of Ludington. Nearly $400,000 has been raised for area organizations. Beneficiaries have included: Sandcastles Childrens Museum, The Ludington Library, The Ludington Skateboard Plaza, and COVE. This year the new Maritime Museum with get the proceeds. 2015 has been much colder than 2000. The Lake Jump is now scheduled for April 11th.