Event offers fishing opportunity for special needs children

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Annual activity takes place in Chesapeake on June 3

CHESAPEAKE — An event set for Saturday, June 3 offers a chance for children with special needs and their families to enjoy a day of fishing and fun.

George McCalvin, of Special Needs Youth Sportsman, said the group will host a fishing outing at a private farm in Chesapeake.

“It’s a free day of fishing and we’ll be serving breakfast and lunch,” he said of the annual effort. “All they need to do is show up.”

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The event is set to begin at 8 a.m. McCalvin said those wishing to participate are asked to meet up at Tractor Supply in South Point at 7 a.m. to follow the caravan of vehicles to the location.

For those who can’t make the meet-up time, he said signs will be posted along the route to direct traffic.

For more information, contact McCalvin at 740-646-6590.