The Hickory TU Chapter is planning an expansion of theKid’s Day event from last year to make it a family event. The program is scheduled June 9th from 10 to 2 at Glenn C. Hilton Jr. Memorial Park in Hickory and will be called the Fly Fishing Festival. This hopefully will become a large event.
There are about 250 chapter members out there and to accomplish their goal need the support of membership to pull it off. The program includes the following activities:
Trout in the Classroom
The chapter needs the following to help support these events. ary Hogue will teach fly casting, but needs assistants to help coach. They aslo need one more volunteer to demonstrate fly tying and need volunteers to help with food preparation as well as other general support. Additional needs include canopies and tables for the activities. If you are able to help out with the event, please send anemail to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will get your name to the appropriate activity chairman.
The chapter is also looking for sponsors for the event and door prize donations. Sponsorship for the event is $100 and will get your name published on Tshirts, posters, and activity signage. If you would like to be a sponsor for the event or have door prizes you would like to donate, please contact President Zan Thompson at email@example.com or
May 25 through 27 is the dates for the Cherokee Memorial Day Trout Tournament, a three-da gala with $10,000 in prizes. This popular event has become something of a traditional event on th holiday weekend on tribal waters.
It is an opportunity to fly-fish for tagged trout tournamentson some of the best waters in the United States. The 30 miles of streams on the Cherokee Indian Reservation offer both food and fun for serious and amateur anglers. Their mission is to remember and respect ancient traditions while providing the most enjoyable fishing experience we can.
Register on-line at www.fishcherokee.com