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News Release: 6/2/2022

 
For Immediate Release: June 2, 2022
 
Contact: Tish Gelineau, (772) 283-2525, tgelineau@arcmc.org
 
ANGLERS INVITED TO FALL HOOK, LINE, AND SINKER FOR THE
 8TH ANNUAL ARC/KDW FISHING TOURNAMENT PRESENTED BY
ARC OF MARTIN AND ST. LUCIE COUNTIES
Stuart, FL. - Anglers of all ages are invited to fish the ARC’S 8th Annual KDW Offshore Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 18th at Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina in Stuart. Fun in the sun and on the water in support of more than 600 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Try your hand at reeling in Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Grouper, and Snapper. Whatever floats your boat!
 
Registration team entry fees are $250, which includes a Captain and 3 anglers. We’ll lure you in with a bucket full of goodies and four tickets to a gourmet BBQ dinner Saturday evening at the awards ceremony. Additional anglers can join in the fun for $50 each and family/friends are welcome to purchase additional Awards Dinner tickets for only $25 each. 

If you want to play and stay, event sponsor Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina is offering a discounted room rate of $129 per night to registered participants if booked by June 10 (taxes/fees not included). No boat? No problem! Limited fishing spots will be available on Safari 1 Deep Sea Fishing for only $100 per angler including rod, reel, bait, tackle, and 1 dinner ticket for the Awards Ceremony.

Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place totaling $8,000 will be awarded to the teams with the heaviest of each species, as well as a cash prize for top Junior Angler, and top Lady Angler. And you’ll want to cast a bid for the silent auction items or reel in a raffle ticket for special prizes. Anyone can shop the auction, even online from home.

Events like this are thanks to our partners including Publix Super Markets, PepsiCo-Frito Lay, Boars Head, US Sugar, and H.E. Hill Foundation. For more information visit www.arcmc.org/events.
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About ARC of Martin and St. Lucie Counties: The ARC, (Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged) is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering children and adults with I/DD through residential, vocational, educational, behavioral, and other healthcare services.  ARC provides support, assistance and training that enhances the abilities for children and adults with disabilities to thrive each day and achieve their fullest potential.