Vero Kiwanis “Take a Kid Fishing Tournament”


The Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast announces its 28th annual “Take a Kid Fishing” Tournament on Saturday, May 11 for all children ages 5-12. Entry in the fishing contest is free. Rods and reels will be provided to those who do not have equipment of their own. Bait is provided for participant.

A parent or guardian must accompany all contestants because we are fishing with bait and real fishing hooks. All contestants must register at the welcome table between 8:15 – 8:45 AM. The Tournament begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 11:00. A free lunch and refreshments are provided after the tournament, then tournament winners will be announced.

Contestants may pre-register and drop off or pick up applications at the following places:

Vero’s Tackle & Sport Shop            Professional Outfitters    Man  O War Fishing Co

Front of Riverside Café                   1204 South US Hwy 1   2360 US 1

Phone – 772-234-9585                    Fax – 772-569-8870       Phone – 772-217-8809


Discount Tackle                               The Pipe Den                      King Pompano Bait &Tackle

4125 N Hwy 1                                  1426 20thSt                         1901 US Hwy 1

Phone – 772-778-9007                      Fax – 772-569-6874            Phone – 772-234-9300

For additional information call: Jim Wolfe at 772-298-1819 or Al Sammartino at 772-321-1412

The Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast was established in 1973. Its mission in our community is to help support children’s education, activities and charities. Besides scholarships, our club actively sponsors Key Clubs in Vero Beach High School, Indian River County Charter High School, and Sebastian River High School. We also conduct community service work days involving Key Clubbers, have sponsored the Annual Take A Kid Fishing Tournament since 1991 and Youth In Action since 1998.

Kiwanis is a 100-year old global service organization based in the US with clubs in 80 countries, all dedicated to improving the lives of children. Kiwanis has served Vero Beach and Indian River County since 1935. For more information on our activities, members and membership information, visit our website at or call Robi Robinson at (772) 460-0925.

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