Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00
Glen Cove’s youngest fishermen and women: the Mayor’s Snapper Derby is this Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Pryibil Beach Pier.
Mayor Ralph V. Suozzi invites children ages 6- to 16-years-old to bring their own rod and reel along with their love of fishing and meet him at the Pryibil Beach Pier. Registration at the pier will be held only between 8:15 and 9:30 a.m. Fishing begins 8:30 a.m. and continues until 11:30 a.m. The derby has a Junior Division for children ages 6- to 10-years-old and the Senior Division is for children ages 11- to 16-years-old.
Be sure to stay for the presentation of first, second, and third place trophies to participants in each division, as well as the “Best Angler.” Winners must be present to claim their prize. Each child will receive a Glen Cove Mayor’s Snapper Derby T-shirt, hot dog, soda and a raffle ticket for prizes.
This event is held rain or shine and is only open to Glen Cove residents.
Special thanks go from the city to the derby sponsors: Glen Cove Department of Parks & Recreation; Duffy’s Bait & Tackle; Matinecock Rod & Gun Club; Manzione Dentistry; Glen Cove Democratic Committee; Elite Coach Works; Glen Cove Beer & Soda; Joseph Basile & Son Electric; Glen Cove Sport Shop; All Weather Gutter & Leader Systems; Glen Plaza Mason Supply, Inc.; Stash & Trent Midura; Valley Sports & Trophy; Tim Binder Mobile Marine Service; Richard Klenkel C.P.A.; Downtown Café; Glen Cove Anglers Club; Nick DiLeo Insurance; August Thomsen Corp; Glen Cove PBA; Harbor Marine Service; Friends of Ralph Suozzi.
For more information, contact Dr. Tom Manzione at 671-1745.