Friday, 21 August 2009 10:15
A total of 122 children attended the derby on a beautiful day. The snappers where plentiful, with over 220 fish caught.
“A special thank you to the enthusiastic volunteers from the Glen Cove Angler’s Club and the Matinecock Rod and Gun Club in addition to Chairman Tom Manzione and the Glen Cove Anglers Club for organizing this annual event,” said a spokesperson. “Thank You to the 24 sponsors who so generously contributed toward the prizes, food and T-shirts. Thank you to Diane from Duffy’s Bait and Tackle for donating the bait and extra prizes as well as John from Glen Cove Sports Shop for donating the chum. We would also like to thank Mike Pascucci from Glen Cove Beer and Soda, and the mayor’s office and Darcy from the Glen Cove Dept. of Parks & Recreation.”
Sponsors: Glen Cove Dept Of Recreation, Downtown Café, Glen Cove Anglers Club, Glen Plaza Mason Supply, Duffys Bait And Tackle, Valley Sports & Trophy, Matinecock Rod & Gun Club, Glen Cove Republican Club, Glen Cove Democratic Club, Richard Klenkel C.P.A., Elite Coach Works, Glen Cove Sports Shop, Nick Dileo Insurance, Stash & Trent Midura, Grantalia Marble & Tile, Manzione Dentistry, Joseph Basile & Son Electric, All Weather Gutters & Leaders, Glen Cove Beer & Soda, August Thomsen Corp, Tim Binder Mobile Marine Service, Harbor Marine Service, Glen Cove PBA, Friends of Ralph Suozzi.
Results - Glen Cove Mayor’s Snapper Derby – 2009
First Place - Tristan Nolan
Second Place - Gianna Groe
Third place - Sal Groe Jr.
First place - George Cucitro
Second Place - Brian Nolan
Third Place - Billy Neice
Best Angler - Nick Telese