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Get Kids Hooked on Fishing

Sunday, July 30th
9am – 2pm

Turtlehead Lake
13600 Harlem Ave
Orland Park, Illinois 60462


Father and Son Fishing at Lake

Join us on July 30th at Turtlehead Lake where we will be teaching kids the basics of the fishing and that fishing can be FUN! Fishing is a great outdoor sport for the whole family. This sport is a great avenue to teach things like patience, determination and a sense of accomplishment when they succeed. Our goal with this event is to help educate children and their parents on the proper ways to successfully fish and also instill the ethics and morals that go hand in hand.

Plenty of avid fisherman will be on hand to teach kids and parents how to properly use fishing gear, tie hooks, bait hooks, safely remove fish and educate them on the rules and regulations.

There will be food trucks, grills and catering for a small fee. Event will also include face-painting, balloon artists and a bounce house compliments of Ivy League Kids.

Father and Son Fishing at Lake

Register: $10 suggest donation

All event proceeds will be donated to Kids Fit Foundation and St. Baldrick’s for childhood cancer research. No donation is too small!

This event is to be a fun, relaxing and educational day for the kids and also a great opportunity for parents and kids to meet fellow fishing enthusiasts for future fishing outings.

Kevin Miller, event host and avid fisherman, is excited to bring his knowledge and passion in the sport to the local community. He has been told from parents that children lose interest when fishing because they aren’t catching anything or they don’t know the proper techniques. Kevin is excited to extend his resources and training with the parents and kids to show them how to properly fish and all the aspects surrounding it.

If you have fishing poles, please bring them. We will provide basic tackle of bait, hooks, bobs and weights. Additional parking available with party bus for transport.

Total Raised So Far: $1,955

60% Complete (success)

A big thanks to our donors:

$ Donor Message
100 Michael Riley
100 Robert Corso
100 Georgia Les
100 Alec Bettehausen
100 Danny Keane
100 Joan Miller Proud of my boy
100 Jeremy Lafrano
50 Kate Kipp
50 Katy & Rick¾ Skrobin
50 Nick Walleck
50 Kelly Austin
50 Daniel Unolt
50 Lauren Ritter HoneyCuts
50 Lisa Kane This event is going to be awesome!!!
50 Dan Dalzell
50 Carl Pycz
50 Allison Kucharski
50 Shane Plewa
50 Dave Blazek
40 Adam Gabrys
25 Tim Newsome Best of luck
25 Daniel Braband Nice work K Mill
25 Adam Gabrys
25 Rick Porcaro
20 Brooke Miller
20 Jose Pizano Go Kevin!
20 Brian Ward Give a kid fish and feed him for a day. Teach a kid to fish and feed him for life!
20 Marwan Atiq Kevin is a Great man
20 Alexandria Maxwell
10 Curt CepicanÊ
10 Alberto Gomez FUN FUN FUN!
10 Jennifer Tiess

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