Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs
The "Get Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs" fishing
derby has been an
annual event hosted by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department for
over 10 years now. The fishing derby was created to bring families
together to enjoy a positive day of fishing. The derby has always
FREE, but has only been that way because of the generosity of our
community members and local businesses.
At this year's event, there were over two hundred excited children who
spent the day fishing and nine of those lucky children received
trophies. The really exciting thing was that every child walked
with a prize. The look on these children's faces was so memorable
it made your heart melt. Everywhere you looked, children were
around with smiles grinning ear to ear. You also can't imagine the
pride they felt, holding a fish that they caught all by themselves.
was really AMAZING.
The first one hundred children that registered received a free Fishing
Derby t-shirt, water bottles, hot dogs and beverages to all the
registered children. A program of this size couldn't be
without the help from our local community members, businesses and civic
organizations. We would like to thank all of the businesses and
organizations that donated to this worthy cause.
2015 date coming soon!!!