Young Anglers Turn Out In Titusville For Event
By Space Coast Daily // April 23, 2012
Hooked for life
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA –The First annual Space Coast Fishing for a Cure event was held at Sand Point Park in Titusville on Sunday.
Kids from all over the Brevard came out to support cancer research while learning about the the fundamentals of fishing and the importance of nature conservation.
Space Coast Chapter of “Kids Fishing for A Cure” is a non-profit organization which provides financial support to research hospitals/foundations dedicated to developing cures for cancer and childhood diseases.
Monies are raised through community- sponsored outdoor events designed for youth. Additionally, the group promotes personal growth and appreciation of nature through adult-mentored outdoor activities.
Front Deck Entertainment
The Derby hosted by Captain Troy, president of the Space Coast Chapter and James Smith, CEO of Front Deck Entertainment and the host of the Coastal Angler Saltwater Show. Smith came all the way from Canada to support this event.
The event was set up with a series of stations where before the tournament children and their family could take short workshops about safety, procedures, as well as baiting and casting a fishing rod.
All of the children who registered received a free rod and real to participate in the event.
This worthwhile event was a success and hosted by exceptional people who are giving back to both nature and our children.
The mission of Space Coast Chapter of KFFAC is to instill strong positive values in today’s youth which include:
• An appreciation of good health as a gift from God
• A desire to help those in need
• An understanding that participation in community events, such as outdoor sporting events, can provide service to those in need as well as foster relationships with others
For more information about how you can participate in upcoming events contact SC-KFFAC at SC-KFFAC.org