Sunday, January 15, 2012

Adrian Peterson/Starkey NEW Date for Waconia Ice Fishing Contest Fundraiser set for Sunday, 2-19-12

Good News! The Adrian Peterson/Starkey Foundation Ice Fishing Contest and fundraiser has scheduled a NEW date for the 2nd Annual Event on Lake Waconia! Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 19th!

"With the success of last year's event, and the demand and excitement we received for this year, we regret postponement of the event" said Brady Forseth. "However, we look forward to hosting a successful event next month to raise much-needed awareness and funds for the Starkey Hearing Foundation and All Day Foundation".

Sunday, Feb 19th will replace the original January event date due to warm weather temps, near the original date. Organizers recognized possible ice limitations, and felt it best to reschedule to present a full, safe day of fun in February!

Go to starkeyhearingfoundation.org to register and get updates on this exciting event! Here's a sample of the days activities.

Guests will gather for a fun-filled day of family and children's activities. Included are: free rod and reel building,; ice safety and fish identification,ice fishing Olympics; high-tech fishing gadget tutorials as well as a STAR-Studded Ice Fishing Contest. Fishing entrants will be eligible to win not only Fishing Prizes, but drawings will be called throughout the event for prizes donated by Sponsors.

Plan on bringing cash to buy tickets to pick up delicious food and beverages sold & all proceed donated on the ice that day!

All proceeds will be used to help children around the world receive the "gift of hearing". This year, the event benefits several LOCAL Waconia-area children. They are scheduled to receive free fitting for custom-made hearing devices, with Adrian Peterson present to help fit them, at the Eden Prairie Starkey Hearing Center in Eden Prairie!

IN TOWNE MARINA is providing the Contest WEIGH-IN station and will be on the ice to greet you. Stop at our BAIT Shop before going out for last minute needs & information.

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