As of Friday 2/17/12 Adrian Peterson/Starkey Foundation officials cancelled this weekends scheduled Sunday, Feb 19th "BLIZZARD BLITZ" Ice Fishing Contest that was to be held on Lake Waconia.
Minnesota's unseasonably warm winter continued this week & is predicted to last for the foreseeable future. Contest officials made the last-minute decision due to above normal temperatures and diminishing ice conditions.
This winters unseasonable warmth has made ice & snow event planning difficult on most Minnesota Lakes. This contest is one of many unable to be held. Organizers regret having to forego this fun day on Lake Waconia to fund-raise for their important hearing mission!
Our family extends gratitude to Adrian Peterson and Starkey Hearing Foundation[s] for the extensive work and expense they, fellow business Lola's Lakehouse and many other generous sponsors, celebrities and volunteers have committed to try to make a 2nd Annual "BLIZZARD BLITZ" happen in Waconia! We also want to give special thanks to Fred W. Radde and Sons Auctioneers, as they made our preparation for this contest much easier.