Fishing tournament taking place this weekend
The Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation will hold its 37th Annual Blue Water Open Dolphin Mania Charity Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 18, at 6:30 am. The fish weigh-in takes place by 4:30 p.m. at Fort Pierce City Marina where awards will be presented at 5 p.m. The Treasure Coast-wide dolphin-only event is one of the area's oldest tournaments. First prize for the largest dolphin weighed in is $5,000, second prize is $2,000, and third prize is $1,000. Five "Bounty Booty Winners" will receive $400 each. The mandatory Captains' Meeting will be held Friday, May 17, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Marina's bleachers. The weather date is Sunday, May 19.
The City of Fort Pierce's Public Works Department is hosting the Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Great American Clean-up on May 18. The event will begin at the Fort Pierce Public Works Compound at 52 Savannah Road in Fort Pierce from 8 a.m.-noon.
Volunteers are welcome and transportation will be provided to and from the designated clean-up sites. Goody bags, T-shirts, and safety equipment will be available for volunteers as well as a continental breakfast and barbeque lunch. This event is approved for school community service hours.
Last year, more than 200 volunteers of all ages participated and cleaned up an amazing 14 tons of litter from our streets. This year they plan on exceeding those numbers. For more information, call (772) 467-3799 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.