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Yomechas Federation Fishing Derby!

 Date:
Saturday, August 27th, 2016
 Time:
9:00 AM - 1:00PM
 Where:
Barth Pond, 55th Street & Grand, Downers Grove
 Who:
All are welcome – Yomechas members, family & friends 

Bring your family and friends to this event.  We’ll have fun for the kids, hotdogs, snacks and refreshments for everyone!  All you need is your rod, reel and luckiest bait (don’t worry if you’re a novice – there will be people who can help with hooks, bobbers and sinkers).

Important note:  For those 16 and over who want to fish, you must purchase a fishing license!  You can get one at Wal-Mart, K-Mart, The Sports Authority or online at http://www.dnr.state.il.us/.

New this year: FISHING DERBY PHOTO CONTEST! Submit your best photographs from the event (limit 5), with accompanying captions, to be displayed in our online gallery at Yomechas.org and/or the Yomechas Facebook page, and be entered for your chance to win a Grand Prize and 1st, 2nd or 3rd place overall (to be announced). Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, originality, and how well they capture the theme of the event and the spirit of Yomechas. Please submit all entries via email to Assistant Federation Scout, Jack Carson, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you for your participation, best of luck, and have fun! Don't forget to 'Friend’ Yomechas on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YomechasFederation

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: There are two parking facilities within the park conveniently located on the east and west ends, just off 55th Street.

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