Delray Jaycees to hold Gerretson fishing tourney

DELRAY BEACH — The Delray Beach Jaycees is sponsoring the Mark Gerretson Memorial 15th Annual Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 8. Held in memory of Delray Beach resident Mark Gerretson, the event benefits the Delray Citizens for Delray Police Holiday Toy Drive and Kids & Cops Program.

Boaters will depart from either the Boynton Beach inlet or the Boca Raton inlet at 6:30 a.m. Fish weigh-in will take place at Veterans Park, Atlantic Avenue and A1A, between 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.. Raffle drawings, delicious barbeque and an awards ceremony make for a fun and entertaining day.

Entry forms are available at Florida Native Bait & Tackle, 1824 N Federal Highway in Boynton Beach or by contacting Officer Jeff Messer at (561) 243-7841. Entry fees are as follows:

Make checks payable to the Delray Beach Jaycees and return the entry form and fee to Florida Native Bait & Tackle or mail to: Delray Beach Jaycees, 186 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

For more information, contact Jeff Messer at (561) 243-7841 or Jennifer Buce at (561) 243-7138.

Tournament Sponsors: Merrill Lynch (Presenting Sponsor), Printers Choice, Florida Native Bait & Tackle, Tandi Electric, Delray Beach Elks Lodge and the Palm Beach Post. Many other residents and local businesses support the event by donating money, services and raffle prizes.

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