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      Screaming Reels And Family                                                                          purchase additional awards dinner tickets for only $25 each.
                                                                                                          $7,500 in total cash prizes for first, second and third will be
      Fun! ARC Of Martin County                                                                           awarded to the teams with the heaviest of each species, as
      Invites Anglers To Seventh                                                                          well as a cash prize for top junior angler, and top lady angler.
                                                                                                             Well  supported  by  many  area  businesses,  even

      Annual KDW Fishing                                                                                  nonparticipants are encouraged to check out the silent auction
                                                                                                          and raffle opportunities. Online bidding makes it easy to shop
      Tournament                                                                                          from the comfort of home!
                                                                                                             The ARC of Martin County, (Advocates for the Rights
         Anglers of all ages are invited to fish the ARC of Martin                                        of the Challenged) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization
      County  Seventh Annual ARC  KDW  Offshore  Fishing                                                  dedicated to empowering children and adults with I/DD
      Tournament on Saturday, June 19 in Port Salerno, Fla. This                                          through residential, vocational, educational, behavioral, and
      will be a perfect celebration for Father’s Day weekend                                              other healthcare services. “Our goal,”  said ARC President
      while benefiting children and adults with intellectual and                                          and CEO Keith Muniz, “is to provide support, assistance and
      developmental disabilities.                       a proud sponsor of this year’s tournament, Pirate’s Cove   training that will enhance the abilities for children and adults
         Fresh air, the outdoors, fishing, and fun are the main  Resort & Marina is offering a discounted room rate of only   with disabilities to thrive each day and achieve their fullest
      ingredients this year as you join the ARC of Martin County  $79 per night to registered participants if booked between   potential.”
      in celebration of their Seventh Annual ARC KDW Fishing  May 1 and June 1 (taxes/fees not included). No boat? No      “Without the support from our many partners, such as
      Tournament in support of over 400 children and adults with  problem! Limited fishing spots will be available on Safari   Publix Super Markets, PepsiCo-Frito Lay, Boars Head, U.S.
      intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) across the  1 Deep Sea Fishing for only $100 per angler that includes   Sugar, H.E. Hill Foundation, and many other area businesses,
      Treasure Coast. In addition to kingfish, dolphin and wahoo,  rod, reel, bait, tackle and one dinner ticket for the awards   we would not be able to provide many of the supports that we
      newly added categories of grouper and snapper ensure  ceremony.                                     currently do that empower individuals with I/DD challenges
      diversity for anglers of all types! A captain’s meeting on     Team entry fees are $200 if registered by June 4, or   to achieve their full potential,” Muniz said.
      Friday evening, June 18, will kick off the one-day tournament  $250 after that date, which includes a bucket full of goodies      For more information contact Tish Gelineau at the ARC
      on Saturday, June 19, with all activities based out of Pirate’s  per team and four tickets to a gourmet barbeque dinner at   of Martin County, 2001 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart, Fla., at
      Cove Resort & Marina, in Port Salerno, Fla.       Saturday evening’s awards ceremony. Additional anglers can   (772) 283-2525 or or visit www.arcmc.
         Make it a vacation and stay awhile! In addition to being  join in the fun for $50 each and family/friends are welcome to   org/events.

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