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Posted on: August 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Join Branson Professional Firefighters at 9th Annual Benefit Trout Fishing Tournament August 26

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Public Invited to Participate in 9th Annual Trout Fishing Tournament to Benefit the Branson Professional Firefighter’s Rescue Fund Supporting Needs of Local Families


Branson, MO (August 10, 2017) – The Branson Fire Department invites the community to participate in the 9th Annual Branson Professional Firefighter’s “Guns & Hoses Trout Fishing Tournament” to benefit local families in need of financial assistance. The tournament will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm at Lilley’s Landing Resort & Marina on Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Missouri.

The annual trout fishing tournament benefits the needs of local families experiencing financial distress through the Branson Professional Firefighter’s rescue fund. This fund provides assistance through programs like “The Back Pack Program” – a local charity that sends food home with children after school who might otherwise go hungry.

The entry fee for each two-man team is $75 which includes lunch following the tournament, and a raffle ticket for each participant to be entered in the post-tournament raffle comprised of items donated by many Ozark Mountain area businesses. Thanks to the generosity of Lilleys’ Landing Resort & Marina, boat rentals are available at a 50% discount for participants. Winners of 1st-3rd places and Big Fish will be awarded a trophy and a Bass Pro Shops gift card. Additional raffle tickets are available for purchase following the tournament.

EVENT DETAILS

AUGUST 26, 2017 – 8:00AM-2:00PM - $75 per 2-person team

Lilley’s Landing Resort & Marina

367 River Lane, Branson, MO 65616

INFORMATION:  (417) 334-3680 or email Lilley@LilleysLanding.com

www.LilleysLanding.com 


Registration forms are available at Lilley’s Landing or online at: www.BransonMo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7338 and may be submitted via email to Lilley@LilleysLanding.com or in person at 367 River Lane, Branson, MO 65616.

Sponsors are also being sought for this year’s tournament and those wishing to support the event may learn more about the ways they can contribute to the event and raffle at: www.BransonMo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7339

Media inquiries related to this content may be directed to Jennifer Langford, Communications Manager, City of Branson at JLangford@BransonMO.gov or by calling 417.337.0017.  

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About the City of Branson, Missouri:  Located in Southwest Missouri, the City of Branson is committed to its citizens and to those who visit here, to ensure a safe and environmentally sound community. We will work as a team to maintain and promote the growth of our City, and to provide professional, courteous service to all through fair and open communication. We look to tomorrow, remembering yesterday, dedicated to excellence today.

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