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Fishing for Futures Tournament

Fishing for Futures

The call for ‘lines in’ will soon be heard by fishing teams throughout the area in support of the 2nd Annual Fishing for Futures tournament.  This unique tournament benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County.  Club members, many who have never fished before, will be selected to spend the day on the Lady Chris Deep Sea Fishing.

In addition, the Manatee Center in Ft. Pierce is hosting a variety of free children activities including tours, face painting, K-9 demonstration, Bubbles the Clown, Fire truck, give-aways and more.

The one-day tournament features both inshore and offshore fishing with $12,000 in cash prizes.  The captain’s party will be held Friday, August 30 at the Fairwinds Golf Course.   Boats captains will be given the rules, a list of the day’s activities and a ‘goody’ bucket.

“We would like to THANK all of our sponsors who are supporting this great event,” stated Will Armstead, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County.  “The list includes title sponsor, the Law Office of Villafranco & Garcia, host partners TRM Construction Management and DLF Media, Southern Eagle Distributing, Bonner Bar, Garber Buick, Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson, UBU Brands, Conchy Joe’s Seafood, Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House, Summit Risk Advisors, Commuter Cars, Walmart, Dibartolomeo/McBee/Hartly and Barnes, PA, Manatee Center, St. Lucie County Sheriff and St. Lucie Fire District.”

Fishing teams, sponsors, vendors and the community are encouraged to support the tournament.  “We serve over 8,000 children in our community and we couldn’t do it without the financial support from our events,” added Armstead.  

To enter your boat in the offshore or inshore fishing tournament, join us as a sponsor or to sign up as a vendor, please contact Dawn Knupp at (772) 460-9918 x 107 or  

About the Boys & Girls Clubs:

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing youth with a world class Boys & Girls Club experience, assuring that success is within reach for every young person who walks through our doors, and that every Club member graduates from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship and living healthy lifestyles. The Club enables all young people, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

With 20 locations throughout the county, Boys & Girls Clubs programs serve a diverse group of kids from grades K-12. We have 4,200 members and serve 15,000 youth through community outreach. Be part of something wonderful and take a tour of an area club by calling (772) 460-9918 or visiting or at



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