Wildwood Crest Hosts ‘Fish for Life’ Sport Fishing Event on Saturday June 19 | Wild forest


Wildwood Crest will host Fish for Life on Saturday, June 19 at 9 a.m. at Starlight Fleet, 6200 Par Blvd., Wildwood Crest. The event will bring together 30 children with special needs, 30 chaperones and 40 volunteers aboard the 100-foot sport fishing boat Atlantic Star to enjoy a day of fishing.

An opening ceremony will begin at 9:30 am with guest speakers to honor guests with special needs. Speakers include Don Cabrera, Mayor of Wildwood Crest; John Lynch, founder of Lunch with Lynch Foundation; Kyle Pacek, Disney actor; Jordan Chantel, member of the board of directors of Fish for Life; and Dave Schunke, producer of Fish Mavericks.

After the opening ceremony, all speakers and volunteers will say a prayer, followed by the singing of the national anthem. Then the red carpet will be rolled out for individually introduce the guests of honor and their companions.

Fishing crews will be organized and once everyone is on board the charter will depart to the sound of the Pirates of the Caribbean theme song, followed by a pump boat escort provided by Deputy Chief Dom McClain of the Service Department. North Wildwood Fire. A marine biologist and seasoned fishermen will be on board to help the children catch fish.

For more information on Fish for Life, visit fishforlife.org. For more information on the Borough of Wildwood Crest, visit WildwoodCrest.org.


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