HACS has been the Ontario Kayak Fishing series charity for the past several years. Previously there has been a one day tourney for the children coping with cancer. Two years ago the organization that had been running it decided to cease the event. As you can imagine, this was very disappointing for both the children and their families.
We did some scrambling last year to try and pick it up for them, but it was too late in the year to make it happen.
This year with the generous help of the Belwood Lake Conservation Area, we have put together enough resources to make it happen. We have use of the stocked pond rather than host it on the lake. I am also securing the Hampton Barn http://www.grandriver.ca/parks/hamptonbarn.htm as the host facility.
HACS is a foundation that thru donations from folks like yourself, enables children being treated for cancer, to have opportunities for them and their families to have fun and smile.
So, I am asking that any of you who have some time on Saturday May 10th to drop in and assist with making this a great event for the kids. The event will run from 9am-1pm.
It also happens to be the opener of pike season, so bring your yak and take a few casts in the lake.
More details to follow.
Thanks in advance for your help!
The overall Series title was captured by Paul Winkel for the second year in a row. Congrats Paul!!
Adam MacKay finished second, and Jeff Wall third.
Individual OKFS event winners are as follows:
Bay of Qunite - Jeremy Parker
Black Bear Camp - Tom Callary
South River - Stefan Jackson
Boat Lake - Paul Winkel
Kashaga Lodge - Doug Culver
To all participants and sponsors, thanks again for a great year!
Looking forward to 2014!!
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