Rain Doesn’t Keep the Fisherman Away
Special to the Journal
(ALBANY, GA) -The annual Easter Seals Bass Team Tournament was held on March 31, 2012 on Lake Eufaula, Alabama, at Lake Point Resort State Park. Despite the rainy weather, the tournament continued its success this year. For the past 36 years, members of the Albany Bass Club along with MillerCoors have worked with Easter Seals Southern Georgia to bring hope and assistance to children and adults with disabilities through the annual Easter Seals Team Bass Tournament. This year, the Easter Seals Team Bass Tournament was sponsored by Plantation Parkway Assembly of God, MillerCoors, and the Albany Bass Club.
Placing first in the tournament was James Grogan and William Futch with 5 fish weighing in at a total of 24.42 pounds. Second place was awarded to Clint Meeks and Al Cleghorn, followed by Joe and Joseph Buchanan in third place. The top 21 competitors all received cash prizes.
“The tournament was a huge success despite the rainy weather, the fisherman still had a great time and enjoyed fishing for a wonderful cause and organization” says Rosalyn Kirk, Development Coordinator at Easter Seals Southern Georgia.
Easter Seals Southern Georgia creates solutions that change the lives of children, adults and families with disabilities or special needs by offering a variety of programs and services that enable individuals to lead lives of equality, dignity and independence. For more information visit us online at www.southerngeorgia.easterseals.com or call us (229) 439-7061.
1st place winner, William Futch, Development Coordinator Rosalyn Kirk of Easter Seals Southern Georgia, other 1st place winner, James Grogan, Tournament Director Terry Bundies.