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News in Salem

Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018

Fishing Rodeo Set to Start on April 21

The City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department is all set to host the 67th annual Ernest “Pig” Robertson Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring Park on the following dates:

Children Ages 3-8                               Saturday, April 21                  9 a.m. - Noon                       

Children Ages 9-12                             Saturday, April 28                  9 a.m. - Noon

(No Rain Dates for These Two Events)

Special Needs Children Day               Monday, April 23                   10 a.m. - Noon           

Nursing Home Patients Day              Wednesday, April 25             10 a.m. - Noon

(Special Needs Rain Date is April 24 – Nursing Home Rain Date is April 26)         

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department presents this free event and pre-registration is not required. The Salem Kiwanis Club, Scooter Darnell with Re/Max-Real Estate One, the Salem Red Sox, Frito Lay and P.A. Short Distributing are sponsoring this year’s rodeo.  Many businesses in the community also have donated prizes and money to help make this event such a success in past years. The top angler will receive a trophy and prizes will be awarded throughout each day.

For additional information, call the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375-3075

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