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TAVF EVENT: Illinois

A Day of Giving Back

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"Ed Paprocki" Fox Lake Event - 2017

Illinois

Take A Vet Fishing | ILLINOIS

"Ed Paprocki" Fox Lake Event - 2017

May 21 st

2017

Event Schedule

6:00am - 7:00am

Registration/Check In

7:00am - 11:00am

Fishing

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Flag Presentation - National Anthem

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Honor Ceremony for Veterans

3:00pm

Conclusion

Details:

WELCOME to the "Ed Paprocki" 2017 Illinois Take a Vet Fishing Event!

AN ILLINOIS FISHING LICENSE IS NEEDED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS!

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN FISHING LICENSE!

Boats can launch ANYWHERE on the Fox Chain of Lakes, or they can use the Thirsty Turtle boat launch (Single stall) at NO CHARGE!

Thirsty Turtle Marina and Brew & View Pub
42273 N Woodbine Ave.

Antioch, IL. 60002

(847) 833-5571

(www.turtlebeachmarina.net)

Registration/Check In starts at 6:00am for BOTH Veterans and Guides at The Thirsty Turtle Marina

Fishing Time is 7:00am – 11:00am

A one day Fox Chain Waterway sticker will be provided to any boat captain that needs one!

Veterans Memorial Party will start at 12:00 noon at The Thirsty Turtle Marina and Bar

Honor ceremony will begin at 12:00pm with a flag ceremony and the singing of our national anthem honoring all of our active and retired US Military Veterans. 

Food will be served starting at 12:30pm. All families of participating military personnel are welcome to join the Veterans honor party starting at 12:00 noon. Each guest MUST be registered through the Take a Vet Fishing website at www.TakeaVetFishing.org 

A veteran recognition tribute will immediately follow lunch at 1:30pm. Each Veteran who participates in the event will be recognized with gifts, and one Veteran will receive a trip to Canada. 

If you would like to volunteer your time to help with this great event, please click on “event sign up - then VOLUNTEER”.

Hotel information for this event:

ALL HOTEL ROOMS MUST BE ORDERED BY APRIL 20TH 2017. IF YOU DO NOT ORDER A HOTEL ROOM BY APRIL 20th, TAKE A VET FISHING WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PAY FOR YOUR ROOM.
We MUST release our block of rooms back to the hotel on April 20th. After this date, TAVF WILL NOT be paying for any additional rooms.

Hotel
Comfort Inn and Suites

6080 Gurnee Mills Cir. E. 
Gurnee, IL.  60031