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“(It is a) stunning day, you would possibly as nicely take pleasure in it a bit,” Hernandez stated.

A household has been approaching events like these for the previous few years. Crystal Givens introduced her youngsters on Saturday, the youngest of whom was fishing for the primary time.

Givens, a resident of Columbus, stated her youngsters like to fish. There have been different occasions like this, with completely different organizations, wherein she has participated.






An animal swims within the water previous Kim and Blake Wilgocki on Saturday at Pawnee Park. The Wilgockis have been there as a part of the Bikers and Bobbers Youngsters fishing occasion, which the Keepers of the Youngsters organized to benefit from the youngsters.


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“I simply assume it is an incredible trigger that they are supporting,” Givens stated. “It is an opportunity for all the children to exit with out ensuring we purchase poles for everybody.”

It was a household affair for her. Her mother and father have been there and watched their grandchildren fish.






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Anthony Valdez and his son, Colton, fish at Pawnee Park on Saturday. The 2 have been at a Bikers and Bobbers Youngsters fishing occasion, held to benefit from the youngsters.


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Earlier than lunch, one other child caught a fish – Colton Valdez, 3. His father, Anthony, sat subsequent to him earlier whereas he was fishing. Colton held up the fish, smiling in his Spiderman shirt.

“We stand behind bikers in opposition to youngster abuse,” stated her mom, Ashley Wentling. “And it is a good weekend to return fishing.”

Babysitters are “actually good” at what they do, she added.

“They’re doing nice issues for the neighborhood,” Wentling stated.

Because the 12 months continues, the nonprofit is planning extra occasions. This features a huge fundraiser in July and the second annual auto present in August.


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