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"Take a kid fishing" day to be held in Kennett


The Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium is holding their 14th annual "Take a Kid Fishing" event in Kennett.

The event is Saturday, August 18 from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by a lunch. It's located at Combs Lake in Kennett.

There will be prizes and free refreshments available. Music will be provided by live remote from KCRV radio. A safety presentation will be given by the Missouri Department of Conservation, and the Missouri National Guard will be on site.

There are a limited amount of fishing poles and T-shirts available. Adults are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles and equipment.

Children should be accompanied by a parent or other adult at all times.

Transportation will be provided at designated sites. Pick-up times and locations are as follows:

  • Scott County/Sikeston
    • 8 a.m.
    • Sikeston MBRC, Inc. Central Office 
    • 903 S. Kingshighway Suite A
  • New Madrid 
    • 8:15 a.m.
    • New Madrid Family Resource Center
    • 420 Virginia Ave
  • Pemiscot 
    • 8:30 a.m.
    • Caruthersville Career Center
    • 913 Hwy. 84 West
  • Mississippi County
    • 7:30 a.m.
    • Country Mart
    • I-55/Main
  • Dunklin County
    • 8:15 a.m.
    • Wal-Mart Supercenter
    • 1500 1st street

For more information on pick-up points or to RSVP call 573-471-9400 or visit www.mbrcinc.org.

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