Grateful for support
To the Editor: On behalf of the City of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Department and local fishing-angler Sam McCollum, we would like to thank the contributors to the 13th annual “Hooked on Fishing” event.
It was a wonderful day with 506 registered participants along with their families and friends, and the many volunteers. Congratulations to the tournament and raffle winners.
A sincere “Thank You” goes out to: Jane McCollum, who works tiredously to ensure the success of the event. Thank you for all the late nights spent organizing, planning, and preparing for Hooked On Fishing. Each year, you give so much time and energy, we cannot say “thank you” enough. To our sponsors, A & J Lawn Care & Landscape, Bass Champs, Brookshire’s Food Stores, C. L “Buster” Brown, Candy Cane Corner Day Care, Katherine C. Carmody Trust –Bank of America, Chuck's Paint & Body Shop, Citizen’s National Bank, Clear Signal Radio, Collin Street Bakery, Comal Tackle, Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, Community Water Co., Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana Bedding Inc., Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana Emergency Corp, Corsicana Fire Department, Corsicana Glass & Mirror Company, Corsicana Police Department, Corsicana Monday Rotary Club , Crème Lures, Custom T’s & Sporting Goods, Donica Construction & Development LLC, Dr. Pepper Bottling Co., Mr. Frank Dunn, Mr. Frank Hull, Upland Bird Country, J. Tom Eady Charitable Trust–Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, Rena Fleming Foundation for Youth-Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, Gander Mountain, Perry D. Graham Charitable Trust-Bank of America, Brad Haynie & Family, H-E-B Food Stores, I-45 Sales, KAND 1340 AM, Karlik Catch & Release, Kohl’s Associates in Action, Lewis Palos, McKee Lumber, Mrs. Baird's Bread Co/Bimbo Bakeries USA, Navarro County Abstract Co., Navarro Regional Hospital, Oak Cove Marina, Oil City Ironworks, Ole Foods #502, P & S Pharmacy, Vince Palasota, Prater Builders, Preferred Repair & Diagnostics, Russell Stover Candies, Sardis Tire & Wheel, Sign Pros, Solar Turbines, T & Company Gift Shop, Texas Engine & Transmissions, Wal*Mart Super Center, Ward Insurance & Financial Services, Watkins Construction Co. LLC, Winters Oil Partners LP, Wooded Acres Campground, Robert York PC, Robert and Gretchen Young, and all the organized volunteers that assisted with registration, grilling and concession items, weigh-ins and the bait and tackle booth.
Because of caring sponsors and the many enthusiastic volunteers, the 13th Annual Hooked On Fishing Event was another huge success. Again, thank you for supporting the City of Corsicana’s summer programs.
Sharla Allen, Parks Director
Sam McCollum, Tournament Director