Celebrating a Fun Day of Fishing for Children with Special Needs [Event Recap]

Celebrating a Fun Day of Fishing for Children with Special Needs [Event Recap]

I checked my watch. 6:19 am. Mike hammered away at a rusty hitch pin lock on my truck, surely giving the whole neighborhood a Saturday wake-up call they weren't expecting. 

Mike and hammer versus the hitch. This wasn't going to end well. We had a trailer full of tables and chairs and a whole venue to set up for the C.A.S.T. for Kids event we were hosting that day. We were already behind schedule by almost half an hour and the day hadn't even begun.

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HELP BRING “C.A.S.T. FOR KIDS” TO FLORIDA

HELP BRING “C.A.S.T. FOR KIDS” TO FLORIDA

These words hit me almost with a pang of guilt. Two things I enjoy most in this world, boating and fishing, and so easily take for granted.

Jeff Barnes, the Eastern Regional Director of C.A.S.T. for Kids, was giving us a rundown on the history of the non-profit charity. Just the night before, what started as a heart-to-heart led Mike and I down a path that we had both been pulled toward for quite a while and hadn’t yet realized.

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