Flagler County Sportfishing Club Donates $12,000 to Disabled American Veterans

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PALM COAST, Fla. - Aug. 8, 2019 - PRLog -- The Flagler Sportfishing Club is pleased to have donated $12,000 to the Disabled American Veterans Tuesday night at the club's August meeting. The meeting was held at the VFW post 8696 located at 47 Old Kings Rd, N. Palm Coast. The money raised was used to purchase another transportation vehicle to transport veterans to and from doctor visits and other destinations. This money is in addition to approximately $7,000 that the club donated last year to be used for the same purpose.

"Anytime we can give back to our veterans, it's a great day," said Club President Captain Chuck Gleichman. "The money donated was raised through our 23rd Annual Spring Classic Fishing Tournament," Chuck added. The SUV vans were purchased at cost and now the group has a total of three vans that are stored at the VFW.

The club has approximately 340 members with about 1/3 of them whom are veterans.

There were 90 boats and one kayak that entered the tournament this year. It was led by co-directors Dana Syens and Rita Waddell and had 128 participants, up from 110 last year.

For more information about the club, visit them online at www.flaglersportfishing.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/flaglerflorida/.

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About Flagler Sportfishing Club

Flagler Sportfishing Club is one of the largest fishing clubs in North Florida with over 500 member families actively participating in club events. The club represents members from six counties in and around Flagler County. The club supports inshore, near shore, offshore, kayak, pier/bridge and surf fishing, with the help of our many local sponsors, through both education and tournaments for all family members. The Club hosts 11 Free Club Tournaments throughout the year and one Public Annual Charity Tournament, with two Kids clinics and two new members' clinics yearly. FSC is about fishing and learning as a beginner or learning advanced techniques to accomplish the great sport of fishing.

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