Trout Derby raises money for OK Kids Day PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 11:37

ABOVE: Three youngsters take time from fishing to have their picture taken Saturday under blue skies at Meade Lake State Park.

LEFT: Kylin Rudzik of Meade, with her catch after weigh-in. The Trout Derby Saturday was put on by Kansas Dept. of Wildlife Parks & Tourism and Friends of Meade State Park in order to raise funds for OK Kid’s Day, which will be later in May. Park Ranger Matthew Trujillo said the event raised more than $1,600 from sales of bait, breakfast burritos and hot dogs, as well as the state selling numerous park permits. “On behalf of the OK Kids committee, we would like to thank everyone that participated in the trout derby and helping make it a success.  We were able raise a lot of money that will help provide a wonderful day for the kids. OK Kids Day is May 10th,” Trujillo said.

 
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