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Kiwanis, MVHS Key Club and other Local Volunteers helped make IB Kiwanis/Port of SD Kids Fishing Derby a Big Success!

Aug 25, 2015 05:31PM ● By Paul Spear

The IB Kiwanis/Port of San Diego Fishing Derby Big Success can be contributed to all the Volunteers who pitched in to help or donated Prizes. With volunteers from Imperial Beach South Bay Kiwanis & about 20 MVHS Key Club Members, Ily Alfred’s painting, the IB Posse doing one of their famous sandcastles for the event, The IB Lifeguards, WILDCOAST and Twisted Kettle Corn with all having a booth with the IB Girl Scout Troop 5912 volunteering with WILDCOAST and other local individuals and groups, who donated time or prizes they donated all helped make it a Big Success!  

A big "Thank you" goes out to the Port of San Diego. Their contribution to the Event is greatly appreciated. Their support of the Imperial Beach South Bay Kiwanis and the Kids Fishing Derby is greatly appreciated!

Also a “Shout Out” for making the event such a big success has to go out to Kiwanis IB Sha-Ron, the Event Manager and Organizer who spent so much of her time working on planning this event and getting it all to come together and run so well! I was told by Kiwanis Matt Pohl that in the old days they used to get a dozen kids and this year’s event had well over 100 kids. Great Job Sha-Ron!

Gifts, Prizes and awards were donated by:

  • ·         Beach Side - gift certificate or coupons for the raffle.
  • ·         Twisted Kettle Corn - Kids with a wristband who are registered for the event will             get free bag of popcorn! 
  • ·         Boys & Girls Club donated -one year memberships to the club for the derby!.
  • ·         Wildcoast will be joining us to educate us about our ocean!
  • ·         Our Imperial Beach Lifeguards will be joining us to educate about Water
  • ·         Boca Rio Ink - donated shirts for volunteers and some for raffle.
  • ·         Market to Market – bait, ice and orher items
  • · - 2 spoonerboards
  • ·         Pier Pressure Wear- Donated 10 youth hats.
  •           Ruth Clingan- 25 hot wheels for kids raffle.
  • ·         Melanie Ellsworth- Donated a fishing pole raffle basket.
  • ·         Sea World- 4 tickets
  • ·         Seaside Candy- Palm West Reality Pledged to make 3 raffle baskets for kids.
  • ·         Evie Ramsier- 2 baskets of hair supplies.
  • ·         Bibbey’s Shell Shop
  • ·         Surf Hut
  • ·
  • ·         U.S.S. Midway Museum,
  • ·         Dames Day Spa,
  • ·         Don & JoAnn Spicer,
  • ·         Imprtial Beach Little League
  • ·         Imperial Beach Library,
  • ·         Rita Pethel,
  • ·         Paula Winchester,
  • ·         Candy Unger & Tim O'Neal,
  • ·         City of Imperial Beach,
  •           Beachside Fro-Yo,
  • ·         Cowabunga,
A big "THANK YOU" goes out to all people and organizations that donated time or prizes for the "Kids Fishing Derby"and a very special "Thank you" to Kiwanis IB Sha-Ron who spent countless hours working to make sure this event was a success.

Big Apologies if I happeened to miss and business or individuals who donated gifts.I tried very hard to make sure no one was missed but for such a large event it happens sometimes.

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