MEIGS COUNTY — The date has been set for the Meigs County IKES Youth Hunting and Fishing day.
The event will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the IKES property in Chester Township.
During the recent meeting of the Meigs County IKES Club (formerly the Issaic Walton League) committees were appointed to handle various upcoming activities for the youth hunting and fishing day.
Last year participants received a t-shirt, fishing rod and reel, lunch and the opportunity to use their rod and reel to fish in the pond.Hunter safety events were also held.
Club members along with ODNR officers conducted the various activities and demonstrations.
More details about the event will be released at a later time.
Also during the meeting officers were elected. D.A. Harris was elected president; Mark Smith, vice president; and Tom Morrissey, secretary/treasurer. Directors elected were George Morrison, Russ Well, Frank Broderick and Floyd Ridenour.
The meeting on Monday, March 25 will be a potluck with spouses invited. A white elephant auction will also be held and plans for the youth event finalized.