Fishing Tourney In Manatee To Benefit Teen Injured In Boating Accident
PALMETTO - A weekend fishing tournament on the Suncoast will benefit the family of an injured Manatee County teenager.
Caleb Bennett suffered a severe head injury during a boating accident in March. He's had multiple surgeries and is now in the healing stages.The "Hook Em For Caleb” fishing tournament is Saturday at the Bradenton Yacht Club in Palmetto.
Proceeds from the event will help cover family expenses incurred since the injury.
There are several divisions in the tournament. Fishing begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, and the weigh–in starts at 4:30 p.m.
You can go to the "Hook Em For Caleb Facebook page for more details and to enter.
We'll have more on the event in our Feel Good Friday segment later this week.
Tournament organizers say 60 local businesses are sponsoring in some way. Click here for more information or to enter.