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Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs hosts annual fishing derby

The Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs, along with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, hosted its 35th annual free fishing derby and pancake breakfast Saturday at Fetcher’s Pond. The yearly event provides children and their families an opportunity to have fun fishing while the Optimist Club members and representatives from CPW provide free fishing gear, bait and assistance, as well as a T-shirt for all participants. Local businesses donated food and prizes. The Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs is the local chapter of Optimist International with the motto, “Friend of Youth," For more information or to join the Optimist Club, contact club president Ron Wendler at 970-846-7500 or come to any of the club’s monthly meetings, held at noon every first and third Tuesday at The Egg & I.