Thanks for making the fishing derby a big hit |

Thanks for making the fishing derby a big hit

The Kids’ Fishing Derby this year was a huge success.

More than 1,200 kids and their families participated in the 30th Annual Derby on June 1-2 in Lampe Park. The bite was good, the weather was excellent and a lot of big fish were taken from Willow Creek.

Hundreds of volunteers and businesses from Northern Nevada make this event possible. We want to pass on our appreciation for support from the following: Raley’s Supermarket, Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department, NDOW & The Mason Valley Fish Hatchery, East Fork Fire Protection District – Gardnerville Volunteer Fire Department, Accolades Trophies Engraving & Gifts, 88 Cups and More, HamDogs Restaurant, Carson Valley Chukar Club, Carson Valley Inn & Sharkey’s Casino, Round Table Pizza, Carl and Marilyn Malkmus Foundation, Mark Smith Tire Center – Les Schwab;

Curtis & Sons Construction, Arrowhead Dental Center, A.J. Stoves, Harris Ranch Beef Co., Model Dairy, West Ridge Homes, Baker Hughes a GE Company, Jethro’s Oven and Grille, STOR-ALL, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Carson City Toyota, Carson Valley Realty, Christensen Automotive, Comstock & COD Casino & Cactus Jack’s, Carson Valley Swim Center, Herbig Land and Livestock;

JT Basque Bar & Dining, Joe Benigno’s Tree Service, Dragon Dental, Re/Max Realty Affiliates, The Ridge Tahoe, Tom Goldston Roofing, The Jewelry Box, Atlantis Casino Resort Spas, Carson Valley Golf Course, ARAMARK Business Services, Panchitas Killer Salsa, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley, Valley Eye Care, Laxaque Feed and Supply, 7-Eleven #22590, United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local Union #971, Heritage Bank of Nevada, Mort’s Auto Body, Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge, Carson Valley Lodge #33 F&AM;

Nevada State Museum, Minden Taxi, Minden Dental, Kirkwood Ski Resort, Max’s Pet Supplies, Tahoe Donner Ski Resort, Jenny Lee’s Embroidery, Anne McDonald, Lisa R. Meyer, C.K. Baily, Doug Busey, Mike and Colleen Nestroyl, Ken Trumpower, Bohner Family Chiropractic, China Spring Youth Camp, Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital, Double J Auto, Carson Valley Allstate, Valley Christian Fellowship, Carson Valley Lions Club, Carson Valley Medical Center, Rite of Passage, Vista Awards, ACE Hardware, Cinderlite Trucking Corp., Twin Lakes Resort;

Stylin’ Hair Design, Walgreens, ABE Print & Copy Center, A Sign Shop, Swire Coca Cola, Gardnerville Water Co., Pepsico, Keebler, Seven Up, Bimbo’s Bakeries USA, Frito Lay, Mondeleze, Nestles, Impact Construction, Gardnerville Grocery Outlet, Nevada Landworks, Parigini Orthodontics, Northern Nevada Coin, Ahern Rental, Park Place AM/PM, Standard Diesel and Repair, Subway, Cindy Hill, Fishing the California Alps, Todd Glanzmann, Minden-Tahoe Airport, Shade Concepts, Beres Precision, Zephyr Cove Resort, Boomtown Casino Hotel, Kings Creations;

Kassity Management Group – McDonald’s, Blind Dog Coffee, Valley Pediatric Dentistry, Two Stone Slab and Tile, Click Bond, MCA Mechanical, Nevada Rural Community Partners, Douglas Disposal, Grand Prix Express Car Wash, West Coast Martial Arts, River Wranglers, Tommy Hoyle Construction, Crosby Lodge, Walmart – Topsy Lane, Walmart – Gardnerville, Scheels, Play it Again Sports, Douglas County Citizens Patrol, DCSO Explorers, St. Gall Catholic Church, Walmart Distribution Center #7048, Edgewood Companies, COSTCO, Carson Valley Heating, Capitol City Loans;

Mark Douglas, Jolene Garrett, Starbucks Roasting Plant, Starbucks Coffee, Sorensen’s Resort, Empire Ranch Golf Course, Guy and Pam Martin, Lonero Woodcrafts, Wink’s Silver Strike, Ironwood Cinemas, US Bank, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, The Home Depot, Federal Forest Service, Carson Valley Signs, Guided Truck and Equipment, Philadelphia Seafood and Italian Cuisine, Optima Advertising;

Mother Earth Doula Services, East Fork Professional Firefighters, Simpson Family Fuels, Topaz Lodge and Casino, M&B Enterprises, Mountain Valley Septic, Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club #85, Woodfords Inn, Pet Station #5, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Steve Mason, Trudy’s Hair Salon, John and Sue Genzler, Virginia Lakes Resort, Kenneth R. Douglas, Greater Nevada Credit Union, MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

The 31st annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held on June 6-7, 2020. See you there.

Samantha Calvillo is president of the 2019 Kids’ Fishing Derby.