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The Fire Road 2nd Annual Fishing Tournament & Festival is slated for July 11-13 at Fire Creek Road – the designated festival site located in North Abaco. The festival will kick off with an opening ceremony on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. complete with fireworks.

Fire Road to celebrate 2nd Annual Fishing Tournament and Festival in July

 

The Fire Road 2nd Annual Fishing Tournament & Festival is slated for July 11-13 at Fire Creek Road – the designated festival site located in North Abaco. The festival will kick off with an opening ceremony on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. complete with fireworks.

According to Carolee Russell, Fire Road Festival Committee’s Secretary, activities are planned for the entire day and will include face painting, a watermelon eating contest, swimming competition, a basketball championship, and domino tournament.

Russell said that the Fishing Tournament is planned for July 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and later that evening a fashion show and live band performance will take place. The Basketball Playoff Game is the featured event for July 13 at 2 p.m. followed by basketball championship games at 3 p.m. at the Fire Road Basketball Court.

A gospel concert highlighting local bands is scheduled for July 13 at 7:30 p.m.

As the Fire Road Festival Committee continues their preparations, Russell said that donations and community assistance are welcome. Contact persons are: Carolee Russell, and Sophia Thompson, who can be contacted at 365-0079.

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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

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