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FLW to Participate in Benefit Tournament for Servicemen Killed in Terrorist Attack

#NoogaStrong Bass Tournament

FLW has partnered with the Chattanooga Bass Association, Fish Dayton and the Hydrilla Hawgs bass club to host the #NoogaStrong Memorial Bass Tournament on Lake Chickamauga out of Dayton, Tenn. All proceeds from the Sept. 12 event will benefit families of the five servicemen who were killed in the Chattanooga Naval Reserve terrorist attacks that occurred in July.

“We at FLW are honored to be a small part of the #NoogaStrong Memorial Tournament,” says Bill Taylor, FLW senior director of tournament operations. “We have a rich history with the Dayton and Chattanooga communities, so to have the opportunity to help these families is truly an honor and a privilege.”

FLW will provide the weigh-in stage and equipment, event staffing and promotional support.

“The community is excited to be able to partner with FLW, the Chattanooga Bass Association and the Hydrilla Hawgs to make this event as big as possible,” adds Dennis Tumlin, executive director of the Rhea Economic & Tourism Council. “We hope to help these families as much as we can.”

The tournament will commence the morning of Sept. 12 at the Dayton Boat Dock. The entry fee is $100 per two-person team, and $75 for active-duty members of the military, as well as veterans, law enforcement officials, EMTs and firefighters. Participants, family, friends and fans also will be able to purchase raffle tickets for a variety of items, participate in a silent auction and enjoy a plate lunch following weigh-in at the marina.

Prize money will be based on the amount of entry fees received.

Anyone who wishes to register for the tournament, donate to the cause or find more information is asked to visit NoogaStrong.fish.

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