Top anglers

Photo courtesy of the Dearborn Lions Club
About 200 area youth tried their best to catch “the big one” during the 18th annual Children’s Fishing Derby June 8 at Camp Dearborn. Children competed in four age categories — 3 to 5, 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12 to 15 — to catch the most fish and the most fish. This year’s winners were: Jace Howard (front row left), age 3, most fish; Claire Weaver, 4, largest fish; Julia Bowling, 7, most fish; Logan Weaver, 8, largest fish; Daniel Janssen (second row left), 13, largest fish; Andrew Valcke, 13, most fish; Mallick Watkins, 10, largest fish; and Adam Polakowski, 11, most fish. Sponsor representatives and volunteers are: Ron Haining (back row left), representing the Dearborn Lions Club; John Cleveland, Eppinger Manufacturing; Jennifer Bustamente, Eppinger; Stan Daniels, Lions; Alecia Abston, Eppinger; Lucia Gliese, Lions; Bob Gliese, Lions; and event volunteer Betty Merandi. Other event sponsors were Dearborn Police Charities, Dearborn Sausage Co, Eagle Claw and Times-Herald Newspapers.