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Urban Kids Fishing Derby Founders, Wayne Hubbard and Candice Price, with Kansas City Live host Michelle Davidson.

Candice Price & Wayne Hubbard on KSHB’s Kansas City...

June 6, 2016 Comments (0) Blog, Urban Kids Fish

2nd Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby DC Made A Difference on The National Mall

On Saturday, June 4, at Constitution Garden Pond on the National Mall, l-r back row, Michael Theard, Buffalo Soldier, Wayne Hubbard, Urban American Outdoors TV and Urban Kids Fishing Derby founder, Sally Jewell, 51st United States Secretary of the Interior, Dr. Mamie Parker, Chesapeake Conservatory - Board of Directors, Candice Price, Urban American Outdoors TV and Urban Kids Fishing Derby founder, and l-r front row, Jace Freeman and Cayce Freeman, Urban Kids Fish Youth Ambassadors at the 2nd Urban Kids Fishing Derby DC. (Photo credit: Cheriss May / Ndemay)

On June 4, Urban Kids Fishing Derby National Tour made their third stop at the Constitution Gardens Pond on the National Mall in Washington D.C.  This event was created by Urban American Outdoors TV, and is aligned with Obama Administration’s “Every Kid in a Park” initiative. Around 300 local youth participated in the catch and release Urban Kids Fishing Derby.

 

Yolanda Young Esq, Guest Host - Dr. Avis Jones-Deweever, Candice Price, Wayne Hubbard, Dr. Cleo Manago on TVOne's NewsOne Now.

(l-r) Yolanda Young, Esq., Guest Host – Dr. Avis Jones-Deweever, Candice Price, Wayne Hubbard, Dr. Cleo Manago on TVOne’s NewsOne Now.

Wayne Hubbard and Candice Price, the founders of the Urban Kids Fishing Derby, was featured on TVOne’s News One Now on Friday, June 3rd to discuss their commitment to get 1,000,000 urban youth to a park through fishing and other outdoor activities by 2020.

 

 

 

 

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl made a special appearance during the fishing derby. Our biggest catch $100 prize winner is Lucas Robertson. His fish was 9 1/8 inches long.

Wayne Hubbard, Kawana Lloyd, mother of the Fishing Derby winner, 8-year-old Lucas Robertson, winner of the Urban Kids Fishing Derby, Nichole Thomas, CEO & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Virtuous Living at the 2nd Urban Kids Fishing Derby DC.

Wayne Hubbard, Kawana Lloyd, mother of the Fishing Derby winner, 8-year-old Lucas Robertson, winner of the Urban Kids Fishing Derby, Nichole Thomas, CEO & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Virtuous Living at the 2nd Urban Kids Fishing Derby DC.

View our photo gallery from the Urban Kids Fishing Derby DC below.

2016 Urban Kids Fishing Derby Washington DC .

 

 

Thanks to our wonderful partners who came out to assist us in making this fishing derby a success. A special thank you to White House Council on Environmental Quality, US Fish & Wildlife Service, USDA Forest Service, Healthy Parks Healthy People, US Department of Interior: Bureau of Land Management, Department of Energy and Environment, Buffalo Soldiers 9th & 10th Horse Cavalry, American Sports Fishing Association, RBFF, F.A.C.T.S. Tutoring Services, Virtuous Living, Bass Assassin, J Bell Media, and I Am Entertainment Media.

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