(KFVS) - The 28th Annual Fishing Expedition for Special Populations is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 at Bleyer Lake.
Bleyer Lake is located about 1.5 miles south of Midland Inn, just off of County Club Road.
Over 1,300 special population youngsters and adults, volunteers and staff will line the shores of Bleyer Laek for this event. They will spend the day fishing and will be provided a picnic lunch. All of the fishing equipment is provided free of charged to the participants.
The participants will come from Southern Ililnois schools and sheltered worshops in Jackson, Williamson, Union and other surrounding counties. The event begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help participants with their fishing equipment, bait fishing hooks and encourage their efforts. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, unless accompanied by a parent or school official.