Five to be enshrined into IGFA Hall of Fame
Sixth annual Rolex sponsored event honors contributions to the sport of fishing
DANIA BEACH, Fla --- Five men will be inducted into the International Game Fish Association Hall of Fame, this fall. The class of 2004 includes Walter W. Fondren, III, Peter Goadby, Frank J. Mather, III, Ray W. Scott, Jr. and Mark Sosin.
Sponsored by Rolex, the star-studded enshrinement ceremony and dinner will be held Tuesday, October 26, at 6 p.m. at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum in Dania Beach, Fla. The public is invited.
Each year the honorees are selected for the important contributions they have made to the sport of fishing through angling achievements, literature, the arts, science, education, invention, communication, or administration of fishery resources.
The inductees and their contributions are:
Walter W. Fondren, III
Frank J. Mather, III
Ray W. Scott, Jr.
Joining Andy Mill on stage as the masters of ceremonies will be Roland Martin who was inducted in the 2003 IGFA Hall of Fame enshrinement class with Curt Gowdy, Lefty Kreh, Billy Pate, Sir Garrick Agnew and Henry Lyman. There are currently 50 Hall of Fame members enshrined including Ernest Hemingway, Zane Grey, Michael and Helen Lerner, Philip Wylie and Ted Williams.
The evening will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, the induction ceremony and dinner. Special sponsorships and sponsor tables are available. For reservation information please call 954-924-4222.
The IGFA is a nonprofit, membership-supported, conservation and record-keeping organization founded in 1939 with members in over 120 countries. The association welcomes visitors to the 60,000 square foot IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum in Dania Beach, Florida. For further information, contact Mike Myatt at the International Game Fish Association, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, Florida 33004 Email: email@example.com, Phone (954) 927-2628 Fax (954) 924-4299.
Source: igfa.org (2004-08-10)