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Featured Event: 3rd annual Operation North State Wounded Warriors Fishing Festival in Historic Edenton

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Edenton, NC
3rd annual Operation North State
Wounded Warriors Fishing Festival in Historic Edenton

Saturday, April 7th

Edenton, NC – Operation North State and the Edenton Community will be hosting 50 Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans to a great day of fishing and fellowship. According to Operational North State’s Founder/Volunteer, Terry Snyder, “the event is being held at the request of the Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans that have fished ONS’ Top shelf Fishin’ Festivals the past five years. They request that ONS host Fishin’ Festivals in Eastern North Carolina and Edenton is pleased and excited to host their 3rd annual at Bayside Marina & Grill, 802 W. Queen Street, on Saturday, April 7th (rain or shine). The American Legion Post 40 will host a dinner after the 3 PM weigh-in.

The 3rd annual Edenton Top Shelf Fishin’ Festival is FREE to Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans; and, their respective caregivers may join them on the boats too if needed. There is no entry fee for our fishing hosts/boaters. “Operation North State is grateful to these expert fishermen for providing their time, expertise and equipment” Snyder said. To register, send an email to or call 336.764.5967. Provide your name, email address, telephone number and what North Carolina town you call home. Note: neighboring Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans from Virginia are welcome to participate.

ONS and the Edenton Community are requesting assistance and participation as follows:
• Register a Wounded Warrior / Disabled Veteran
• Register as a host boater
• Volunteer
• Donate product, services and/or cash for the dinner, snacks, beverages and prizes.
• Provide a covered dish for the breakfast or dinner (covered dishes are a favorite)
• And, come out to the weigh-in on Saturday, April 7tht at 3PM and cheer on these Special Americans.
Join us in whatever capacity that can work best for you as we celebrate the 350th anniversary of Chowan County and the Albemarle Region – the perfect year to host the men and women that have served our country for our FREEDOM.
For additional information and/or to show your support, contact Terry Snyder, ONS Founder/Volunteer at or call 336.764.5967 and the American Legion Post 40 at 252-482-4057 E C Toppin and Fred Morrow.

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