The Sixth Annual Children's Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 3rd 2006 (14 & Under)

The Abington Police Department would like to thank all the sponsors for helping make this year's derby a success as well as the fine community of Abington. Pictures will soon be posted!

We would like to thank and recognize the generosity of the following donations that were received.

Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association -
President Susan Tower cash donation towards event and donation of time and services 
Abington Highway Department -
Superintendent Kenan Connell donation of time and services
Abington Wal-Mart Store – Donation of prizes for participants

Modern Solar Construction - 
Owner- Nils R. Djusberg (donated three fishing poles and two kids nets for prizes)
Law Office of Gerard S. McAuliffe -
from Attorney Patrick K. Faherty (cash donation towards derby)
Abington Ale House -
owner Richard Barrett (donation of hot dogs hamburgers and cooking grills)  
Hood Ice Cream - 
through John Laaperi (donation of ice cream)
Sovereign Bank -
Donation of children's tee-shirts for participants

J.P. Ryan's Tavern -
Owner Matt Hanley (cash contribution towards derby)

Lewis V. Dorsey Post #112 the American Legion of Abington -
(cash contribution towards derby)

Bayview Graphics - Donated all posters and flyers

Plymouth Rock Bassmasters - 12 Members donate time to help kids handle and weigh the fish, run casting contest, donate 2 flats of worms, bobbers and soda
Abington House of Pizza - Donation of soda and water for participants
Carmen's Cafe Nichole Restaurant - Donation of food for participants

The North Abington Cooperative Bank - Donation of 400 12 oz bottles of water for derby participants 

Catherine Alessi – Resident of Abington cash contribution towards derby,

Abington Knights of Columbus – Cash contribution towards derby

Trucchi’s Supermarkets – Food gift certificate for derby

AAA Southern New England – John Paul “The Car Doctor” - Cash donation towards derby

The Lobster Barn – Gift certificate raffle prize

American Rental – donation of tables and chairs for participants

Purple Eggplant – Gift certificates for raffle

MVP Sports Cuts – Free whiffle for all children

Timber-lanes Bowling – Certificates for free bowling

Peter Cahill - Cash contribution and his group will patrol and assist fishing participants in their kayaks during the event (

Attorney Andrew Burbine – Cash contribution towards derby prizes.

Old Town Real Estate Inc. - Roger Woods Raffle Donation of two tickets to the Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays September 27, 2006

BTA Development – Alex Bezanson – Donation of an assortment of prizes for the raffle

UTZ Potato Chips – Bob Lansing – donation of three hundred bags of potato chips for derby participants

Evelyn and David Drew – Residents of Abington - Cash contribution towards derby

J. H. Slattery Insurance Agency - Cash contribution towards derby

Printing Sources Inc. - Owner Christopher Sexton - Donation of beverages for derby participants

The Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Fund - Cash and prize donation for derby participants