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Perron Ambassadors for FLW, Holds Local Workshops

June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015 – In recognition of National Fishing and Boating Week this week Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Science David Perron acted as a Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) ambassador and held two workshops today at local Dayton and Soddy-Daisy Wal-Mart stores.

David PerronAn FLW member himself, Perron volunteered in the ambassador program, explaining that “ambassadors come and talk to people about fishing and answer questions they have.” The events featured a casting contest and candy prizes for the children and in-depth conversation for adults about lines and lures and all things fishing. Interested youngsters ranged in age from elementary school through high school.

Perron’s ambassadorship was a fitting precursor to the upcoming Wal-Mart FLW Tour – 2015 at Dayton’s Lake Chickamauga on June 11-14, hosted by the Rhea Economic & Tourism Council.

Written by Chloe Ann Nardone ’13, assistant director of marketing, 423.775.7206; chloe.nardone@bryan.edu.