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Casey Cares Foundation raises $100K at annual Rockfish tournament

From left, Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament chair John Sovero, Captains Challenge winner Brett Sause, painter Nancy Cann Shimer and Casey Cares Executive Director and founder Casey Baynes pose with a painting created by Shimer during the event at The Inn at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

From left, Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament chair John Sovero, Captains Challenge winner Brett Sause, painter Nancy Cann Shimer and Casey Cares Executive Director and founder Casey Baynes pose with a painting created by Shimer during the event at The Inn at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

Harrison Smith, who was part of Larry Haskins’ team, won first place for the longest fish. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

Harrison Smith, who was part of Larry Haskins’ team, won first place for the longest fish. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

From left, Matt Sovero, Kevin Wille, Gene Mazzilli, Gil Hutzler and John League pause for a photo before heading to the weigh station. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

From left, Matt Sovero, Kevin Wille, Gene Mazzilli, Gil Hutzler and John League pause for a photo before heading to the weigh station. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

From left, Cory Kiider, Ashley, Caudle, Jes Savage, Rick Kuczak and Chris Distefano cozy up to their catches. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

From left, Cory Kiider, Ashley, Caudle, Jes Savage, Rick Kuczak and Chris Distefano cozy up to their catches. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

Casey Cares Executive Director and founder Casey Baynes, far left, gets a photo with Bernie Caplan, Jessica Cearfoss, Ben Lightner, Bailey Lightner and Betty Lightner during the third annual Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament. The Lightners are a Casey Cares family who participated in this year’s event. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

Casey Cares Executive Director and founder Casey Baynes, far left, gets a photo with Bernie Caplan, Jessica Cearfoss, Ben Lightner, Bailey Lightner and Betty Lightner during the third annual Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament. The Lightners are a Casey Cares family who participated in this year’s event. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

Todd Holtner, left, and Butch Pearson show off their catches during the third annual Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

Todd Holtner, left, and Butch Pearson show off their catches during the third annual Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament. (Photo by Ceremony Photography)

From left, Libby Cathell, Katie Cathell, Jack Cathell, Danny Cathell, Georgina Cathell and Casey Cares Board member Dan Cathell enjoy the festivities after a day of fishing. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

From left, Libby Cathell, Katie Cathell, Jack Cathell, Danny Cathell, Georgina Cathell and Casey Cares Board member Dan Cathell enjoy the festivities after a day of fishing. (Photo by Yumi Okomoto Photography)

This year’s third annual Casey Cares Rockfish Tournament featured a great day of fishing as the organization raised more than $100,000 June 2 at The Inn at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club for the nonprofit group which provides ongoing and uplifting programs for families with critically ill children.

John Sovero was once again the chair for the tournament. The Larry Haskins team took home first place for the longest fish during the competition at the Bay Bridge Marina while Brett Sause earned a year of free fishing for winning the Captains Challenge.

The even’s Gold sponsor was The Arfaa Law Group. Silver sponsors included 1st TEAM Staffing, Atlantic Financial, BZB Construction, Delmarva Site Development, Inc., Gander’s Car Wash, MarineMax Baltimore, Parkville Crabs, Patuxent Roofing, Judge Yachts and Sons of The American Legion Detachment of MD.

Media sponsors were WZBA-FM 100.7, Chesapeake Bay Magazine, CityPeek and Downtown Diane.

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