EMS Week Bass Tournament Set For Monday

Friday, May 19, 2017

May 21-27, is National EMS Week. In Chattanooga, people will be celebrating and recognizing Emergency Medical Service personnel by holding the seventh annual EMS Week Bass Tournament at Chester Frost Park Boat Ramp on Monday.

Emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters and police officers throughout the Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina area will join forces to support the Paramedic Scholarship Program and a local charity, The Forgotten Child Fund, to fish the Chickamauga Lake in search of the “biggest fish” and overall weight of their five best fish.

Since 2011, The EMS Week Bass Tournament  has provided funding for 10 college students pursuing a career in EMS and donated over $2,000 to the Chattanooga Forgotten Child Fund

Blast off will be at 7:30 a.m. If that is too early, weigh-in will be 4 p.m.

Currently there are 100 emergency service personnel (50 boats) who are registered to participate. More are expected to show up on Monday.



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