CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The 27th Annual Fishing Expedition for Special Populations will be Wednesday, May 9 at Bleye Lake.
The participants will come from Southern Illinois schools and sheltered workshops in Jackson, Williamson, Union and other surrounding counties. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.
The Bank of Carbondale says over 1,300 Special Population youngsters and adults, volunteers and staff will line the shores of Bleyer Lake for this event. They will spend the day fishing and will be provided a picnic lunch. They say all of the fishing equipment is provided free of charge to the participants.
Bleyer Lake is located 1.5 miles south of Midland Inn, just off Country Club Road.
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