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www.wmfd.com - Thanks to a grant from the Richland County Foundation, the City of Mansfield will host a free fishing program, Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs for all school age children who wish to attend this summer. }}" />

   
 
 
Hooked on Fishing Program Begins June 19

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  Original Published: 6/10/2013 Thanks to a grant from the Richland County Foundation, the City of Mansfield will host a free fishing program, “Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs” for all school age children who wish to attend this summer. The program will be held twice a week on Wednesdays at North Lake Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and on Thursdays at Liberty Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning June 19 and ending on August 8. A certified instructor will teach the children the basics of fishing.  Bait and fishing poles will be provided.  The Mansfield Police Department will educate the children on drug awareness and prevention. For more information, contact the Parks Department at 419-755-9820.
   
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