The Monterey High School Class of 1999 is sponsoring a benefit fishing tournament for John Drescher, July 13, from 7-11:30 a.m. at Meadow Park Lake (Crossville City Lake). The entry fee is $40 per boat (two person team). There will be a five fish limit. First place pays $50 and big fish earns $40.
A bag lunch will be provided.
For more information or to register, contact Wayne Brown at (931) 319-3966.
Also on July 13, a 5K run/walk will be held through Monterey beginning at Monterey First Baptist Church at 8 a.m. Cost is $10 to enter. You do not have to run to take part. Walkers are welcome and the benefit will not be timed.
John was struck by an automobile while riding his motorcycle two months ago and was in a coma for several weeks at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The motorist who hit John was uninsured.