Red Dog Saloon to hold eighth annual Fishing For Freedom fundraiser on Sept. 17


MEYER, Ill. — The Red Dog Saloon will be the host of the eighth annual Fishing For Freedom fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Quincy area’s Fishing For Freedom annual boating event, which provides an enriching weekend experience for America’s active military and veterans.

This family-friendly fundraiser is a day-long celebration of activities beginning at 9 a.m. and will offer sand volleyball, a bags tournament and axe-throwing. American Burrito Company, Grunewald Fish Shack and Drake’s will be onsite to provide a variety of food options. There will be kids’ games, drawings, raffles and silent auctions throughout the day.

Live music will be provided by Tim Hart and Captain Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters.

Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Camping is available by reservation. Handicapped-accessible restrooms are available on site.

For more information regarding Fishing For Freedom, visit

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