Fishing and fund-raising planned for CMU football

A celebrity fishing tournament and gala fund-raiser is scheduled for Aug. 2 and 3 in Grand Junction to raise money for the Colorado Mesa University football program.

A fishing tournament is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at Corn Lake, located at 361 32 Road. An awards picnic will follow.

Tournament entry fees range from $1,000 for four people who’ll fish with a celebrity, $600 for four people and $175 for an individual. Tournament prizes include Broncos Alumni Club tickets for two, CMU football season tickets for two and a football and helmet autographed by a celebrity.

A dinner party and auction is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at Two Rivers Winery, 2087 Broadway. The event will include celebrity photographs and autographs as well as live music from Soul Habit. Admission is $25 a person.

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