8TH Annual Benefit Dinner, Auction and Fishing Seminar with Larry Nixon

4/11/2016

Central Baptist College is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 on the Central Baptist College campus. All proceeds from this event will benefit the CBC Fishing Team and Vision 2020.

This year’s event will begin with a fish fry on the grounds at 5:00 p.m. as well as a silent auction. Directly following dinner, the event will move inside to the newly renovated Burgess Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. for a live auction and fishing seminar with Larry Nixon, affectionately referred to as “The General.”

Nixon, a native of Bee Branch, Ark. is one of the most respected anglers in tournament bass fishing history. In his years with the FLW, he has racked up several wins and finished in the top-25 of the FLW Angler of the Year standings the majority of his tour years.  His best finish came in the Forrest Wood Cup in 2010, when he finished third.  Nixon started tournament fishing in 1977, won a fully rigged bass Ranger boat in his first major bass tournament in 1978, and has won 10 additional boats since then.  Nixon’s favorite technique is fishing a worm and his favorite body of water is Toledo Bend. 

Dinner will be prepared by CBC Dining Services, under the direction of Executive Chef, Jill McCollum.  The menu includes fried fish, chicken tenders, French fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, beans, and assorted cobblers. 

The silent and live auctions will include hunting, fishing, sports, and other outdoor and recreation items.

Individual tickets are $50 and sponsorships range from $500 to $10,000.  Tickets may be purchased online at cbc.edu/benefit.  For more information regarding the event, contact Sancy Faulk at sfaulk@cbc.edu or 501-205-8799.

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