WHAT: Olcott Beach, N.Y. will be officially awarded the title of the "Ultimate Fishing Town" from the World Fishing Network. Over 329,000 votes were cast in favor of Olcott Beach. This is the second straight year a New York state town has won the contest.
Olcott Beach will receive a $25,000 community donation to be used toward a fishing-related project, plus a fully produced feature story to be aired on the World Fishing Network, the world's only television channel dedicated to fishing programming.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Lions' Pavilion, 5964 Ontario St. Olcott Beach
Tim Horanburg- Town of Newfane Supervisor
Mariko Izumi- Host of "Hookin' Up with Mariko Izumi" on the World Fishing Network
Jim Ward- Representing New York State Senator George Maziarz
John Syracuse- Niagara County Legislator
Hector Macmillan- Mayor of Trent Hills, Ont.
(Hastings, a town overseen by Trent Hills, won the Canadian WFN Ultimate Fishing Town contest)
Other local dignitaries and elected officials