26 February 2008

dates announced for the 1st joey giordano big bass bash memorial fishing tournament

camille joseph "joey" giordano, ii, was a 32 year old lawyer and assistant rapides parish, louisiana, district attorney, who was murdered in the downtown alexandria, la. shooting incident of 04 october 2007.

according to a press release:
One of his greatest passions was fishing, and this year, in his honor, his family and friends have formed the Joey Giordano Foundation, a charitable organization committed to provide for the children in Central Louisiana, according to information provided by Karen Poche.

On April 4 and 5, 2008 the foundation will hold the first (of what we hope to be many) Joey Giordano Memorial Big Bass Bash Fishing Tournament on the Red River in Alexandria.

The proceeds from this event will aid in the creation of a children's play area located in the new Christus St. Frances Cabrini Women's and Children's Hospital.
click here to read more, including the amounts of the payouts and visit the joey giordano foundation website linked above.