Fish, beware. The inaugural Offshore Rodeo & Reggae Party will make a big splash in Southwest Florida June 1-2 near Sanibel.?A benefit for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, the fishing tournament launches at 6 a.m. on June 1 from Port Sanibel Marina. Anglers will spend the day catching a variety of species and return by 6 p.m. Dinner will be served on site at the Lighthouse Waterfront Restaurant. ?Awards will be presented at a banque with live music and brunch on Sunday, June 2, at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa. Spectator and guest tickets are available for both the Saturday and Sunday festivities. ?"The Offshore Rodeo & Reggae Party is sure to be a great time for families and anyone interested in fishing," said Jeff Miloff, event organizer. "Best of all, it supports families in need at the Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida." ?Registration is $200 per angler prior to May 15, and $250 per angler thereafter. To register, visit www.rmhcswfl.org.
For more information contact Jeff Miloff of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group at 239-565-0831. Sponsorship opportunities are available. ?A special kick-off celebration and Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament is planned for Friday, May 17, at The Joint in Cape Harbour. Poker players and spectators will enjoy great food, drinks, and live Reggae music. Ticket information is available at www.rmhcswfl.org.?Since 1996, more than 2,000 families from Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties, as well as other states and countries, have found a home away from home at Ronald McDonald House in Fort Myers while their children were undergoing medical treatment at Golisano Childrens Hospital.