Newport News, VA (November 12, 2018) – The 18th Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018. A total of $20,000 was donated to the Virginia Living Museum.
The donation was presented to the Virginia Living Museum at the Captains Party held at the Deep Creek Landing Marina in Newport News on Friday, November 9, 2018. The James River Striped Bass Fishing Tournament is coordinated by Randy Abbitt (of National Exterminating Company Inc.) and his daughter, Jessica Godfrey. The proceeds will benefit the Museum’s education programs, animal care, exhibits and conservation projects.
Sarah Wilcox–Development Director, George Mathews Jr.–Curatorial Director, Randy Abbitt–National Exterminating, Jessica Godfrey, Anna Butler–Annual Giving Associate