June 3, 2014 – Brick, NJ – MarineMax Brick announced today that the MarineMax Fishing Team will be a sponsor for the First Annual Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament. The competition is a 24-hour tournament that will kick off at 7 PM on Friday, June 13, immediately following the Captain’s Meeting and continue to 7 PM on Saturday, June 14.
The tournament has been organized by Point Pleasant Beach/Brick, NJ local along with US Navy SEALs Rich Graham and Shannon Rusch who both have combat deployments worldwide. The tournament is a fund raiser for Operation Restored Warrior (operarionrestoredwarrior.org). Currently there is an average of 22 American combat veterans committing suicide each day. Operation Restored Warrior offers at-risk veterans a program to help recover and restore with the overall objective to prevent suicide.
The Captain’s Meeting and After Party will be held at River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar. The weigh-in will be at the Crystal Point Yacht Club.
“When Dave approached me about being a sponsor for the Warriors for Warriors Charity Shark Tournament and explained the mission of Operation Restored Warrior, it became a priority to become a part of this charity event,” explained Matt Cini, MarineMax Brick General Manager. “The men and women who have served our country in battle deserve support and respect from all American’s. I am exceptionally proud that MarineMax Brick is playing a part of this great event.”
There are several ancillary fundraising events that those who are not entered into the tournament can partake. A Wine, Craft Beer and Spirits Tasting will be held June 4th, 2014 at 7 PM until 9 PM. A Bike Night Fund Raiser will be held at the on June 12th, 2014 at 6 PM until 9 PM. The Warriors for Warriors Charity Comedy Show is scheduled for June 13th, 2014 between 8:30 PM and 10 PM. An all-day fund raiser will be from 11 AM until closing on June 14th, 2014 and the Fund Raiser Dinner and Tournament After Party will begin at 7 PM and carry on through the night. All of the ancillary events will be held at the River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar