Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the return of the Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 8 am. – 11:00 am at the Dowling Park Pond next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. Check in at the playground under the tent. Bring your own bait, rods and reels. There will be a raffle drawing for children ages 16 and under, while supplies last. No boats, please. On shore fishing only. Call 219.853.6378 for more information or visit http://www.gohammond.com.