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Houston-area fishing tournament raises $34,000

Houston Fishing Tournament Houston-area employees grabbed their rods and reels for this year’s 5th Annual CNP Charity Saltwater Fishing Tournament. The event took place in Texas City on Saturday, May 30, and raised $34,000 for two Houston-area nonprofit organizations - Kids Unlimited Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, with each receiving $17,000.

Johnny Blau, division senior vice president of Business Support Services, was the executive sponsor of this year’s tournament, and Vince Turrentine, transmission head line mechanic in Electric Operations was tournament chairman. More than 70 anglers (including the participant pictured left) fished the saltwater areas of the Texas Gulf coast, making this year’s event the most successful to date.