The current plan is to spread the derby over two weekends, from September 14–16 and the following weekend on September 21–23. Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-second-annual-silver-salmon-derby.mp3VmJennifer-on-second-annual-silver-salmon-derby.mp300:00RPd According to Johnna Beech the President of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce they were able to extend this years to more days after how successful last year was. Last year took place for five days from September 13-17. This years proceeds will go to the Kenai Community Foundation, a non-profit based in Kenai. The Kenai Community Foundation intends to utilize the funds for management and protection of river banks and other riparian zones in the City of Kenai, including improved wetland access and educational signage and development, development and improvement of bird-viewing platforms in riparian areas, and improvements to Cunningham Park. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The city of Kenai and the Kenai Chamber of Commerce is partnering once again to put on the city’s second annual Silver Salmon Derby. The rules for this years derby will be listed on the Kenai Chamber of Commerce website closer to the time of the event. Beech gave the final numbers for last seasons wrap up: “It was success! We had 266 fish brought into to be weighed, we had at least 10 kids participating, and I think adults we had 135.”
Suriya’s NGK has done well at TN box office.PR HandoutSuriya’s much-awaited NGK has ended its first weekend on a positive note despite opening to a mixed talk. The actor’s star power was the major factor for its good performance at the Tamil Nadu box office.The Kollywood film, which was released in over 450 screens in Tamil Nadu, is estimated to have grossed around Rs 9 crore on the first day in Tamil Nadu. Suriya’s good fan following and a pre-release talk helped the film to register above average opening.The following day NGK witnessed a normal dip as the Suriya-starrer earned around Rs 6 crore to take it two-day total tally to around Rs 15 crore. The film earned over Rs 5 crore on Sunday to end its first weekend collection at around Rs 20 crore in Tamil Nadu.In Chennai, NGK registered Suriya’s best-ever opening as it minted Rs 1.03 crore on the first day. It came out with flying colors on its second day by raking in Rs 1.07 crore to take its two-day total to Rs 2.10 crore. On Sunday, the Selvaraghavan-directorial has made a collection of Rs 97 lakh.The three-day total collection of NGK is Chennai is said to be Rs 3.07 crore.The estimated value of Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of NGK is about Rs 35 crore and the film should gross over Rs 65 crore to be considered a profitable venture, as per the trade trackers. With a decent word-of-mouth and Eid holiday this week, the Tamil flick is expected to do well in the days to come.NGK is a political thriller in which Rakul Preet Singh and Sai Pallavi play the female lead. Suriya’s performance is the major highlight of the flick, which has been criticised for the slow narration and logical loop holes in the second half.