06/22/2016 11:40AM

Monmouth: Trainer Thompson holds fundraiser for veterans


The Quiet Winter Farm of longtime New Jersey horseman J. Willard Thompson will hold a fishing derby and family day fundraiser on Monday at Bucksmill Park in Colts Neck, N.J.

The event is open to the public, and proceeds will benefit the Quiet Winter Farm Charitable Organization and Serenity Stables, which assists military veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder through the use of equine therapy.

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and will feature a catch-and-release fishing challenge in addition to other contests, raffles, and games. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be available. For more information, visit Quiet Winter Farm on Facebook.