Walleye Weekend Non Profits Earning Milestone

Fond du Lac Festivals reached a significant five-year milestone during this past June’s Walleye Weekend surpassing the $1 million mark ($1,035,702) in net profits that non-profits have earned during the annual festival. During June’s festival 44 non-profits earned nearly $231,000 in net profits. Fond du Lac Festival’s Board of Directors President Karyn Merkel says board members are elated that the efforts of the community have made the donations possible. Attendance at this year’s festival was 70,000 people.