The ninth annual Jason D. Lewis kids' fishing derby will be held Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in New Fairfield.

Worms will be provided.

Trophies, prizes and snacks will be available at the event to be held at Squantz Pond.

Lewis, a Brookfield native, was killed July 6, 2007, while serving as a U.S. Navy SEAL in Iraq.

He is buried in New Milford, where his mother, Jean Mariano, resides.

The event is open to children younger than 15.

A donation of $10 is requested.

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