The Regional Rendezvous (RR3) is a unique opportunity for PHWFF Regional Coordinators to gather in-person for training, the sharing of best practices, team building, and to further learn about the complex issues associated with the reintegration and rehabilitation challenges faced by the veterans served by PHWFF. Thanks to a generous grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation this conference enabled PHWFF to implement focused training and interaction with other volunteer staff, paid staff, management and Board members between August 2nd and August 5th, 2014.
On July 22, 2014, ten American and five Canadian veterans were the guests of Canadian adventure travel company Wilderness North and participated in the 7th Annual PHWFF “Healing on the Albany” event held at the Miminiska Lodge.
From August 3 to August 5, The Homewaters Club in Spruce Creek, PA, hosted 7 PHWFF participants from the Walter Reed, Ft. Meade, Ft. Belvoir, the Wheeling WVA Vet Center, and Quantico. Organized by the PHWFF Walter Reed Program, this year marked the tenth time The Homewaters Club has hosted PHWFF programs and participants.
The Mental Health Channel series "The Journey Home" focuses on veterans working together to overcome reintegration challenges. "Healing Waters," the second episode of the series, highlights the stories of 3 PHWFF participants during their attendance at the 8th Annual PHWFF 2-Fly Tournament at Rose River Farm in Syria, VA.
The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing NYC Program is pleased to offer an alternative to doubt—the Rod Legacy Fund—wherein a living donation can help pay forward a fly fishing education for a disabled veteran. The fund is being initiated around a generous donation from Lorraine Travers. In doing so, PHWFF NYC is helping to keep her late husband Ed's fishing legacy alive and expose more disabled veterans to his beloved sport.
Meet the participants in The 4th Annual Battle at Boxwood. This 1 day competition to benefit PHWFF is comprised of 10 four-man teams (each includes a professional guide, sponsor, sports or entertainment celebrity and recovering wounded veterans) and takes place at Boxwood Gulch Ranch in Shawnee CO on August 16, 2014.
The Huffington Post, and Huff/Post 50, recently asked their readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiative with the TODAY show aptly named: “50 Over 50.” Last week, 10 inspiring individuals were highlighted each day, concluding on Friday with a focus on “Giving Back” and featured PHWFF Founder and President, Ed Nicholson.
Thanks to the volunteer guides, celebrities, and sponsors participating, you will be able to follow all the action live at the 2014 Battle at Boxwood. Following the hashtag #BattleatBoxwood on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook will enable you to be a part of this great annual event. So, follow @PHWFF and root for your favorite team and share your support of PHWFF!
The 7th Annual Mossy Creek Invitational (MCI) in Briidgewater, VA featured PHWFF participants from across the country. 2014 was a year of milestones for this fantastic event which benefits Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.
As part of its Worldwide Grant Program, the MDRT Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant to Project Healing Waters-Fly Fishing, Inc. The grant will support physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.
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