February 19, 2014
Marathon, Florida--This coming September, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), together with Florida Keys fraternal and veterans organizations, will be hosting a three day fishing trip for disabled active military service personnel and veterans.
Mark your schedules now! The 2-Fly Tournament is Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing's flagship fundraiser and fishing tournament. This year will be the 8th time this event has been held.
Lynnwood, WA—On February 15, 2014, Derek Bachmann, founder of the Big Stick Fly Fishing Forum, will be awarding a new fly rod and reel provided by Loop USA, to a disabled military veteran currently participating in Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.
Capt. Edwin P. Nicholson, USN (ret.) Founder, President and Co-Chair of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, has chosen this holiday season to become a re-gifter. Upon accepting the 25-thousand dollar Purpose Prize award from Encore.org, he announced that he was donating the entire award to the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), the charity he founded in 2005.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing’s Tampa Program is looking for a place where we can conduct rod building classes for our disabled veteran participants, where partially completed rods can remain set-up and static until completion.
LaPlata, MD – Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) today announced that it has received a grant in the amount of $60,000 from Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit veteran service organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. The grant will expand PHWFF’s ability to provide fly fishing, fly tying and rod building instruction to injured and disabled military service members and veterans.
LaPlata, MD- David Rives of Richmond, VA-based Dominion and Michael Stabolepszy of Reston, VA-based INTEGRETYOne have joined the Board of Trustees for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF). Both have been long-time supporters of the national non-profit.
Dominion, a Richmond, Va.- based energy company with extensive operations in Pennsylvania, and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. will host a dozen armed forces veterans receiving care at Veteran’s Hospitals for a three-day fishing trip to one of the most-storied trout streams in the nation – Spruce Creek at Evergreen Farms near State College.
Contact: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Program, Deputy Director, 907-230-7121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
American Military Women to Enjoy Once-in-a-Lifetime Fishing Trip to Bristol Bay, Alaska
Excursion Designed to Honor Their Service to the Nation
LaPlata, MD - Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) is delighted to announce that it has named Ellen Killough as its new Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to have Ellen join PHWFF as our new CEO," said Douglas Dear, Chairman of the Board for PHWFF. "Her experience, as both a nonprofit executive and as a PHWFF volunteer, gives her the perfect skills to lead our organization into the future."
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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