Project Healing Waters Indianapolis with Dustan Harley of Ripple Guide Service who has provided another memorable float trip on the St Joe river for six very deserving veterans.
Representatives from the PHWFF Mid-Atlantic Region will be attending an educational event that is being held at the Canandaigua, NY VAMC auditorium on Friday 10/17/14 from 10am to 2pm. This event will feature over 20 booths with information on VA and community programs, transportation, recreation, social programs, vocational services, magnification product demonstrations, assistive technology demonstrations, health and wellness information, vision research and more.
The first ever "Black Hills 2-Fly Fishing Tournament" will take place on September 19-20, 2014 to benefit "PHWFF-South Dakota Vets on a Fly" and "Operation Blacks Hills Cabin." In addition to the tournament, there will also be a fly-tying competition, BBQ, and lively good times!
The Missouri TroutBusters are hosting their annual Fall event to benefit PHWFF. Taking place October 3 - 5, 2014 in Lebannon, MO.
On Saturday, August 2nd 2014, participants of the PHWFF St.Louis, MO program honored their founding members, Clinton Carpenter and Jim Volkman. Special presentation fly boxes were generously crafted by Denny Krupinski. Each box was signed by members of the St. Louis program and filled with their hand-tied flies. Program volunteers and participants then presented them to Jim and Clint in appreciation of their dedication, time, and talents contributed to the St. Louis program and towards further the PHWFF motto of “healing those who serve.”
We are pleased to announce "The Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge!" Taking place in Andersonville, TN at the Museum of Appalachia on October 17- 19, 2014, this inaugural event will directly aide in the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing programs nationwide.
The PHWFF Milwaukee, WI Program had their monthly fishing outing at Rushing Waters in Palmyra, Wisconsin to fish their ponds stocked full of rainbow trout.
Five Casper PHWFF veterans and one Cheyenne PHWFF veteran were able to spend 4 days in Dubois, WY.
The annual Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing trip to the UK is generously provided and hosted by Tony and Jan Spacey. This year, Dawn Gwin (PHWFF Grand Junction, CO) and Valerie Takesue (PHWFF Ft. Meade, MD) made the voyage across the pond to experience the fabulous fishing and tremendous hospitality. Dawn Gwin recounts her experience below:
On May 15, a group of veterans form the Kansas City program of PHWFF took a field trip to Bennett Spring State Park to learn fly casting through the Jim Rogers Fly School
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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