The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program in Newington, CT has partnered with Pratt & Whitney's "UTC-4-Vets" employee resource group to further aide in the recovery and rehabilitation of injured and disabled veterans in Connecticut.
The partnership between Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and Reel Recovery has entered its second year and added new collaborative retreats in Colorado, Texas, and Virginia to offer increased therapeutic angling opportunities for male veterans in the cancer recovery process by introducing them to the healing properties of nature and the sport of fly fishing.
Lanes Laire is performing a special one-night only concert on Sunday, Nov. 13th at CA. State University Northridge (CSUN). A portion of the proceeds are being donated to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the veterans we serve.
The Fayetteville, NC Program recently held a instructive and immersive entomology class to further understanding the foods fish eat and to further develop insights while tying flies and replicating those foods.
Veterans from Bay Pines VA Medical Center and members of Suncoast Fly Fishers (SFF), an International Federation of Fly Fishers Charter Club, had an outing at Fort DeSoto to fly fish, fly cast and kayak on August 17th. This was our second outing this year
On July 19-20, 2016 a group of 8 volunteers and veteran participants tested their skills on the West Branch of the Delaware River during a stay at Dreamcatcher Lodge and Cabins south of Deposit, NY.
The Coatesville VAMC Program will host the inaugural "Flies for Freedom" event on Thursday November 10, 2016 at the Phoenixville Country Club in Phoenixville, PA. The evening will feature a dinner, silent auction and full program with all proceeds going to support the veterans served by the Coatesville PHWFF Program.
Iraq Veteran Mike Davis and Vietnam Veteran Bruce Shorts discuss their service, fly fishing, and Project Healing Waters with Bob Calvert of Talking With Heroes. Mike is currently the volunteer Outreach Coordinator for the Kansas City PHWFF Program.
WNAV's Donna Cole interviews Larry Vawter, program leader of the Ft. Meade program of Project Healing Waters. They talk fly fishing and all that Project Healing Waters is doing for veterans and active duty service members, locally and globally. The organization teaches fly fishing, starting with making flies and rods, to casting and fishing to veterans/disabled veterans and active duty service members. All of this is being done at Fort Meade, as well as locations around the world.
On Saturday, June 25, 2016 the Indiana Kayak Anglers and Wildcat Creek Outfitters hosted the Midwest Madness kayak fishing tournament to benefit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the veterans we serve.
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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