The Board of Trustees of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) takes great pleasure in presenting the Phil Johnson Exceptional Leadership Award to Ira Strouse, for his dedicated and inspiring service to the disabled servicemen and women of the New York/New Jersey Region. The award was presented the weekend of September 26, 2015 in Oakland, Maryland.
The Patriot Award, PHWFF’s highest honor, is presented each year in appreciation of an individual or and organization’s dedication and commitment to the rehabilitation of our injured active duty service men and women and disabled veterans. The presentations took place the weekend of September 26, 2015 in Oakland, MD
1SG David Ira Strouse, US Army (ret), is a past participant in our Program, a volunteer Program Lead, and a former Deputy Regional Coordinator for the NY/NJ Region. In the following piece, he shares his experiences from a recent weekend event in Oakland, Maryland
The 2nd Annual Smoky Mountain Grand Slam will be held on October 16-17, 2015. A fundraising banquet will be held the evening of October 16 at The Foundry in Knoxville, TN and feature great food, live and silent auctions, and a few special guests.
On September 26th 2015, The Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association (TKAA) will host their 11th Annual Fish for Charity event benefiting Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and Heroes on the Water.
A behind the scenes look at the story of Project Healing Waters Founder Ed Nicholson and the reason Foster Visuals are telling stories at whileimheretheproject.com
Please join US Army veteran Timmy Pierce as he runs 13.4 miles on September 27th 2015 to raise funds for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing! After serving in the US Army, Timmy is continuing to give back by helping fellow disabled veterans and disabled active duty military service personnel.
"Teach a Man to Fish" is a short film by The University of Tennessee's Medal of Honor Project and was filmed last October at the inaugural Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge in Norris, TN. This short documentary was produced by faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Electronic Media at The University of Tennessee and was screened as part of the Knoxville Film Festival on Friday, September 18th. The documentary was awarded "Audience Favorite for a Short Film" -- join us in thanking all those involved for highlighting our cause and congratulating them on this much deserved win!
The 1st Annual Wildlife for Warriors Tournament was held at the HomeWaters Club in Spruce Creek, PA on September 14, 2015. This tournament benefited our cause and the Wildlife for Everyone Endowment Foundation. There were 13 PHWFF participants fishing in the event and they all had a great time.
St. Louis, MO - September 13, 2015 - A crisp fall day, colorful leaves floating around and you've got your line in the water waiting for a strike. Trout fishing is a leisure activity that many can enjoy. It is a stress reliever, a great way to enjoy the outdoors, assists conversation efforts and also gives you a chance to support a variety of good causes.
The 15th Annual Fall Troutbust will be held the weekend of October 16 to 18, 2015, at the Hidden Valley Outfitters Campground (HVOC) outside of Bennett Spring State Park in Lebanon, Missouri. The site runs along the Niangua River with very convenient access to it.
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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