September 20, 2016 La Plata, MD - 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
Now in it's 3rd year, Healing on the Fly NYC is an evening in support of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the thousands of disabled veterans they serve each year across the United States.
September 7, 2016 La Plata, MD - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today announced the awarding of grants for adaptive sports programs for disabled Veterans and disabled Servicemembers of the Armed Forces. We are honored to announce that Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing was selected as a $248,000 grant recipient to fund on-going programmatic activities, fly fishing outings, and volunteer training.
September 8, 2016 - LaPlata, MD : Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) is delighted to announce that it has named Todd Desgrosseilliers as its new Chief Executive Officer. Todd will start in his position on September 12, 2016.
The Legends of the Fly Invitational will take place on September 30 - October 1, 2016 in Virginia Beach, VA. The event is a celebration of the Coastal Virginia fishery and Virginia’s fly fishing culture. Additionally, the event hopes to draw attention to Lynnhaven River Now’s efforts to enhance fish habitat while also providing support to our nations veterans through Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. This unique fly fishing-only tournament will allow participants to utilize wading or any watercraft of their choosing to fish their favorite locations.
We are pleased, and honored, to announce that the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation has selected PHWFF Board Member and North Carolina Regional Coordinator Ryan Harman as a 2016 Volunteer of the Year Finalist! He will be recognized for his tremendous contributions to our cause on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Foundation's "Community Leadership Awards Gala" in New York City.
On Saturday, August 20, 2016 Project Healing Waters Flyfishing (PHWFF) Founder and President Ed Nicholson traveled to Greenville, Maine to present the Patriot Award to Master Maine Guide Dan Legere and retired Moosehead Area Chamber of Commerce director Bob Hamer for their long and outstanding service to PHWFF participants. American Legion Post 94, a long time contributor to local PHWFF outings hosted the ceremony at their hall. Accompanying Legere and Hamer were their wives, Penny Legere and Susan Hamer.
We are pleased to announce that renowned angler and fly-tier Kelly Galloup will be a special guest at The 3rd Annual Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge! The 3rd Annual Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge will be held September 2-3, 2016 in, and around, Knoxville, TN to raise funds and awareness of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the injured and disabled veterans we serve. A fundraising banquet will precede Saturday's fishing tournament and will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm at the Foundry on the Fair in Knoxville, TN.
The 3rd Annual Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge will be held September 2-3, 2016 in, and around, Knoxville, TN to raise funds and awareness of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the injured and disabled veterans we serve. A fundraising banquet will precede Saturday's fishing tournament and will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm at the Foundry on the Fair in Knoxville, TN.
The Battle at Boxwood is an annual event that serves as both a fishing tournament and a fundraiser for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc and the veterans we serve. The 6th Annual Battle at Boxwood will take place on July 16, 2016 in Shawnee, Colorado at Boxwood Gulch Ranch.
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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