We are pleased to announce the winners of The 4th Annual PHWFF Fly Tying Contest! The five finalists attended the International Fly Tying Symposium the weekend of November 19, 2016 at which time an awards ceremony was held announcing the winners. In addition to the amazing opportunity to travel to, and attend, the International Fly Tying Symposium, the finalists selected as winners received great prizes from our friends at Regal Vise.
Join us on November 29th for #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Your support will provide injured and disabled veterans with the support they need on their journey to recovery. We invite you to join the movement and to help get out the give for the veterans we serve
The five finalists in The 4th Annual PHWFF Fly Tying Contest will attend the International Fly Tying Symposium in Somerset, NJ on November 19 -20, 2016 at which time an awards ceremony will be held announcing the winners. In addition to the amazing opportunity to travel to, and attend, the International Fly Tying Symposium, the finalists selected as winners will receive great prizes from our friends at Regal Vise. The finalists are David Arena from Virginia Beach VA; James Scott from Signal Mountain,TN; John Warland from Mt Pleasant, SC; Barry Silverman from Aurora, CO; and Robert Simonovich from Clinton, OH.
This past August, Wilderness North hosted their 8th Annual Healing on the Albany event -- welcoming Project Healing Waters veterans and service member participants to their Miminiska Lodge for a memorable experience in the cool green boreal forest of Ontario.
Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. Formerly known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I in 1918. In 1954, following both World War II and the Korean War, the U.S. Congress – at the urging of veterans service organizations – approved legislation to make Nov. 11th a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Team USA and Duke University basketball teams invites you to join us for Healing Saturday on November 12, 2016. Healing Saturday is a collection of simultaneous daylong events aimed at raising funds and awareness of our cause and the injured and disabled veterans they serve.
(updated 11/12/2016) Our programs are hosting simultaneous daylong events on Saturday, November 12, 2016 to raise funds and awareness of our cause and the injured and disabled veterans they serve. This special day, dubbed “Healing Saturday” will take place at local fly shops across the country in cooperation with the local volunteer-run PHWFF programs. Through offering special opportunities like entertainment, food, and all-things fly fishing Healing Saturday will aide in supporting veterans on their journeys to physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
We are pleased to announce that Russ Ambrose has been named Regional Coordinator for The Tennessee Valley Region of PHWFF! Join us in welcoming him! As long-time Program Lead for the PHWFF Johnson City, TN Program, he will be taking over from Ken Swinburne, our dedicated Regional Coordinator for the area who will be making an exciting move to New Zealand. Russ will continue to serve as Program Lead in Johnson City and enjoy the great support of Ken Swinburne, Steve Thompson, and Bill Coyne in the region.
Cheif Executive Officer Colonel Todd Desgrosseilliers, USMC (ret) addressed The 3rd Annual Healing on the Fly gala on October 4, 2016 at The Loeb Boathouse in New York's Central Park.
We are pleased to announce the finalists in The 4th Annual Project Healing Waters Fly Tying Contest! The contest is way for PHWFF program participants to showcase the skills, talents, and creativity they've gained from program classes, meetings, and independent study in a casual and fun contest. Only individuals who meet the definition of a PHWFF participant were eligible to enter the contest.
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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