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Jack Hise

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Project Healing Waters
« on: August 18, 2009, 10:58:31 PM »
On September 15th the Lynchburg Fly Fishing Club will begin a 4 week program in conjunction with the Murfreesboro VA Hospital. 

8 fly tying kits have been received from PHW as well as 8 TFO 9' 5 wt. 4 pc. rods all rigged with reels, backing and line.  Also the club has raised close to $100.00 for tying supplies.

Our contact at the VA is trying for a starting group of 10 out patient veterans. 

We have a member that teaches fly tying and a member that is a certified
casting instructor.

We are going into this somewhat blind and have no idea of what do or expect!  It is agreed that this is to be a pilot program leading to a long term program. 

Wish us luck!  We may be back asking for more help!

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Re: Project Healing Waters
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2009, 11:04:34 PM »
Good deal Jack, if we can do anything, holler.

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Re: Project Healing Waters
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2009, 06:23:27 AM »
Yep just let us know.
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Re: Project Healing Waters
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2009, 06:56:08 AM »
Yes, please let us know. Have to support our veterans.
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Re: Project Healing Waters
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2009, 10:09:22 AM »
Way to go guys.

Jack, Nabours and Friends is in for $50.00 toward your fly tying supplies. Shoot me an email with your mailing address and I'll get it sent asap.
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