Southern Maryland Slam set to help disabled active duty and veterans in the region

Presented by FGS, the Inaugural Southern Maryland Slam is a special event in support of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the thousands of disabled veterans they serve each year across the United States

It is our pleasure to announce that Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF) is holding its inaugural Southern Maryland Slam Fishing Tournament & Dinner, at 5:00 pm on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at The JES Avanti Foundation at Bluff Point in Bushwood, MD. This exciting fundraising event will strengthen PHWFF’s efforts to reach disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans in the National Capital Region and throughout the United States.

Presented by FGS, this Inaugural event will feature a fly fishing tournament hosting 12 disabled veteran participants for a special day on the water followed by a fundraising dinner overlooking the water.  The event aims to strengthen PHWFF’s efforts to reach disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans in the National Capital Region and throughout the United States.

The dinner will feature a cocktail hour with a silent auction, seated dinner, and a short program featuring PHWFF veteran guest speakers who will share their healing journey with PHWFF and how it fostered their physical and emotional recovery.  

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. Activities are provided free of charge to all participants. What began in 2005 as a single program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center now exceeds 200 programs (including 19 programs in the Virginia and National Capital regions) led by more than 3,600 volunteers.

For over a decade PHWFF has focused on healing those who serve.  It is through the tremendous contributions of supporters and volunteers nationwide that PHWFF served over 8,300 deserving members of our armed services in 2018.

To learn more about the event please visit click here.

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