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Fish Tales & Cocktails 2014
Casting for Recovery Benefit Oct 3, 2014 – 6 to 8 pm Blackfly Outfitter, 11702 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 904.997.2220
Guy Harvey Outpost is proud to support Casting for Recovery. Founded in 1996 in Manchester, Vermont, by a breast cancer reconstructive surgeon and a professional fly fisher, Casting for Recovery’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing.
Casting for Recovery provides free fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer
70% of the women who attend Casting for Recovery retreats have never been to a support group
CfR currently offers 42 retreats across the country, serving nearly 600 women each year
CfR relies on the support of more than 1,600 volunteers nationwide, including medical and psychosocial professionals, fly fishing instructors and alumnae
You can make a difference and have a lot of fun attending the benefit “FISH TALES & COCKTAILS” at Blackfly Outfitter Friday October 3, 2014. We will serve you awesome appetizers, cold beer and very nice wine while you peruse the extensive raffle and silent auction items our top vendors and friends have generously donated. The volunteers who work tirelessly for the organization will inspire you with their own stories of how CfR has impacted their lives. Aubrey Thompson, Ph.D., fly fisherman and Professor of Cancer Biology at Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center will provide the latest on breast cancer research.
An impressive list of raffle and silent auction items include: Costa Del Mar sunglasses, Orvis Clearwater fly rod, Wright & McGill Blair Wiggins fly rod, art from Vaughn Cochran, fishing charters and more. For a complete list of items check below. Purchase tickets on-line or stop by or call Blackfly Outfitter. Check out our Facebook page for daily updates
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the event – 1 raffle ticket and limited edition Coozie are included with the purchase of a ticket.
We hope to see you there or, if you cannot, please consider purchasing a ticket as a donation to Casting for Recovery.
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