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Casting for Recovery first ever fly fishing fundraiser in Montana

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Casting for Recovery is choosing the beautiful Bitterroot Valley of western Montana as the location of an exciting national fundraising campaign for this important and unique organization that changes lives for women affected by breast cancer.

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The Bitterroot Valley Cast One for Hope fly fishing weekend is built around a professionally guided fly fishing float trip and will be held Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013.

Casting for Recovery (CFR) is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides free education and support retreats that incorporate fly fishing into the program for women in all stages of breast cancer. CFR will have 42 retreats in 34 states in 2013. Two will be in Montana.

BV-CFR Cast One for Hope fly fishing weekend is providing 15 boats operated by dedicated and licensed western Montana fly fishing guides. The event is limited to 30 anglers (2 per boat) and registration is $1200 per person. More information including lodging options is available from Peg Miskin, CFR National Program Director.

  • October 4, Friday - night: Each participant is invited to a soirée at a stunning private Montana home on the Bitterroot River.
  • October 5, Saturday - day: Guided fly fishing day (2 anglers per boat) including the shore lunch.
  • October 5, Saturday - night: Exclusive celebration dinner and auction at the Stock Farm Club. Awards will also be presented.

CFR and supporters hope this event will be near and dear to participants’ hearts and gift them back a memorable weekend in the Bitterroot Valley with new and o old friends. Your support will mean so much to all the women who have and will participate in the Casting for Recovery program. To learn more about Casting for Recovery see the summary and contact information below. And, by all means, share this article!

About Casting for Recovery:

Casting for Recovery has inspired the generous and loyal support of donors large and small, and continues to believe in its mission of providing women with powerful tools for healing at no expense to them.

Casting for Recovery was founded on the principles that the natural world is a healing force and that cancer survivors deserve one weekend — free of charge and free of the stresses from medical treatment, home, or workplace — to experience something new and challenging while enjoying beautiful surroundings within an intimate, safe, and nurturing structure.

CFR provides an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by breast cancer to gather in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. Just as importantly, the retreats offer an opportunity to meet new friends, network, exchange information, and have fun.

Weekend retreats incorporate counseling, educational services, and the trained facilitators that staff each retreat, including a psycho-social therapist, a health care professional (e.g. physical therapist, nurse), as well as fly-fishing instructors and river helpers.

Casting for Recovery BV-CFR Cast One for Hope fly fishing weekend contact information:

To register for the Bitterroot Valley CFR Cast One for Hope click this link to sign up via the secure Acceptiva site for this event.

Peg Miskin, stationed in Hamilton, Montana
National Program Director
802-440-2227
peg.miskin@castingforrecovery.org

Casting for Recovery website:
www.castingforrecovery.org

Join the CFR Email List!

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