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Dble Haul
05-07-2004, 09:45 AM
Casting for Recovery
PMB 257, 946 Great Plain Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

Stan Golub
Associate Director

Mr. Golub:

On behalf of the Worldwide Flyfishing Forum (flyfishingforum.com) and Flytying Forum (flytyingforum.com), I am pleased to be able to offer this donation of flies that have been tied by some of our generous members. We believe very strongly that your organizationís mission is positive and just, and we are very happy to be able to contribute with our donations. Although our tying efforts pale in comparison to the tasks that CFR takes on every day, we hope that our flies will bring some joy and comfort to those who use them.

Our tiers who have donated flies come from far and wide:

Justin Finkbeiner
Frankenmuth, MI

Peter Kurey
Chatham, NJ

Patrick Carroll
Sun City, CA

Todd Surette
Waltham, MA

Michael Verbeek
Allendale, MI

Doug Palone
Northfield Falls, VT

Sarah Haning
Romeo, MI

Pat Higgins
Gardner, MA

Rick Griffith
Allegan, MI

Pete Laviolette
Calgary, Alberta

John Desjardins
Lunenburg, MA

John Deinnocentis
Tewksbury, MA

Mark La Roi
Pittsburgh, PA

Thomas Deyette
Hudson Falls, NY

Rob Grider
Danville, IL

Tim Smith
Truro, Nova Scotia

Ashley Strutt
Malmesbury, England

Allen Gave
Shelby Twp, MI

Paul Tidroski
New Port Richey, FL

Robert Farrand
Birch Run, MI

Jerry Caruso
Philadelphia, PA

Eric Folsom
Roseville, MI


We plan to keep this fly donation as an annual event within our groups so that we can continue to support CFR and its objectives in the future. Itís a positive and poignant way for us to remember those who have passed on from cancer, and to help support those who struggle with it on a daily basis.

Best wishes,



Mark Dysinger
Portland, CT

Dble Haul
05-07-2004, 09:47 AM
We had just under two dozen tiers and nearly 500 flies donated. Thank you to all who contributed for such an enorumous and generous donation.

You have all truly made a difference and should be proud of yourselves.

:) :) :)

Dble Haul
05-18-2004, 08:58 AM
Here's a copy of a message that I received from CFR...

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Hello!
Seline here, Exec. Dir. of CFR...read the wonderful cover letter to CFR about fly donations! Thank you so much...

We are so appreciative of the donation. It means so much to the women that people from around the world are reaching out.

Flies go on lines, they are put on hats and forever thought of as a token of caring and their special time during the weekend!

Thanks so much again. Will post a general email to thank everyone!
Best, Seline

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Once again, thanks to all participants!