January Newsletter – Happy New Year! 2018

Making it Happen!

Mark your calendar for March 10, 2018

A Spectacular Event is Coming your Way!

To participate in future FWF Weller Day Boat Outings, please visit the FWF website and sign up as: Participant, Boat Owner, Volunteer….and of course, you can be a Donor too by donating there too!

Caring, Sharing, Loving and Having Fun!

Fun finishes for 2017 – Hope and Happiness in 2018

FWF Weller Day Family Goes Cruising - 8/3/17- Jupiter - Young girl gets a day out cruising aboard Applecorps with her family. The smiles say it all. Thank yo for donating you, Richard and Molly Apple for donating your time and the use of your vessel to make this incredible day happen for this family. Thank you Lori Griffith for being the FWF Lead host volunteer!

FWF Weller Day for Veterans and Families – 12/3/17 – Ft. Lauderdale

FWF Weller Day Family Goes Fishing - 8/3/17 - Bonita Springs Young girl gets a day out fishing with her family. The smiles say it all. Thank you Scott Wilkins for donating your time and use of your vessel to make this incredible day happen for this family. Thank you MaryAnn Jeff Mitchell for being the FWF Lead host volunteer!

FWF and FGCU Students fishing with FDD – that’s a lot of initials…. Freedom Waters Foundation and Florida Gulf Coast University Students did fishing workshop with Friends of the Developmentally Delayed clients at Sugden Regional Park in partnership with Collier County Parks and Recreation. 12/3/17

FWF Weller Day Veterans Fishing with Scott Wilkins. 8/4/17 - Naples Thank you Scott Wilkins for donating your time and the use of your vessel to take these veterans fishing. The fish stories are even being told in the photos. Thank you JIm Volk for being the FWF Lead Volunteer.

FWF Veterans Fishing Day aboard The Shaded Lady – 12/6/17 – Port of the Islands

FWF Veterans Meet and Greet - Ft. Lauderdale -8/6/17 - aboard the Riverboat Cruises. Look at the interaction, enjoyment, and relaxation on these faces. All had a good time. Thank you to all our volunteer who made it possible and enjoyable for our guess - John, Amy, Katey, Beth, Brent, Brianne and Lloyd Feinberg, Bert, and Evan Austin.
FWF Weller Veterans Fishing outing aboard Shaded Lady in Port of the Islands - 8/7/17 Thank you Phillip DeVille for volunteering your time and use of your boat to make this incredible day happen for these veterans. Great day of fishing and sightseeing for all.

FWF Special outing at the Naples Boat Parade – 12/10/17

FWF Weller Day with United Cerebral Palsy aboard Pure Florida - Naples Double Sunshine - 7/14/17 - Naples

FWF Weller Day with the MS Group – 12/12/2017 – aboard the Naples Princess Cruises.

FWF Weller Day gone Fishing - 8/10/17 - Ft. Myers - aboard Marianne Thank you Captain Pete Della-Luna for donating your time and the use of your vessel to take these veterans fishing, Thank you Connie Nagele for being the FWF Lead. I know you helped them catch fish!

FWF Weller Fishing for a special young man and his family aboard M/Y Passion- 12/16/17

FWF Weller Day for a special young lady and her mother with US Sailing Center in Martin County. 8/12/17 Referred by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - all that left behind to just enjoy the fresh air, smooth seas and sailing across the waters for pure fun! Thank Mike Shea for making it happen. Thank you Lori Griffith for braving a new experience and Making more joy on the water!

FWF Weller Day for a special young lady referred by Candlelighters of Southwest Florida and her family for a day out on the water to relax and leave all their worries and cares on the shore.

FWF Weller Day for a young man and his family - 8/16/17 - Miami Thank you Brian Scott for donating your time and the use of your vessel to make this magical day happen for this family. Thank you FWF Lead volunteer, Mitzi Johnson for making sure the smiles and memories for all present!

FWF Weller fishing Day for a special young lady, referred by Candlelighters of Southwest Florida, and her family. 12/17/17 – Sanibel

FWF Weller for a special family Naples 8/19/17 Thank you Captain Chris Parker for donating your time and the use of your vessel and sharing your love of being out on the water with this family who may not otherwise have such an opporunity. Thank you FWF Volunteer Michael Smith for helping to make this great day on the water happen.

FWF Weller fishing Day for a special young lady, referred by Candlelighters of Southwest Florida, and her family. 12/17/17 – Sanibel

FWF Weller Day aboard the Jupiter Taxi for a special couple of children and their families! - 8/8/17 You never know who has a challenge, especially when out on the water - relaxing and enjoying life! Thank you Dan Ganzel for donating your time and use of your vessel to give all onboard an experience to remember. Thank you to Lori Griffith and Tracie Viner for being such wonderful FWF Leads.

FWF Holiday Cruise for children with a variety of challenges and their families, aboard the Mariner III – 12/17/17- with Santa and all!

FWF Weller Day aboard the Jupiter Taxi for a special couple of children and their families! - 8/8/17 You never know who has a challenge, especially when out on the water - relaxing and enjoying life! Thank you Dan Ganzel for donating your time and use of your vessel to give all onboard an experience to remember. Thank you to Lori Griffith and Tracie Viner for being such wonderful FWF Leads.

FWF Weller Day Veterans Cruise aboard M/Y Lady Jane – Marco Island – 12/19/17

FWF Weller Day aboard the Jupiter Taxi for a special couple of children and their families! - 8/8/17 You never know who has a challenge, especially when out on the water - relaxing and enjoying life! Thank you Dan Ganzel for donating your time and use of your vessel to give all onboard an experience to remember. Thank you to Lori Griffith and Tracie Viner for being such wonderful FWF Leads.

FWF Weller Fishing for a special young man and his family aboard The Shaded Lady – 12/20/17

FWF Weller Day aboard the Jupiter Taxi for a special couple of children and their families! - 8/8/17 You never know who has a challenge, especially when out on the water - relaxing and enjoying life! Thank you Dan Ganzel for donating your time and use of your vessel to give all onboard an experience to remember. Thank you to Lori Griffith and Tracie Viner for being such wonderful FWF Leads.

FWF Weller Day for a special couple aboard the Shaded Lady, out in the Port of the Islands with Capt. Phillip Deville 12/30/17

FWF Weller Day outing for a young man and his family 8/31/17- Jupiter. Thank you Captain Steven Ash for donating your time and thank you Freedom Boat Club for donating the use of your boat to make this outing possible. Thank you FWF Lead, . Lori Griffith for making this special day happen for this family. And, these wonderful photos are by Lori Griffith too. She captures these outings perfectly every time! Thank you Lori!

Thank you for making smiles and memories.

We look forward to sharing the evening with you at the gala – March 10 2018.

Be Safe, Be Loving, Share in the Fun!

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