‘It’s the best kept secret’

‘It’s the best kept secret’

Bentley Heyliger  Bentley, born and raised in the projects of Manhattan, enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 19. He served in the infantry for 21 years out of his 39 years of service. During his service, he was deployed to Iraq in 2003 and Freedom 2.1 for...
WWA opens new headquarters

WWA opens new headquarters

A vision imagined more than six years ago became a reality earlier this week when the founders of the Wounded Warrior Anglers of America signed lease papers for their new world headquarters and training facility on Pine Island Road in Cape Coral. “To see it come...
‘It’s a great way to give back’

‘It’s a great way to give back’

                  The Laishley Park Municipal Marina Community Room in Punta Gorda was transformed with rows of tables, as warriors were given the opportunity to learn a new skill – rod building. “I think it’s fantastic,” Dan Watson, a member of Mosquito Creek Rod...
Golf tourney deemed success

Golf tourney deemed success

As 8 a.m. struck Saturday, Sept. 19, a slew of golf carts exited the Myerlee Country Club with more than 40 golfers eager to participate in the first annual Golf Tournament to benefit Wounded Warrior Anglers – Southwest Florida Region. Ralph Camp, a member of the...

WWA welcomes new board members

    On Thursday, Aug. 13, the Wounded Warrior Anglers of America board of directors approved three new board members, Keith Campbell, Brad Jessen and Kevin Purdy. “I am deeply moved to have been selected to this board,” Purdy said. “I am grateful to Dave and Judy...
Golf scramble to support veterans

Golf scramble to support veterans

A Navy veteran of 26 years, Ralph Camp, moved to Southwest Florida a number of years ago from northern Florida. While attending an event in Cape Coral, he met Dave and Judy Souders, the founders of Wounded Warrior Anglers. Camp decided to become a charter member of...