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Casting for Recovery helps cancer survivors

Peg Kingery, of Moscow, does a little fly-fishing on the north fork of the Coeur d'Alene River near Kingston Idaho on Monday October 10, 2011. She is part of a local chapter of a national organization called Casting for Recovery. It provides breast cancer survivors a free weekend retreat to learn the sport of fly-fishing. (Kathy Plonka)
Peg Kingery, of Moscow, does a little fly-fishing on the north fork of the Coeur d'Alene River near Kingston Idaho on Monday October 10, 2011. She is part of a local chapter of a national organization called Casting for Recovery. It provides breast cancer survivors a free weekend retreat to learn the sport of fly-fishing. (Kathy Plonka)

FISHING – A fundraising dinner benefitting “Casting for Recovery” is set for April 27 at the Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Apple Way Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Tickets $30, $50 for two. 

Email dlonderee@roadrunner.com or phone (208) 683-1759.

The program benefits cancer survivors, who can apply at CastingforRecovery.org for this year’s retreat at Shoshone Base Camp along the Coeur d’Alene River.




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