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Teen girls to be mentored during ‘Heels and Reels’ fishing tournament

Naples, Florida – With expert guidance and mentoring provided by Southwest Florida boat owners and professional anglers, thirty teen girls from the PACE Center for Girls of Collier County in Naples will be introduced to the enjoyment of sport fishing on Saturday, October 5, 2013 while participating in the annual Freedom Waters Foundation’s (FWF) “Heels and Reels” Fishing Tournament.


A variety of dedicated volunteers have signed on to donate vessels, time, experience and knowledge while mentoring the teens through fishing. The tournament kicks off at 8 AM and concludes at 2 PM, departing and returning to The Naples Boat Club, 909 10th Street S. Naples, FL 34102.

Past FWF “Heels & Reels” Fishing Tournament Sponsors Have Included:

  • B’ASS Fisherwomen
  • Freedom Boat Club
  • Naples Boat Club
  • American Marine Management
  • Brand Right Graphics
  • Global Wealth Consultants, Inc.
  • St. Raphael Roofing, Inc.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or donating directly to the FWF, please contact Debra Frenkel at dfrenkel@freedomwatersfoundation.org. “Heels & Reels” is a FWF volunteer driven program.

Photo courtesy of Heels & Reels

Photo courtesy of Heels and Reels

FWF is a non profit organization with the following mission:  Enhancing lives through boating opportunities and marine related activities for people with disabilities, life threatening illnesses, youth at risk and others with special needs.

Tournament Schedule:

Friday, October 4th, 2013

7:00 p.m – Captains Meeting

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

7:30 am – Registration

8:00 am – Depart Docks

8:00 am -12:00 pm – Fish

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

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