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Reel Recovery Utah's 12th Annual Spring Bash!

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

Reel Recovery Utah's 12th Annual Spring Bash!

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Reel Recovery Utah's 12th Annual Spring Bash!

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Utah Men Living with Cancer

Thursday Evening | April 27th | 6:00pm
at Cafe Trio - Cottonwood
6405 South 3000 East | Holladay | Utah | 84121

Great Food & Wine Education

Live Music, Silent and Live Auctions

Hosted by Brett Prettyman

Tickets $50 per person or email

Have questions about Reel Recovery Utah's 12th Annual Spring Bash!? Contact Reel Recovery

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Café Trio
6405 South 3000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

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Reel Recovery

Reel Recovery was founded in 2003 by a group of avid fly-fishers, inspired by their fishing buddy’s ongoing battle with brain cancer. Witnessing first-hand the beneficial impact fly-fishing provided their friend, they created Reel Recovery to provide the same opportunity for other men battling the disease. Combining expert fly-fishing instruction with directed “courageous conversations”, the organization provides men with all forms of cancer a unique opportunity to share their stories, learn a new skill, form lasting friendships and gain renewed hope as they confront the challenges of cancer.

In Dedication

"Your greatest gift is what you give of yourself." - Stewart Brown


Stewart Brown made this comment to the group of men gathered at the first ever Reel Recovery retreat in Loveland, CO, just three days before he was to go into surgery on his brain tumor. That was Stu, always thinking of others, even as he faced his own greatest challenge.

It was Stu’s determination to give to others that formed the cornerstone of Reel Recovery. An avid fly-fisher, Stu spent many hours during the three years after his cancer diagnosis in the peaceful beauty of Colorado waters. He dedicated his final months to the creation of Reel Recovery, so other men facing similar battles could experience the healing serenity that fly-fishing had offered him.

Inspired by his vision, passion and courage, a group of men joined with Stu to establish Reel Recovery in May, 2003. Though his health was beginning to deteriorate, Stu was able to attend the first Retreat in June, along with his son Tyson, who served as volunteer staff. The two were able to share moments of joy, pain, fear and love as they fished together and shared their stories with the rest of the group.

In Stu’s last weeks, in failing health, he summoned his strength to meet with world-champion cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. Stu was determined to share with Lance his vision of Reel Recovery and the importance of this program to future cancer survivors. Stu’s inspiring courage was met with a generous hand in return; the Lance Armstrong Foundation provided Reel Recovery with a generous three-year grant, ensuring that Stu’s legacy would live on through Reel Recovery for many years to come.

Reel Recovery is dedicated to Stewart Brown.

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