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Ladies-Only Billfish Tournament Announced

Women in Hampton Roads, Virginia cast their lines to raise funds for breast cancer research.

July 23, 2014
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The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation‘s 12th Annual Wine, Women & Fishing (WWF) fundraising event goes underway August 16 -17 at Southside Marina in Virginia Beach, Va. On August 17, women from throughout the area will come together for a fishing tournament to raise funds for breast cancer research at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Since its inception, WWF has generated more than $300,000 for EVMS.

“We are honored to contribute to research at EVMS in hopes that one day we will find a cure for breast cancer,” said Linda Church, WWF committee chair. “Wine, Women & Fishing is an event that we look forward to each year and great opportunity to unite and support a worthwhile cause.

Registration is $800 per team for up to six lady anglers on a boat. Each team receives an invitation to the registration party on August 16, six tickets to the all-inclusive awards banquet and a goody bag and t-shirt for each angler. On August 17, fishing will be followed by a dock party featuring wine tastings, a silent auction, handcrafted goods by local artisans and new this year, a bourbon tasting. The evening will conclude with an awards dinner and a performance by Guava Jam.

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For more information and to register for Wine, Women & Fishing visit www.cbwc.org.

**About The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation: **

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the belief that the future strength and prosperity of our region and nation are dependent on the education of our youth. Since its inception in 1990, the Foundation has raised and distributed millions of dollars to organizations which have supported the youth of South Hampton Roads, enabling thousands to pursue higher education, meaningful careers and fulfilling lives. In order to fund its mission, the Foundation stages a variety of events, highlighted by the Annual Grand Auction, for those with a special interest in enjoying, sharing and collecting wines.

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