Troop Appreciation Foundation

   "Honor - Service - Gratitude"

Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby Update :     

The 10th Annual Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby 

Planning for the 2021 Annual Troop Fishing Derby's Has Begun 

The planning committee for 2021 event has expanded to account for growth.  The 10th Annual Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby is scheduled to take place September 8, 2021 at the Lake Murray Sailing Club (235 Old Forge Road, Chapin SC 29036).  Breakfast, Catered Lunch, Fishing, Prize Giveaway & much more planned for the Soldiers.    

The following is a list of the planning committee for event.  Feel free to contact them if you have any questions.

•  Mike Glover will focus on fundraising, media relations & logistics (

•  Bill Strong will be treasure, and assist with fundraising & logistics (

•  Joby Wetzel will be the chief of the boats (COB) and all activities associated with securing boat captains for event

•  Tammy Hicks will be the lead for all activities associated with securing and distributing prizes & gifts (

Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, wish to donate &/or volunteer.

The Troop Appreciation Foundation would like to give the Lake Murray Sailing Club a special Thank You for allowing us to host events at their clubhouse in 2021 !!  

Annual Troop Fishing Derby takes place at The Lake Murray Sailing Club - 235 Old Forge Road, Chapin SC  29036

Volunteers Needed
We need some interested patriotic sponsors to help with prizes. Checks should be made out to: 
“TAFFF.”(Troop Appreciation Fishing Fund Foundation) and sent to: P.O. Box 876, Chapin SC 29036 or donate here:

We are a 501(c)(3) - 100% of the funds donated are used for events for Wounded Warriors or Active Duty Soldiers.  Donations can be electronically submitted to Troop Appreciation Foundation via Zelle (account name in Zelle -;  My Name - Mike Glover)

All  donations are tax deductible and go directly to the event – not to the Wounded  Warrior Project


We need some interested patriotic sponsors to help with prizes .