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Island Fishermen’s Wives keep safety in focus – 25 years of community service

IA-IFWA-25-years-121814-FD_storyleadTwenty-five years ago the island fishing community lost two of its own within a few short weeks. Clyde Haskell and Allen Thompson both died in fishing-related incidents. Thompson’s body was never recovered from the water. From those tragedies was born an association that would bring the safety and well-being of fishermen into the light: Island Fishermen’s Wives Association, or IFWA for short. The association has reached its 25th year, and to celebrate it has spent 2014 giving back to the community. Read the rest here 19:12