Sponsorship and Charities
Forbes of Kingennie are the proud main sponsors for the Scottish Youth Fly Fishing Team. Mike Forbes himself, a former National Fly Fishing Champion and Captain of the Senior Scottish International Fly Fishing Team, is passionate about youth fishing and promoting the sport to the younger generation. The Scottish Fly Fishing Youth Team comprises 14 members and 2 reserves and is open to boys & girls under the age of eighteen. For more information on the youth team please click here.
We support a variety of charities throughout the year. In 2015 we raised over £8,000 for Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia (TCCL), who are a wonderful local charity that the Forbes family hold close to their hearts. For more information on TCCL please click here. Cash for Kids was our chosen charity in 2016 and we managed to raise over £5,000 with the help of all who attended our Sportsman's Dinner.
In 2017, we are sponsoring the 'Coach of the Year' category in the ANGUSalive Sports Awards, which celebrates the success and achievements of sporting individuals, teams, clubs, coaches and volunteers across the Angus area. Now in its 21st year, the event receives great support from local people who put their sporting stars forward for recognition. The awards will be held at the Reid Hall, Forfar on Thursday 9 March 2017.
We also regularly support Casting for Recovery, who provide an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by breast cancer to gather on retreat in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. For more information on Casting for recovery please click here.