Thursday, September 20, 2012
Area conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in Cadillac, MI
The Highlands Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) will host its second annual Conservation and Sportsmen's Banquet on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the El Dorado Golf Course, 7839 46 ½ Road, Cadillac, MI, beginning with a reception party at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
According to Larry Visser, individual membership and dinner tickets are $55. There is also an optional family membership package for $85 which includes two dinners. Additional family dinners are available at $30 each. Banquet, Conservation and Sustaining sponsorship packages are also available at $250, $500 and $1,000 respectively.
And, in the spirit of the outdoors, youngsters under the age of 16 who recently took and passed a hunter education course and/or women who have participated in a recent Outdoors Women program, and can verify same; will receive a complimentary dinner ticket when accompanied by a paying adult.
In addition, a Webly and Scott 900 K Sporter 20-gauge shotgun will be awarded to some lucky youth age 16 and under. Winner must be present at the time of the drawing.
As with all RGS fundraiser dinners the evening will feature live and silent auctions, games, drawings and door prizes; highlighted with the finest selection of quality firearms, artwork and collectable's.
Proceeds from this event will be used to restore and protect area grouse and woodcock habitat.
For more information and/or tickets contact Visser at 412-228-9472, or by e-mail at: email@example.com
Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is the one international wildlife conservation organization dedicated to promoting conditions suitable for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and related wildlife to sustain our sport hunting tradition and outdoor heritage.
Information on RGS, its mission, management projects and membership can be found on the web at: www.ruffedgrousesociety.org