Whitetails Unlimited fund-raising banquet Sept. 22

Local hunters, outdoorsmen and conservationists will have another great opportunity to support a worthy cause Saturday, Sept. 22. The Rockford-area chapter of Whitetails Unlimited will host their fund-raising banquet at the Verdi Hall, 782 N. Madison St., Rockford.

Not only will there be a terrific dinner, a live auction will be part of the evening’s activities. There will also be door prizes, including sporting equipment, limited-edition wildlife and outdoor art, and WTU collectibles.

The proceeds from the banquet and auction will go toward local conservation and youth education.

Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 each, $15 for a spouse, or $15 for juniors 15 and younger. No tickets will be sold at the door. To order your tickets, call Pete Blassage at (815) 289-4834, or WTU National Headquarters at (800) 274-5471, or you can order them online at www.whitetailsunlimited.com.

Whitetails Unlimited, Inc., is a national, nonprofit, conservation organization, with members in all 50 states. They work with their local chapters in addressing issues involving whitetail deer and their habitat.

Doug Halberstadt can be reached via e-mail at Dougster61@aol.com.

from the Sept. 19 – 25, 2007, issue

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