TERRE HAUTE —
The Sycamore Ridge chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will have its banquet this coming Saturday at the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Hall, 8801 E. Milner Ave.
Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7. Food is catered by Rick’s Smokehouse; you will lick your fingers to the bone after enjoying one of their fine meals.
Dues are $10 for Jakes membership and one meal (ages 12 and under); $20 for an Extreme Jakes membership and one meal (ages 13-17); $55 for one regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman membership plus one meal; and $75 for one regular/WITO Wheelin’ Sportsman membership plus two meals. One regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman sponsor membership plus one meal is $270 and a regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman sponsor membership plus two meals is $290.
The most bang for your buck is the $500 sponsor table with one regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman sponsor membership. All sponsors will receive $300 in mega raffle tickets; one chance at the NWTF Gun of the Year (Franchi 28 gauge shotgun); one chance at the NWTF sponsor gun (one gun for every 10 sponsors); corporate or personal recognition; and three regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman membership and eight meals.
A $750 sponsor table is one regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman Sponsor membership; $300 in Mega Raffle tickets; one chance at the NWTF Gun of the Year (Browning Silver Hunter 12 guage-40th Anniversary Limited Edition Shotgun); one chance at the NWTF Sponsor Gun (one gun for every 10 sponsors); corporate or personal recognition; and seven regular/WITO/Wheelin’ Sportsman memberships and eight meals.
Persons with an active membership in another chapter can get the meal for only $20. They must show membership card at the door.
Each sponsor also receives special recognition at the local banquet and in the banquet program; a 2014 commemorative sponsor pin, membership card and decal; 40 percent off the price of two bags of habitat seed (while supplies last from the NWTF seed subsidy program; six issues of Turkey country magazine; a 2014 special-edition NWTF Boyt gun case; and entry in a sponsor-only drawing for a grand prize package, awarded at 2015 state awards banquet.
If you have questions, please call Cinda Inman at 765-744-5460 or Stacy Kueber at 765-730-6145 or at 10865 E. Gibbs Ave, Rosedale, IN 47874.
Your sponsorship dollars will impact up to five acres of habitat, support a local scholarship, help acquire new hunting lands, support a Jakes field day or support our state hunting heritage events.
My mouth is watering from thinking about Rick’s Smokehouse vittles. I will go for the meal and the banquet is an added treat.
Kenny Bayless can be reach by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 812-877-4688.