NEXT MEETING – The next meeting will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 5:59 p.m. The meeting will be held at Split Tree Barbecue, 115 Wilson Road , Alvaton , Kentucky 41220 . Come early for some barbeque and fellowship.
BANQUET NEWS – The 2014 Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Cambridge Square , 830 Fairview Avenue , Bowling Green , Kentucky . The cost is only $25 per person plus your $35 annual membership dues. Spouses and significant others do not have to pay dues. The menu consists of the following:
Sliced Boiled Country Ham • Champaign Chicken • Sliced Ribeye Steak
Salad • Sautéed Vegetables • Red Potatoes
Coffee, Tea, or Soda • Rolls • Assorted Desserts
BANQUET SPONSORS NEEDED – To help keep the banquet costs to a minimum and obtain outstanding auction items, Banquet Sponsors are needed. The cost is only $250 and goes a long way in helping with the chapter’s habitat and youth projects. Sponsors receive the following:
Four Meal Tickets ($100) – One Browning Raffle Ticket ($20) – Red & Black QF Expedition Duffle ($40) – One Year Membership ($35) – Ten Other Raffle Tickets ($10) A Smug Feeling Knowing You Helped Bob White Make a Comeback (J) A Warm Fuzzy Feeling Knowing You Helped Introduce a Child to the Outdoors (Priceless)
ROCKCASTLE SHOOTING CENTER DONATES $400 GIFT CERTIFICATE – Rockcastle, Rock Chukars, and Rockcastle Outfitters Wingshooting made a huge donation for our banquet auction. They donated a gift certificate, which entitles the winning bidder to a guided, full-day of hunting and lodging with two double beds. The donation includes 2 meals, up to 16 quail, 4 pheasant, 4 chukar, a guide, and a dog. This is a $400 value. Be at the auction to get a shot at a fantastic experience!
HABITAT RAFFLE – The chapter is raffling a $1,179 (MSRP), 12-gauge Browning Silver Lightening Hunter with nickel receiver, gloss wood finish, 3” shell capacity, 28” barrel and an engraved QF logo on the gun stock. The $20 raffle tickets are limited to 150 tickets—best odds we have ever had on a raffle! The raffle will take place at the banquet. You must be 21 to enter and all federal and state firearms laws apply. Tickets may be picked up at the next chapter meeting. If you can sell some tickets, please call Mike Steenbergen at 270-535-9829. If you want to buy a ticket, contact a chapter member or send $20 per ticket to Russ Hopper, Treasurer, 2349 Russellville Road , Bowling Green , Kentucky 42101 . A numbered ticket stub will be sent to you.
Other items to be raffled at the banquet include a Böker 547 Bowie Knife and a Browning BL-22 Grade I Silver with silver engraved nickel receiver. The chance of winning one of these beauties is one-in-fifty-two.
ONE MORE TIME – We need sponsors and auction items! Consider donating or obtaining a country ham, an antique gun, some ammunition, a necklace, a bracelet, a diamond ring, game calls, training videos, 50 quail, pheasant breasts, a mess of crappie, a dog kennel, gun cases, pooper scoopers, a barbequed butt roast, dog training sessions, a red velvet cake, a set of slightly-used hearing aids, field walking-canes, a slightly used boat, metal signs, fly-fishing gear, a pedicure, a sun tan session, a gym membership, a role of bologna and some crackers, a women’s scarf, an antique tea set, a $100 bill, sporting dishes, or a pair of unused hunting boots. Bring it all!
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