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Chapter News - September 13, 2008

PF Sept 2008 Banquet

PF Sept 2008 Banquet

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2008

Brandy Kalgren youth gun winner PF banquet 9-13-08 William Thompson youth gun winner PF banquet 9-13-08

These two lucky kids, William Thompson and Brandy Kalgren, each won a Remington 870 at this year's Pheasant Forever Chapter 630 Banquet held on September 13, 2008. Over 15 guns where raffled and auctioned along with numerous prints, original art, furniture, hunting and fishing gear as well as other prizes. Two people received a framed print of the year and a chance in the Pheasants Forever national lottery for a televised bird hunt in the mid-west. The four bird hunts were in high demand during the live auction.

The Red Fern in St. Marys was the location for the 120 person banquet where we raised over $5500 for local habitat work for animals. Thank you to everyone to came to support this event.

A MS PowerPoint highlighted the local chapter's habitat work, equipment purchases, donations, PA Game Commission land acquisition, and the success of the annual youth hunt.

These sponsors helped make the event another huge success for our chapter - National City, Hilltop Seeds LLC, Palumbo's Family Meats, Mike Buhler, Ridgway Rifle Club, Smith's Sports Store, Maurus Sorg, Jane Bryndel, Chris Yeager, Jeff Buhler, Meg Yeager, Andy Redmond, Gordon Scull, Michael Depanfilis, Jim Degler, Bob Beimel, Veolia.

Please visit our web site ( to learn more about our local events and how to get involved. Our next meeting will be Monday October 13, 2008 7 PM at the Capital City fire hall on Front Street in Ridgway, PA.