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Conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in Johnson City
Conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in Johnson City


The Appalachian Highlands Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) will host its 18th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Holiday Inn, 101 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN, beginning with a reception party at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

According to Steve Dula, individual membership and dinner tickets are $60. There is also an optional family membership package for $85 which includes two dinners. Additional family dinners are available at $35 each. Banquet, Conservation, Sustaining and Gold sponsorship packages are also available at $275, $500, $1,000 and $2,500 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 and one 1-year RGS membership when accompanied by a paying adult.

As is the custom at this event, the evening will feature a live and silent auction, games, drawings and door prizes; highlighted with the finest selection of quality firearms, artwork and collectable’s.

For more information and/or tickets contact Dula at 423-963-0062 or by e-mail at: shdula@centurylink.net .

As with all RGS fundraisers, proceeds from this event will be used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat.

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is the premier 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

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