IRON RIVER—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County has announced the dates for their 26th annual membership banquet. It will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the Iron County Armory, 107 E Franklin Ave., in Iron River. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with dinner to be served at 6:30 p.m.
The evening will include a buffet dinner, silent auctions, raffles and 80 great door prizes. The admission charge of $60 will include the meal, membership, a Wildlife Unlimited hat and a chance at one of 80 door prizes, including 10 firearms.
Youth tickets, for those 17 and younger, are $30. Youths receive a Wildlife Unlimited hat, their meal and a guaranteed door prize.
To qualify for the Early Bird Drawing for a Ruger Model 10/22 22cal. long rifle, ticket requests must be submitted prior to March 21.
The banquet will include over 40 firearms to be awarded during the evening at various raffles held throughout the night. Three different Mail-In Raffles are being offered. These include a Smith and Wesson AR 22 cal. rifle (only 100 tickets available at $10 each), a Henry “Big Boy” 44 Magnum rifle with brass receiver (only 100 tickets available at $20 each) and a chance for one of 10 Ruger “American” rifles (only 100 tickets available at $75 each). The Mail-In Raffle tickets are sold only to banquet attendees and members on a first come basis.
Ticket requests should be post marked no later than April 6. Ticket sales are limited to 300 on a first come first served basis. “The last ten years were a sell out so get your reservation in early,” said WU banquet committee spokesperson.
For additional ticket information contact: Larry Pifke at (906) 265-3878, Randy Jacobs at (906) 265-5448, Floyd Dropps at (906) 875-3081 or Ted Sammond at (906) 875-3535.