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Get tickets now for DU annual banquet

Ducks Unlimited banquet chairperson Dan French and member Dolores Sapletal are ready to present the Jim Sapletal commemorative gun, a Benelli Super Black Eagle 12-gauge shotgun, at the DU banquet on Oct. 26 at Young’s.

IRON RIVER — The Iron County Ducks Unlimited (DU) will host its 40th banquet at Young’s on Saturday, Oct. 26.
“Once again. the Iron County Ducks Unlimited committee is hard at work,” said Dan French chairperson. “There will be many door prizes, including a grand door prize of a kayak package. The evening will have numerous activities; raffles and games along with silent and live auctions. There will be quality prizes including guns, limited artwork, unique DU products, the DU Gun of the Year and the popular commemorative shotgun given in memory of Jim Sapletal.
“North American waterfowl and other wildlife species face more and more threats every day: habitat loss, predation, pollution, disease and more. With Ducks Unlimited, we’re working hard to identify the factors that limit out wildlife populations or design conservation programs that insure healthy wildlife for the future.”
    Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, Oct. 22 and are available from committee members, Saigh Insurance, X-Treme Outdoors in Iron River and Superior Sport and Feed in Crystal Falls.
    Big Spender packages are available.
    Memberships include regular, sponsor, group and Greenwing for youth 17 and under.    
    For questions, comments, concerns or tickets, call Dan French at 906-284-0539.