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Outdoors Ducks Unlimited to hold annual sponsor banquet

The Macon County chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) is now selling tickets to its annual sponsor dinner banquet, set for May 14, at 5:30 p.m. at The Shriners Club Building at 833 Bethel Church Road, Franklin.

“This year will be our fifth annual banquet in Macon County. This year is a challenge for all due to the economy, but the Macon County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited feels that everyone will have a good time and get your money’s worth if you come out and help support our wildlife habitat conservation efforts through Ducks Unlimited,” said Macon County Chapter President Jack Morgan.

The event will feature a large assortment of auction items with raffles for art prints, wildlife sculptures, home furnishings, firearms etc. doorprizes, just too much to be able to mention everything. The menu is oysters and pork BBQ with the usual sides, drinks included.

Ticket prices are: $45 single, $65 per couple, Greenwings (under 17) $20.

Each ticket includes admission to the event, dinner and a year’s membership in DU. The committee has sponsor memberships available for $250 which include reserved seating and two banquet tickets. Corporate tables cost $450 and include six tickets to the banquet, reserved seating for six.

To buy tickets or to learn more information, contact Jack Morgan at Black Dog Guns @ 828-369-3169, or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Ducks Unlimited is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 12 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.

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