Hunting banquet Saturday

HARRIS – The Northwoods Chapter of Safari Club International Hunter’s Fundraising Banquet will start at 3 p.m. EST Saturday at the Island Resort and Casino, Harris.

Doors will open at 3 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

Proceeds from this event are used for conservation education and research, humanitarian projects, and to protect hunting privileges. In addition to the live auction that feature hunts, fishing trips, hunting clothing, artwork, and more, there will be a bucket raffle featuring 70 bucket items (35 guns and bows), and other high quality outdoor, hunting, and non-hunting items, including jewelry. The silent auction will have dozens of items including motel packages, jewelry, outdoor and household items, and more. There will also be games of chance for various guns.

The grand door prize for the evening is a Remington model 700 bolt action .308 rifle

Two pre-banquet special raffles will be held for a Sako T3 Tikka 270 rifle; and Steiner Predator Xtreme binoculars.

Tickets for special raffles will not be available at the banquet and must be ordered in advance with banquet tickets.

A list of tentative live auction items, special games and prizes, ticket pricing, ticket order form, and other information, visit www.sci-northwoods.com.

Admission/dinner tickets for the banquet are $60 for an individual; $95 for couple (individual and spouse); $440 for a reserved table of eight.

For more information, visit www.sci-northwoods.org, or call Julie Hammill 906-875-6487, or email juliehammill@hughes.net.