2017 Annual Banquet – April 1st – Mountain View Country Club

STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its Eighth Annual Membership Banquet on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Mountain View Country Club, 100 Elks Club Rd., Boalsburg, PA.  Doors will open at 5:30 PM with dinner at 6:30 PM.  Our guest speaker will be Dr. Mark Michelotti, Veterinarian at Centre Animal Hospital in State College.  He will talk about first aid for your hunting dog.   

Last year’s banquet was a huge success. We increased attendance by 20%, and gave away 9 firearms, 3 all-expenses paid upland bird hunts, 5 wildlife prints, and over a hundred other raffle prizes including items from Pheasants Forever and local businesses. Our goal is to make 2017’s banquet better and give away more prizes. With your help we hope to part ways with at least 10 firearms, 3 upland bird hunts, a couple Yeti coolers, several wildlife prints, raffle items such as chainsaws, Orvis hunting chaps, hunting vests, hundreds of shotgun shells, dog supplies, adult beverages, gift cards for local businesses, prizes for ladies and kids, and much, much more.

With the funds raised from the previous banquet and help from our conservation partners last year, we restored 51 acres of upland nesting cover plus 15 acres of wetlands and over 3 miles of stream habitat. We also hosted a beginner and youth pheasant hunt, and a dog training seminar with instructor Lisa Price. 

Tickets options are: 

– Individual cost $75 and include (1) dinner and (1) one-year membership in Pheasants Forever.  

– Couples Tickets $95 and include (2) dinners and (1) one-year membership in Pheasants Forever. 

– Individual Sponsor Tickets $280 and include (2) dinners, (1) one-year membership in Pheasants Forever, recognition in the program and a gift, (10) strips of raffle tickets ($200 value), (1) entry into the exclusive sponsor raffle (minimum prize valued at $150), and (1) chance to win a $300 ticket package.  

– Business or Group Sponsor $560 and include (4) dinners, (2) one-year memberships in Pheasants Forever, recognition in the program and a gift, (20) strips of raffle tickets ($400 value), (2) entries in the exclusive sponsor raffle (minimum prize valued at $150), and (2) chances to win a $300 ticket package.  

A prize will be drawn from the sponsor raffle for every 8 sponsors signed up. Last year we had 24 sponsors in the raffle and gave away three guns. 

Contact Jesse Putnam at 814-598-9789 (call or text) or Mark Thomas 814-241-8748 for more details or pay directly by using PayPal. Tickets are limited to 150. We expect to sell out.


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One of the feature prizes for the 2017 Annual Banquet will be a 5 Day South African Hunting Safari, donated by one of our Sponsors, Wild Wildebeest Safaris

Check out their video. It will get anyone excited for a South African Hunt.