NWTF Save the Habitat Banquet auction

For Immediate Release
For more information, contact Tim White at 541-935-6436
Local NWTF Fundraising Banquet a Good Time for a Great Cause

Food, fun, fellowship and fundraising are set as the main events at the 18th annual Hunting Heritage Super Fund banquet, hosted by the McKenzie Long Tom Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation May 31st at Centennial Steak House, Springfield Or.

Doors open at 5:00PM. Come early to relax and enjoy social hour before sitting down for a delicious meal.

The NWTF's Hunting Heritage Banquets raise funds for wild turkey conservation while combining a great meal with a chance to swap stories with other sportsmen and women. They're also a great place to meet new friends who share a passion for the outdoors, win valuable prizes and purchase items unique to the NWTF. By placing the highest bid or winning raffle games, attendees can go home with sporting art, unique hunting firearms, knives, wildlife calls, outdoor equipment and much more.

Tickets to the McKenzie Long Tom Chapter's Hunting Heritage Super Fund banquet cost just $90 for couples or $60 for singles. Tickets purchased before May 22nd Qualify for an Early Bird drawing. Banquet attendees receive an NWTF membership while doing great things for wild turkey conservation and the preservation of hunting heritage.

The cost of admission also includes a one-year subscription to Turkey Country, the NWTF's full-color publication that includes stories about conservation issues, turkey calling and hunting, the NWTF's education program, JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship), Wheelin' Sportsmen NWTF and Women in the Outdoors outreach programs and much more.

For only $300, banquet attendees can become Sponsor Members and receive the 2014 NWTF sponsor gift plus a one-year subscription to Turkey Country magazine. This includes 2 meals. Reserve a corporate table that seats eight people for only $800. This price includes one sponsor membership and seven regular memberships.

The NWTF and its members raise money through ticket sales, silent auctions, live auctions and raffles. The money is combined with donations from corporate sponsors and individuals concerned about wildlife conservation.

The NWTF is a national nonprofit conservation organization that was founded in 1973 and has worked with wildlife agencies to restore wild turkey populations from 1.3 million wild turkeys to nearly 7 million today. Now, NWTF's volunteers raise funds and work daily to improve critical wildlife habitat, increase access to public hunting land and introduce new people to the outdoors and hunting. Together, the NWTF's partners, sponsors and grassroots members have raised and spent more than $373 million preserving hunting heritage and conserving nearly 17 million acres of wildlife habitat.

To join the nation's most progressive single-species conservation organization at this event, reserve tickets by calling Tim White at 541-935-6436.

For more information about the NWTF, call (800) THE-NWTF or visit

About the NWTF: The National Wild Turkey Federation is a nonprofit conservation organization that works daily to further its mission of conserving the wild turkey and preserving our hunting heritage.

Through dynamic partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies, the NWTF and its members have helped restore wild turkey populations across the country, spending more than $373 million to conserve 17 million acres of essential habitat for all types of wildlife.

The NWTF works to increase interest in the outdoors by bringing new hunters and conservationists into the fold through outdoor education events and its outreach programs - Women in the Outdoors, Wheelin' Sportsmen, JAKES and Xtreme JAKES.

The NWTF was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Edgefield, S.C. According to many state and federal agencies, the restoration of the wild turkey is arguably the greatest conservation success story in North America's wildlife history. To learn more, visit or call (800) THE-NWTF.

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