18th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet
Posted 01 - 21 - 2015


 18TH ANNUAL HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUET



FEBRUARY 6, 2015: April AWOL Chapter will be hosting their 18th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on February 6th at the Nacogdoches Civic Center, 3805 NW Stallings Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75964. The event will feature more than 50 guns and hundreds of other items from hunts, sculptures, prints, calls, knifes and many other valuable items. Tickets include an NWTF membership or WITO(Women In The Outdoors) membership, a steak dinner, free drinks and door prizes.



**Money from this event will help sponsor the NWTF Superfund and the local April AWOL chapter. The mission of the National Wild Turkey Federation is to conserve the wild turkey and preserve our hunting Heritage.**



Examples of local community involvement include:



Annual donations to the Pineywoods Fair, Nacogdoches County



In the last 10 years hundreds of Wild Turkeys have been released in the East Texas Area, including Nacogdoches and Rusk Counties



$500 local scholarship given annually to a local high school senior



Over $2000 to local FFA chapters was donated in 2008



Annual donations to Nacogdoches Youth Buyers Group



$1200 donation to Douglass Ag backers 2005



Sponsored youth turkey hunt and youth hog hunt in 2006



Sponsored youth deer hunt 2006-2012



Sponsored Youth(JAKES) Dove hunt annually in conjunction with US Forest Service



Sponsored Texas State Jakes Event for hundreds of kids at Winston Tree farm 2000-2014 in conjunction with the Pineywoods Chapter.



Sponsored our annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Hunt hosted in 2009-2014 in conjunction with the Pineywoods Chapter, Gulf Coast Chapter, Texas Parks and Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service.



Donations annually to S.F.A. Wildlife Society and S.F.A. Society of American Foresters



Annual contributions to SFA’s Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity



 



Our commitment to our community is obvious. Thank you for your involvement with our banquet. It’s your efforts that make our chapter successful.



 



 



NWTF Member Benefits



Grand Slam Sponsor Table



$2500 includes:



1 Sponsor Membership



7 regular memberships (NWTF or WITO)



8 meal tickets



**You will receive a collectable prior “Gun of the Year”**



Company name in program (along with a business card ad),



Reserved table.



Chance to win a gun from a drawing of all sponsors.



NWTF Sponsor Incentive (sponsor gift and pin)



 



Boss Gobbler Sponsor Table



$1750 includes:



1 Sponsor Membership



7 regular memberships (NWTF or WITO)



8 meal tickets



**You will receive a guaranteed gun (minimum value: $800)**



$200 General Raffle pack(with upgrade option at door)



Company name in program (along with a business card ad), Reserved table.



Chance to win a gun from a drawing of all sponsors.





Platinum Sponsor Table



$1050 includes:



1 Sponsor Membership



7 regular memberships (NWTF or WITO)



8 meal tickets



**You will receive a guaranteed gun (minimum value: $350)**



Company name in program (along with a business card ad), Reserved table.



Chance to win a gun from a drawing of all sponsors.



NWTF Sponsor Incentive (sponsor gift and pin)



 



Gold Sponsor Table



$700 Includes



1 sponsor membership



7 regular memberships



8 meal tickets



Company name in program (along with a business card ad), Reserved table. Chance to win a gun from a drawing of all sponsors.



NWTF Sponsor Incentive (sponsor gift and pin)



 



Sponsor Couple Membership



$300 includes:



(1)NWTF Sponsor membership w/ meal ticket



(1)NWTF regular membership w/ meal ticket



NWTF Sponsor Incentive (sponsor gift and pin)



Company name in program (along with a business card ad)



Chance to win a gun from a drawing of all sponsors.



 



Regular Membership



$55 single: NWTF, WITO(Women In The Outdoors), or Wheelin Sportsmen membership and meal ticket, chance for door prize



$75 couples: includes one (1) regular membership & one (1) WITO membership, 2 meal tickets, and chance for door prizes



 



JAKES



$15 single (ages 1-17)



Meal ticket



JAKES membership