Ducks Unlimited groups planning annual banquets

Two local chapters of Ducks Unlimited are planning their annual banquets this month to help raise funds for the organization’s wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission.

ducksunlimitedlogoThe Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Ducks Unlimited chapter will host its annual banquet, Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Edwardsville Moose Lodge in Edwardsville.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and activities will include a live and silent auction, raffles, games and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind DU merchandise and interact with other outdoor enthusiasts.

Ticket prices include a one-year DU membership. The committee recommends purchasing tickets in advance to guarantee participation.

Ticket prices:
• Single: $50
• Couple: $70
• Sponsor Couple: $325
• Youth: $20
For more information, or to purchase tickets contact Steve Bangert (618) 972-3704 or Scott Schneider (618) 799-9863.

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GRANITE CITY – Tri-City Ducks Unlimited chapter will host its annual banquet, Saturday, Aug. 26, at the St. Gregory Armenian Hall in Granite City.

The event will begin at 5 p.m., and activities will include a live and silent auction, raffles, games and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind DU merchandise and interact with other outdoor enthusiasts.

Ticket prices:
• Single: $45
• Couple: $65
• Sponsor: $300
• Youth: $25

For more information, or to purchase tickets contact Jack or Joyce Trittschuh at (618) 797-2655.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org.

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