Hunting Heritage, Women In the Outdoors events to be honored
CONCORDIA -- The Annual Kansas State National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Concordia. The banquet is an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of NWTF Hunting Heritage banquets and Women in the Outdoors events held during the 2007 calendar year. Also featured will be the Core Package that will be used at all Hunting Heritage banquets and Women in the Outdoors events in 2008.
Special room rates, a fun and educational tour for women in the afternoon prior to the banquet, Special Early Bird Raffle options, and many other raffle games will be offered.

Gary Keehn, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Archery in the Schools program coordinator, will give a presentation on this new project. Staff from Outdoor Connections will provide ideas and answer questions on opportunities for chapters to raise additional funds for their needs.

A special honor and plaque will be presented to Troy Chapman, Emporia, for his educational efforts that garnered the third place award in the 2007 NWTF Conservation Educator of the Year competition.

For more information on NWTF work in Kansas, go online to www.nwtf.org/in_your_state/lists.php?STATE=KS.