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Friends of NRA banquet Sept. 29

By Staff, 08/22/18 9:50 AM

PRESCOTT – Doors of the Potlatch Building will open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 for the annual Piney Woods Friends of the NRA Banquet.

This year’s  banquet will be a tribute and memorial to Cyril Stewart, who died after last year’s banquet, but was the driving force behind the event for several years. The evening will include dinner, auctions and plenty of raffles and supports shooting sports as well as working to ensure the survival of the Second Amendment traditions.

These events are always family friendly and fun for all who participate.

This year’s Gun of the Year is a set that includes a Kimber Custom II .45 ACP and silver stag knife. NRA exclusives at this year’s event include: a Sig Sauer P320RX 9mm; diamondback DB10 .308 rifle; Henry lever action .410 shotgun; Colt Cobra double action .38 special with custom grips; a Crickett precision .22 rifle; and a Weatherby Vanguard 7mm-08Rem Camilla women’s rifle.

Early bird packages include: for $100 – a chance on five guns (three blue tickets and one white bucket ticket) and a dinner; for $250 the package includes – a chance on eight guns (the early bird, three blue ticket items, three red ticket items, one white bucket gun) an additional bucket raffle item and two dinners. Table packages include eight dinners, eight chances at the early bird gun raffle, the choice of one gun, program and podium recognition and one free chance for the three gun state bonus raffle. The state bonus raffle, for one lucky person, includes a Kimber micro two-tone 9mm handgun, a Taurus Judge 410/.45 long Colt handgun and a Remington Model 783 .308 camo rifle and scope. Tables start at $600 and go up to $3,000.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call Brenda Williams at 870-703-0271; Haskell Morse at 870-703-2403; or Brandon Stewart at 870-331-9975.