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Chapter News - May 16, 2015

Headwaters Chapter announces their list of 2014 Activities

Headwaters Chapter announces their list of 2014 Activities

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • February:  Election of Officers.  The following were elected to a two year term:

President – Randy Piearson

Vice President – Shelley Murphy

Secretary – Mark Studt

Treasurer – Marcy Schottler

  • March:  The Chapter participated in the Rocky Mountain Sports Show at the L/C Fairgrounds. This resulted in 1 new Chapter member and 7 volunteers.
  • April:  A contract was signed with 3 Plains to implement the Chapter’s own website.
  • May:  A Chapter cleanup day was held at the Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Center. 
  • June:  A banquet planning meeting was held with Jon Lee from Missoula to bring in new ideas for the banquet in 2014.
  • July:  A Chapter social was held at the Z-Bar Shooting Site.  A BBQ followed after an afternoon of skeet shooting at the site.
  • September:  Helena youth participated in a gun safety and clay target shooting session at the Helena Gun club.  The following week; 10 youth participated in a pheasant hunt guided by chapter members and their trained dogs.
  • October:  The first banquet planning meeting was held. 
  • November: The beginning of weekly banquet planning meetings until the banquet in February.  The decision was made to offer in Live Auction, a Pheasant Forever Hunt in South Dakota.
  • December:  The Helena Chapter Website in on-line with continuous update and uploading of photos, On-line banquet registration is implemented.   The first test of using “The Square” was conducted in December.  New donor sponsorships implemented.
  • January:  The first on-line registrations for the banquet was received following a post card mailing.  Potential habitat meeting held in the Great Falls area.  
  • February:  249 persons attended the banquet.   An EBAY type of bidding was used for Silent Auction.  The majority of Live Auction was paid for through the use of “The Square”