Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Sheets Wildlife Museum to hold annual banquet

Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017

The Sheets Wildlife Museum will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, August 26. The event will take place at the Forks of the Wabash, located at 3011 W. Park Drive beginning at 5 p.m.

The annual banquet is held annually with the goal of raising funds for the museum. The funds that are raised help the museum pay for the day-to-day operations, museum improvements, educational programs and wildlife conservation. The banquet will include a social hour, games, raffles, live and silent auction, and a prime rib dinner. Tickets for the banquet are available at $45 each, with spouses (or plus one) admitted for $30, and those 18 and under will be admitted for $20.

The museum is also looking for sponsors for this year event. Guide sponsorship - $250. This sponsorship includes four banquet tickets, annual museum membership for sponsor and their immediate family and company logo featured on the website. The Marksmen sponsorship is $500. This sponsorship includes eight banquet tickets, annual museum membership for sponsors and their immediate family, ten employee passes, a business card sized ad in the Sheets Wildlife Museum quarterly newsletter for the next year and your company logo featured on the website.

The Professional Hunter sponsorship for $1,000 includes eight banquet tickets, annual museum membership for the sponsor and their immediate family, 20 employee passes, business card size ad in the quarterly newsletter, the sponsor’s company logo featured on the website and a sponsor gun or $250 gun certificate from Bud’s Fishin’ Hole. Other sponsorships include banquet meal, or donations to the live or silent auctions. Silent auction items should be valued at $25 or more, and live auction items should have a value of $250 or more.

All contributions to the museum are tax deductible, as the museum is a 501(c) 3 organization. For more information contact the museum at (260) 356-9453.