RGS to hold fundraiser dinner in West Warwick


Mar 11, 2001
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RGS to hold fundraiser dinner in West Warwick


Proceeds used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat

The Rhode Island Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) will hold its 3rd Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at Ivy Garden, 272 Cowesett Avenue, West Warwick, RI, beginning with cocktails at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

As is the custom at all RGS fundraiser’s, this event will feature live and silent auctions, games, drawings and door prizes; highlighted with the finest selection of quality firearms, artwork and collectable’s.

According to Ed McGovern, tickets are $25 for RGS members, $25 for a spouse, and $50 for new or renewing members, the latter including a one year RGS membership. Banquet, Conservation and Sustaining sponsorship packages are also available at $250, $500 and $1,000 respectively.
And, continuing in the spirit of the outdoors, youngsters under the age of 16 who recently took and passed a hunter education course and/or women who have participated in a recent Outdoors Women program, and can verify same, will receive a complimentary dinner ticket when accompanied by a paying adult.

Banquet tickets can also be purchased on line through the RGS website up until two weeks of the event. Just go to www.ruffedgrousesociety.org, click on Select State in the Migration Mapping & State Information box in the right panel of the home page. Choose a state; than under Upcoming State Events, click on the event of interest and you will be linked to a display of all important event details, including the ticket chairman’s contact information.

As with all RGS fundraisers, proceeds from this event will be used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat.

For more information and/or tickets contact McGovern at (401) 539-3178.

Media Contact:
Ed McGovern, (401) 539-3178

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