Lakeshore Conservation Club dinner raises funds for youth
More than 400 people attended the Lakeshore Conservation Club’s third annual Wild Game Dinner and Fundraiser to raise money for youth shooting sports and range improvements.
More than 300 businesses sponsored the event Sunday, March 23, at the Gull Lake Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. The event featured a silent auction, games and wild game dinner, prepared by Chef Mike Manders and team at Grand View Lodge.
Big game winners were Joel Borders, Jeffrey Buxton, William Carlin, Darrel Johnson, Kim Larson, Dillon Remmick, Rori Stumvoll, Jess Thew and Chad Veitenheimer.
Raffle winners were Kim Osterhovdt, Bob Marquardt and Pat Goff. Grill winner was Joe Bilek.
Jerry Raedeke from Raedeke Studio of Nisswa painted a wildlife picture as people watched. Pictures were taken by Great Photos’ Bill Johnson, who also takes the high school trap team pictures.
Brainerd, Pequot Lakes and Pillager high school trap team members worked at the event.
Upcoming club events include: May 4, opening trap and skeet, 11 a.m. Sundays; May 10, Teach a Kid Trap Day; May 18, Spring Kickoff Game Day; June 3, starting trap and skeet Tuesdays and Wednesdays; June 7, Youth Sporting Expo.
Rifle and pistol ranges are open daily for members only. Summer leagues are forming and league sponsors are available for $50.
Individual and family memberships for 2014 are $50 and can be purchased at www.lakeshoregunclub.com or by mailing to Lakeshore Conservation Club, PO Box 151, Nisswa, MN 56468.