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Cheyenne/Quivira Ducks Unlimited to host annual banquet
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Cheyenne/Quivira Ducks Unlimited (DU) chapter 007 will host its annual banquet, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the Knights of Columbus in Great Bend to help raise funds for the organization’s wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission.
The event has re-started with a new committee, after a two year layoff. Cheyenne/Quivira chapter 007, based in Great Bend, is the seventh oldest chapter in the state, having been around for almost 50 years.
Activities will include a live and silent auction, raffles, games and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind DU merchandise and interact with other outdoor enthusiasts.
Tickets and more information will be available closer to the event. For event-related questions or interest in assisting with the committee, call Jerry Ney at 620-786-1017. For a full line-up of Kansas events, visit
A Sporting Clays shoot and dinner to welcome new members will be held on Sunday Oct. 22, at LaSada, south of Russell.
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on their work visit