Membership banquet deemed a success

The Elkins chapter of Ducks Unlimited hosted its 32nd annual membership banquet April 13 at the Gandy Dancer Dinner Theater. It was a resounding success!

A primary reason for the event’s success was support from area merchants, local artisans and individual donations. The Elkins chapter wishes to thank: Elkins Auto; Re-creations Taxidermy Studio; Serendipity; Middle Mountain Sporting Goods; Matt Gooding; Desire Watson; Celtic Dog Studio (Kate Goodrich-Arling); Gandy Dancer Dinner Theater; Anytime Fitness; Mufflers–Brakes & More; Foto 1; Elkins Motorsports; Davis Electrical Service; Cupp’s Furniture; Anderson Outdoors; Big Timber Brewing; P & M Outdoors; Davis Trust Company; Elkins Motorsports; Tammy’s Floral – Delmonte Market; Warren Pierce & Co. Inc; Appalachian Animal Hospital; J.C. Lumber Co.; Mike & Amy Shingleton; Cuptane LP Gas; Innovative Investments; Gino’s Pizza; Vintage-Restaurant and Wine Bar; Pack n Ship; Snowshoe Resort; Jonathon Shaffler; Terry Evans; Kenny George, Allegheny Insurance; Terra Flora Landscaping; Ray of Hope Farm; Fancy Paws; J.C. Wallace “in honor of Jim Wallace;” Mike Pizzino, Almost Heaven Woodcraft; R. Mike Mullens & Associates; Dr. Richard Topping; Phil Tomblyn, Tomblyn Funeral Home; Freedom Bank; Glotfelty Tire Center; Bill Watson Contracting; Talbott Frame Shop; Dr. Lammie, All Creatures Great and Small; Elkins Distributing Co.; WaterWorks; CMT Trucking; Johnston Logging; Gene Cowgill, Edward Jones; Citizens National Bank; Performance Chevrolet; Marj Moses, Moondance Studio; Todd Wansley, Colonial Court Exxon; Jim Bialek, Nationwide Insurance; Jenkins Ford; Bill Thurman; Mountain Valley Bank; Jodie Parrack; John Schmidt; Chris Fry, Edward Jones; and Masterpiece Rental.

Ducks Unlimited is comprised of more than 700,000 members dedicated to ensuring the future of North America’s waterfowl and their habitat. Since its founding in 1937, DU has raised more than $1.77 billion, which has contributed to the conservation of over 14 million acres of prime wetland habitats in all 50 states, each of the Canadian provinces and key areas of Mexico. The Elkins DU committee members are Dan Arling, chairman; Brant Ours, vice chairman; Bill Watson, treasurer; John Schmidt, Jim Rawson, Steve Wilson, Mike Shingleton, Dustin Kniffen, Bill Thurman, J.C. Wallace, Andrew Wamsley, Matt Gooding, Aaron White, Kate Goodrich-Arling, Rusty Herndon, Susie Herndon, Trey Herndon and Brett Morris.

Jim Rawson

Media Chairman

Elkins Chapter

Ducks Unlimited

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