14th Annual NWTF Banquet to be held

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered by Taylor Grocery of Oxford, silent auction, door prizes, and general auction.

Those interested in being a sponsor or wanting to purchase tickets to the event should call 662-285-7001 or contact local NWTF banquet committee members for more information. Tickets should be purchased in advance due to limited seating at the Community Center. Funds raised at the event are used to support national and local projects. Local projects funded by the event include money being donated to Broken Wings in November 2012 to purchase turkeys for needy families for Thanksgiving, a scholarship to a local senior each year, and funds donated to help fund the purchase of seed and fertilizer for conservation efforts in the Tombigbee Wildlife Management Area.

Contact information: Johnny Draper, PO Box 553, Ackerman, MS 39735 Phone: 662-285-3629 or Patty Draper cell: 662-285-7097 or pattydrpr@hotmail.com.