2021 & 2022 Fundraiser and Dinner

2021

WHEN:

Saturday September 11th, 2021

  • Open beer (Labatt Blue Light, Killian’s Irish Red, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy), wine (2 Reds, 2 White), and soft drink bar.
  • Meet with Outfitters
  • Silent Auction & Raffle Tables with many firearms
  • Doors open at 3:00 pm
  • hors d’oeuvres – coconut shrimp shooters, beef bourbon skewers, large charcuterie display.
  • Dinner (char-grilled Rib-eye, cedar planked walleye, bacon-wrapped Gouda chicken with candied bacon garnish, loaded mashed potatoes, sauteed green beans) starts at 6:00 pm
  • We will vote on adoption of updated Chapter By-Laws (copy located at the bottom of the chapter website at the bottom of the about page)
  • Live Auction following dinner (about 60 +/- items)
  • Each paid admission ticket will receive a new commemorative glass from the event and an entry into multiple American made Grizzly cooler drawings (with one winner drawn for every 50 tickets sold, membership drawing, and survey drawing).

Join us at this fall pre-hunting season Chapter Dinner Meeting and Fundraiser event at Eagle Eye Banquet Center!  We will have Outfitters for you to visit with, story telling, great food, raffles, and auctions to support the Hunter Advocacy, Conservation, Education, and Humanitarian mission of Safari Club International and the Lansing Area Chapter. This will be our first live event since January 2020.  We look forward to seeing you all again!

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2022

WHEN:

Friday March 18th, 2022

  • Outfitters’ Night, meet with Outfitters
  • Live Auction (about 35 items) & Silent Auction
  • Free with your Saturday Ticket. Bring friends for free.
  • Doors open at 3:00 pm
  • Casual, strolling dinner starts at 5:45 pm

Saturday March 19th, 2022

  • Meal TBD – Plan on it being great!
  • Meet with Outfitters
  • Live Auction (about 70 items) & Silent Auction
  • Doors open at 2:00 pm
  • Dinner begins at 6:00 pm

DETAILS:

Value, excitement, and many chances of winning await you on this two day event at Eagle Eye Banquet Center!  We will have Outfitters from around the world for you to visit with, story telling, great food, raffles, and auctions to support the Hunter Advocacy, Conservation, Education, and Humanitarian mission of Safari Club International and the Lansing Area Chapter.

Join us Friday evening at Outfitters’ Night to visit with outfitters, enjoy a casual dinner of TBD, and new this year – fish on the menu for Lent.  Play raffles and bid on auction items (bring a friend Friday night at no charge to introduce them to SCI).

Saturday continues with meeting Outfitters, a silent auction, the live auction, many firearms to be raffled/auctioned, merchandise raffles, and a delectable Buffet dinner featuring TBD and pie (Key Lime Raspberry, Chocolate Cream, and Tom’s Cheery Cherry Berry Berry) from Sweetie-licious Bakery Café who has earned 17 First-Place Ribbons at multiple National pie competitions and is a winner of the Food Network Pie Challenge.  Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Friday and Saturday nights will feature an open beer (TBD), wine, and soft drink bar. Both nights will have a cash bar for liquor.

Each paid admission ticket will receive a new commemorative glass from the event and an entry into multiple American made Grizzly cooler drawings (with one winner drawn for every 50 tickets sold, membership drawing, and survey drawing).

Friday’s and Saturday’s Auction will have dozens of hunts from around the world, custom firearms, fishing trips, vacations, gear, and more (over TBD auction items over both nights).  Play the “Crown Jewel” raffle on Saturday night to win your choice of auction item from the live auction as your prize before the live auction begins (only 100 tickets sold, must be present to win, details on ticket).

Raffles items:

Many hunting & fishing items, hunting & fishing gear, furs, and more.


Highlights from the 2019 Event!