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Press Release

June 20, 2015

Great Outdoor Picnic is a huge success! Raffle generates $37,000 in Prizes!

The Great Outdoor Picnic was held at Penns Cave and Wildlife Center near Centre Hall, PA on Saturday June 20, 2015 and was a huge success. Those who attended enjoyed activities like learning how to flyfish and archery, as well as about the environment from a number of vendors. It included great food and a family atmosphere that brought people from all over central Pennsylvania. The Raffle was the hit of the day also with awarding over $37,000 in prizes. Congratulations to all the winners and Thank you to our sponsors for the event.

Great Outdoor Picnic Prize Winners

1. $1,000 Cash - PA Trappers Association District 9 (0145)
2. Smith & Wesson Compact 9MM/.40SW (or $400) - John Czerniakowsi (0345)
3. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Paul Lilja (0262)
4. Vanguard Fly Combo - Ron Shaffer (0752)
5. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Wes Waldron (0376)
6. Wicked Ridge Invader Crossbow - Dennis & Lyn Levan (0131)
7. Ascend FS10 Fishing Kayak/Paddle/Life Jacket - Larry Tarbox, Jr. (0495)
8. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Barry Yarnell (0011)
9. LEM#8 Grinder w/Sausage Kits - Charles Greenland (0265)
10. Colman Vacationer 2-Room, 10-Person Tent - Russ Schleiden (0167)
11. $100 Sheetz Gas Card - Ray Smith (0187)
12. Benelli Super Nova Tactical 12ga (or $350) - Tony Rich (0238)
13. Beretta A390 12ga (or $400) - PA Trappers Association District 9 (0145)
14. Ruger LCP .380 ACP (or $250) - Jake Lingle (0762)
15. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Greg Boyd (0097)
16. RedHead 24 Gun Safe (or $500) - Roger Schleiden (0148)
17. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Steve Romeo (0463)
18. Jon Boat Package - Richard Wood (0326)
19. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Charles Gerner (0270)
20. Ten Point Titan Extreme Crossbow - Northampton County Federation (0256)
21. $100 Sheetz Gas Card - Russ Schleiden (0167)
22. Smith & Wesson M&P 9MM/.40SW (or $400) - Galen Dreibelbis (0173)
23. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Dave Putnam (0314)
24. Sig-Sauer P238 .380 ACP (or $450) - Jay Alexander (0232)
25. Beretta NANO 9MM (or $250) - Bryan Burhans (0753)
26. Remington 870 Tactical 12ga (or $450) - Steve Romeo (0463)
27. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Paul Nichols (0123)
28. 8 Person Speed Frame Tent w/ Screen Porch - Melody Schell (0394)
29. Traditions Buckstalker Inline Combo - Jim Andrews (0032)
30. $1,000 Cash - Richard Wood (0326)
31. MasterBuilt XL Propane Smoker w/Chips - PA Trappers Association District 9 (0140)
32. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Dave Immel (0050)
33. RedHead 1856 Gun Safe - John Czerniakowski (0345)
34. Ruger SR22 .22LR (or $250) - PA Trappers Association District 9 (0150)
35. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Apollo Spring Church Sportsmen (0160)
36. Sig-Sauer P250 9MM (or $350) - PA Council of Trout Unlimited (0285)
37. HONDA UTV - Katie Kile (0304)
38. $100 Sheetz Gas Card - Daniel Del Collo, Jr. (0247)
39. Smith & Wesson .45 ACP (or $400) - Steve Koch (0028)
40. Ruger LC9 9MM (or $300) - Blaine Schleiden (0245)
41. Sig-Sauer P938 9MM (or $500) - Mary Hosmer (0315)
42. Remington 870 Synthetic Tactical 12ga (or $300) - Rocco Ali (0237)
43. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Orangeville Sportsmen's Club (0192)
44. H&K USP Compact 9MM/.40SW (or $750) - John Arway (0757)
45. Sig-Sauer P290 9MM (or $350) - Rolfe Beagle Club (0316)
46. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Jerry Barton (0766)
47. Ruger LC380 .380ACP (or $300) - Stephen Foust (0274)
48. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Dan Billman (0275)
49. Smith & Wesson Bodyguard .380ACP (or $250) - Peter Banholzer (0336)
50. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Federated Sportsmens Club Berks County (0180)
51. Ruger LCR .38 Special (or $350) - Dylan Wetzler (0080)
52. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Theodore Jacobsen (0287)
53. Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9MM/.40SW (or $300) - Melody Schell (0395)
54. Sig-Sauer R522CS .22LR (or $500) - Tom Evers (0387)
55. $1,000 Cash - Barb Capuro (0282)
56. $100 Sheetz Gas Card - Chet Krcil (0358)
57. Smith & Wesson M&P 15/22 .22LR (or $350) - Western PA Wounded Warriors (0321)
58. $100 BassPro Gift Card - David Kishbaugh (0211)
59. Smith & Wesson Bodyguard w/Laser .380 ACP (or $250) - Kevin Clark (0334)
60. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Karl Walizer (0320)
61. RedHead Premium 51 Gun Safe - Douglas Orris (0156)
62. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Chuck Piorkowski (0077)
63. Smith & Wesson 642 .38 Special (or $300) - Ted Sunday (0121)
64. $100 BassPro Gift Card - Deborah Seaward (0126)
65. $100 Cabelas Gift Card - Denny Fillmore (0146)
66. $100 Sheetz Gift Card - David Hurd (0323)
67. $5,000 Cash - Carl Roe (0182)

Sponsor Henry .22 Collectible Winners:

Judy Onufrak
Ralph Martone
Barbara Capuro
Paul Nichols

Thank you to the Picnic Sponsors and Participating Organizations

Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
National Wild Turkey Federation - PA Chapter
Pennsylvania Federation of Sporstmen's Club
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Pennsylvania Game Commission
Pheasants Forever
Trout Unlimited
United Bow Hunters of PA
Cabela's
Dotterer Equipment Inc.
Bass Pro Shops
Advanced Disposal
US Foods
Hatfield Quality Meats
Luse Distributing
Pepsi Beverage Company
Firing Line Inc
Financial Abundance
Fisher Mining Co
Gary Lewis
Mike Mulvihill
Janet Nyce
Ted Onufrak
Pennsylvania Aluminum
PA Trappers Association
Frank Royer
Russ Schleiden
Geri Steele
WHM Group
Mike Zenzel

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