for the Hungry Seventh Annual Sporting Clays Event
The Hunters for the
Hungry program held its seventh annual Sporting Clays Benefit Shoot on
Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and 10th.
The event was held at the Edmunds Farms Sporting Clays facility
at Elm Hill Farm off River Road in Halifax, VA.
event was another success raising over $2,500, which will be utilized to
process and distribute venison to needy families in the Halifax, South
Boston, and surrounding areas as well as the entire state for the
remainder of the year. This amount of funding will allow the program to
process and distribute over 12,500 four-ounce servings of this high
protein nutritious meat to those less fortunate.
total of 35 shooters participated in the event, which included 100
rounds of clays per shooter on two exciting and challenging courses. At
the conclusion of the shoot, participants were divided into three
classes, A, AA, and AAA, with awards going to 1st, 2nd,
and 3rd place in each category. The following is a list of
winners in each category, but as one shooter put it, "Everyone was
a winner who helped raise these monies to provide for those in
Awards were presented in these respective classes. Class A: First Place Mike King, South Boston, VA Second Place Eric Morris, South Boston, VA, Third Place Tom Napier, Ruther Glen, VA; Class AA: First Place Corey Shornak, Chesterfield, VA Second Place Mike Geisinger, Halifax, VA, Third Place Gary Arrington, Bedford, VA; Class AAA: First Place Clarence Morris, South Boston, VA., Second Place Bob Seat, South Boston, VA, Third Place Jeff Atkins, Farmville, VA.
Special thanks go to Mr. James
Edmunds for allowing the use of his facility and for his overall support
of this event again this year and his support of the Hunters for the
Hungry program. We also want to recognize and thank Mr. Clarence Morris
and Dwayne Martin for coordinating registrations and all shooting
activities. Additionally, we want to thank the following sponsors who
helped make this year's event another success: Delegate James Edmunds,
Halifax, VA; Mac Ragan Auto Service, South Boston, VA; Halifax Area
Chapter - NWTF; Dr. Edward Purvis, MD, South Boston; Dr. William
Bill MacCarty, South Boston, VA; Dr. Stephen Ausband, Halifax, VA;
Climate Control Systems, Inc., South Boston, VA; Waltz Engineered Sales,
Inc., Newport News, VA; Electric Service Company, South Boston, VA;
Jesse and Roseanne Zamudio, Madison, VA; Lone Star Construction,
For more information about this and other Hunters for the Hungry events or about how one can help this charitable program, please contact Hunters for the Hungry at P.O. Box 304, Big Island, VA 24526 or call 1-800-352-4868.