Events Schedule

2017 CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

We would love to have you join us for any of the following events.  Hunters for the Hungry is possible because of many wonderful people.  Come on out and get to know some of the awesome people involved with Hunters for the Hungry

JANUARY 19  – 22,  20172017 RURITAN NATIONAL CONVENTION – Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center, Kingsport, TN – A great time of Ruritan fellowship and planning for the future.   For additional information contact Rurtitan National at (540) 674 – 5431 or toll free 1-877-787-8727 or visit www.ruritan.org

JANUARY 21, 2017 -  VIRGINIA STATE NWTF AWARDS BANQUET -  Holiday Inn, Roanoke, VA,  Come out for a great evening of fellowship, good food and a chance to win some neat items exclusive to the NWTF!  Meet other NWTF members and become familiar with all the various outreach programs and events conducted by the National Wild Turkey Federation.  For tickets or any additional information contact Regional Director Billy Hall at (540) 784 – 0046  or bhall@nwtf.net

FEBRUARY 24, 25, & 26, 2017 –  ANNUAL WESTERN VIRGINIA SPORTS SHOW – Augusta Expoland, Fishersville, VA ;  “ The Show Where the Pros Go” One of  this year’s feature celebrity is Mr. Kip Campbell of Red Arrow Outdoors along with many other outdoor celebrities. This show has it all – activities for young and old, contests, and a variety of vendors and outfitters, all in a family environment.  For exhibitor and other additional show information contact Mr. Mark Hanger (540) 337 – 7018 or (540) 350 – 2263, e-mail at info@westernvirginiasportsshow.com or visit www.westernvasportshow.com

 MARCH 4, 2017 – CAPITAL CHAPTER OF SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL BANQUET – Sheraton Tysons Hotel, 8861 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA  Great evening of food, fun, and fellowship like no other outdoor event. Outdoor Show and Seminars followed by Banquet / Dinner. For vendor information, banquet information or event tickets contact Connie Graham at conniegraham@verizon.net or at (703) 777 – 2902 or visit SCI Capital website at www.scicapitalchapter.org

MARCH 11, 2017 – BEDFORD OUTDOOR SPORTSMAN ASSOCIATION BANQUET – Bedford Moose Lodge, Bedford, VA -  A great evening of food, fun, and fellowship while raising funding to promote activities for youth and those with disabilities and to support  community outreach programs and events in the Bedford County area.  For banquet information or tickets contact Barry Arrington (540) 586 – 5919 or e-mail atbarry.arrington61@yahoo.com

MARCH 17 & 18, 2017 – MEN’S IGNITE WEEKEND, Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA – A weekend for men filled with many activities and an opportunity to be spiritually rejuvenated.  Guest Speakers include Duck Dynasty’s Si Robertson, NFL Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and NASCAR Racer Tony Stewart.  To register or for more information visit www.ignitemen.net or  e-mail  info@ignitemen.net.

MAY 10, 2017 – 15TH ANNUAL DAVID H. HORNE MEMORIAL HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY GOLF TOURNAMENT –  Sponsored by the Downing Ruritan Club, Birkdale Golf Course, Richmond, VA. For sponsorship and team information contact Mr. Braxton Bell, (804) 739 – 3010 or Bruce Butler (804) 323 – 1610.  Registration/ sponsorship form is on our website www.h4hungry.org

JULY 22, 2017 – 6TH ANNUAL HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY  – NORTHERN VIRGINIA BANQUET – Park West Lions Club, Manassas, VA – A great evening of food, fun and fellowship with a variety of raffles and a live and silent auction.  All to raise funds for the Hunters for the Hungry feeding efforts! For tickets or additional information contact Cole Cushman at (540) 454 -2688 or Jason McIntosh at (571) 437 – 8304  or visit  www.h4hungry.org  to see the event flyer.

AUGUST 3, 2017HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY NIGHT AT THE LYNCHBURG HILLCATS  -  Lynchburg City Stadium, Lynchburg, VA ;  Come and enjoy an evening of Hillcats baseball while helping make a difference in people’s lives in Lynchburg and surrounding areas and all across Virginia. Gates open at 5:30 pm with the game time at 6:30 pm. General Admission is $6.00 with anyone wearing any camo apparel receiving a discount.  For ticket information or SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES with some great incentives contact Gary Arrington at (434) 942 – 9827 or visit www.lynchburg-hillcats.com   or contact Hunters for the Hungry at 1-800-352-4868.

AUGUST 11,12, & 13, 2017 – VIRGINIA OUTDOOR SPORTSMAN SHOW -  Richmond Raceway Complex, Richmond, VA  A great sports show filled with Hunting / Outdoor Celebrities, Fishing area, Boating displays, vendors, seminars, FOOD, and a variety of contests, including the VA State NWTF Calling Contest.  This year’s celebrity guests are Carson Koury of the Pursuit Channel’s FINAL DRAW and Steve Lewis of the Pursuit Channel’s BUCK OBSESSION!  A weekend event for family and friends. For vendor and other event information contact Royal Productions at (804) 748 – 7469 or visit www.sportsmanshow.com

AUGUST 26, 2017BELVOIR BOWHUNTERS CLUB  3-D ARCHERY SHOOT TO BENEFIT HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY – Northern Virginia Archers Association Range, -   A wonderful opportunity to enjoy some great fellowship, competitive fun, and awesome food all while honing your bow shooting skills to help a worthy cause. 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. For additional information contact Rich Vigue at (703) 217 – 4988, e-mail at  rich.vigue60@gmail.com  or visit  www.belvoirbowhunters.com

AUGUST 27, 2017 – KINGSBORO BOWMEN 3D BENEFIT SHOOT FOR HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY – Lone Star Lakes Park in the village of Chuckatuck, Suffolk, VA; Come enjoy a fun day of friendly competition, $5 minimum donation per round with no max donation limit. For additional information contact Ed Bickam (757) 434 – 3310, Chris Holloman (540) 809 – 3791, or visit www.kingsborobowmen.com

SEPTEMBER 8, 9, & 10, 2017 – IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE BIG GAME SHOW & SPORTSMAN’S YARD SALE –  Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, VA – Bring any LEGALLY HARVESTED TROPHIES taken in fair chase hunting, taken in any season in any state. All trophies will be scored using Boone & Crockett / Pope & Young.  AND you can get a booth and bring all your unwanted fishing reels, poles, hunting clothes, scopes, ammo, binoculars, loading equipment, knives, traps, calls, tree stands. Anything that has to do with hunting and wildlife can be sold!   For trophy entry or vendor information contact Rick Deviers at (540) 246 – 3950 or Jon Rittenhour (540) 434 – 8028.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 – 11TH ANNUAL HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY ROANOKE AREA SPORTSMAN’S BANQUET – Roanoke Moose Lodge #284, Salem, VA,  Enjoy a great evening of food, fun, and fellowship like no other banquet event. Participate in live and silent auctions and a variety of raffles to raise money and awareness for the HFTH program.  For banquet information or to purchase tickets contact Ralph & Lois Graybill at (540) 427 – 5125 or John & Wanda Reed at (540) 427 – 4788 or visit   www.h4hungry.org

OCTOBER 4, 2017 – DAVID H. HORNE MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR HFTH – LondonDowns Golf Club, Forest, VA,  Come enjoy an outstanding tournament with a wonderful meal, some great fellowship, door prizes and live and silent auctions! To sponsor the event or enter a team contact Hunters for the Hungry at 1-800-352-4868 or visit  www.h4hungry.org

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – VIRGINIA DEER HUNTERS ASSOCIATION BANQUET – Double Tree by Hilton, Richmond- Midlothian 1021 Koger Center, Midlothian, VA 6 p.m.  A great evening of food, fun, and fellowship while raising funds and awareness about the VA Deer Hunters Association.  For banquet information or tickets contact Denny Quaiff at (804) 590 – 3481 or visit www.virginiadeerhunters.org

 

NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUETS – For a complete listing of the 2017 banquets and other outreach events in your area visit the VA State NWTF Website at  or contact one of the Virginia NWTF Regional Directors, Billy Hall at (540) 748 – 0046  /   bhall@nwtf.net  or Scott Martin (336) 466 – 5622   / smartin@nwtf.net

 

 

   DATE           TIME                 CHAPTER                                     LOCATION                                                        CONTACT

 

1/17/2017     6:00 PM       VirginiaState Chapter                    HolidayInnValley View, Roanoke, VA               Billy Hall                     (540) 464 – 5411

2/04/2017     6:00 PM       Lee County Chapter                        FamilyLifeCenter, Jonesville, VA                      Steven Powers         (423) 534 – 9240

2/15/2017     2:00 PM       NWTF National Convention          Gaylord Optryland Hotel, Nashville, TN             www.nwtf.org          (803) 637– 3106

2/10/2017     6:00 PM       Millswamp Lngbrds Chptr             Southampton Frgrnds, Franklin, VA                  Larry Fowler          (757) 654 – 6797

3/01/2017     6:00 PM       NottowayRiver Chapter                 GoldLeafCommons, Emporia, VA                      Mark Pope                  (804) 586 – 8077

3/03/2017     5:30 PM       Blue Ridge Strutters Chptr             Luray Moose Lodge #1413, Luray, VA                Mark Kibler   (540) 860 – 1043

3/03/2017     6:00 PM       South Hill Lngbrds Chptr               Southside Rescue Squad, South Hill, VA           Mike Crickenbrgr   (434) 774 – 4443

3/04/2017     6:00 PM       Franklin Co. Lngbrds Chptr           PiggRiver Comm. Cntr, Rocky Mt, VA              Jack Watts      (540) 721 – 7804

3/04/2017     5:30 PM       South Central Strutters Chptr        Lynchburg South Moose, Lynchburg, VA           Wayne Wheeler     (434) 610 – 9076

3/09/2017     5:30 PM       RoanokeValley Lngbrds                 Holiday Inn, Ordway Rd, Roanoke, VA              Jason Poff               (540) 929 – 8017

3/11/2017     6:00 PM       Piedmont Chapter                            Madison Fire Hall, Madison, VA                         Mark Fields            (540) 672 – 6560

3/11/2017     6:00 PM        Torsten-Peterson Chptr                 Hopewell Moose Lodge, Hopewell, VA               Jerry Bazemore       (804) 357 – 6557

3/11/2017     6:00 PM       Gray Ghost Gobblers Chptr           Fauquier Co. Fairgrounds, Warrenton, VA        Roy Crane               (540) 428 – 6495

3/11/2017     6:00 PM        Southwest Virginia Chptr              Noah Well Drilling Facility, Oakwood, VA         Kelly Gilmer  kellygilmer@aol.com

3/16/2017     6:00 PM        Central Virginia Chptr                  American Legion #74, Keswick, VA                     S.  Londeree            (434) 996 – 2690

3/17/2017     6:00 PM       Greater Richmond Chptr                Hilton Doubletree- Koger Cntr, Rchmnd, VA    Arveda Williams     (804) 598– 6045

3/17/2017     6:00 PM       Henry Co. Lngbrds Chptr                 New College Institute, Martinsville, VA            Jeff McCambridge    (276) 638 – 4236

3/18/2017     6:00 PM       Amherst – Nelson Chapter             Madison Heights Comm. Cntr, Mad.Heights    Jeff Tomlin              (434) 277 – 8747

3/18/2017     6:00 PM        Botetourt Longbeards Chptr         LordBotetourtHigh School, Daleville, VA        Richard Pauley        (540) 254 – 2564

3/18/2017     5:30 PM        National Capital Chptr                  Park West Lions Club, Manassas, VA                Kevin Walter           (484) 951 – 1275

3/24/2017     5:30 PM        Tidewater Chapter                         Military Aviation Museum, VA Beach, VA         Ed Buckley             (757) 353 – 8386

3/24/2017     5:30 PM       HighMountain Lngbrds Chptr      Wytheville Comm. Cntr, Wytheville, VA            Davy Blessing         (276) 620– 8937

3/25/2017     5:30 PM       VA Highlands Chptr                        Blue Ridge Country Club, Galax, VA                 Mathew Chappell   (276) 733 – 3660

3/31/2017     6:00 PM        Collegiate at Virginia Tech            Custom Catering, Blacksburg, VA                       Tyler Maschal        (434) 665 – 4440

4/01/2017     5:30 PM        Rockbridge Area Chapter             Washington & Lee Pavilion, Lexington, VA       Ken Coleman          (540) 377 –2537

4/01/2017     5:30 PM        Bland Co. Many Beards                 Rocky GapHigh School, Bland, VA                    Randy Kiser             (276) 492– 8347

4/06/2017     5:30 PM        Tri Co Longbeards Chptr              The SmithfieldCenter, Smithfield, VA               James Joyner           (804) 432 –4199

4/08/2017     5:00 PM        Lee-Davis Lngbrds Chptr.             Moose Lodge, Mechanicsville, VA                       Staci Longest           (804) 514 – 5400 

4/08/2017     5:00 PM        HighBridge Strutters Chptr          Fuqua Center., Farmville, VA                            Eddie Scruggs          (434) 542 – 5695

4/15/2017     5:30 PM        Halifax Area Chaptr                       Halifax Co. Fairgrnds, South Boston, VA         Clarence Morris      (434) 575 – 5493

4/28/2017     5:30 PM        Clinch Mtn Longbeards                  National Guard Armory, Richlands, VA           Mitch Smith             (276) 963 – 9509

5/06/2017     5:30 PM        Augusta County  Chptr                   Verona Vol. Fire Department, Verona, VA      Lenny Tolley            (540) 248 – 4564

5/12/2017     5:00 PM         Tri County Spurs Chptr                Gilman’s Farm & Feed, Glen Allen, VA            Charles Sipple          (804) 338 – 6775

6/03/2017     5:30 PM        Alleghany Highlands Chptr            Covington Moose Lodge, Covington, VA           Billy Hall                  (540) 784 – 0046

6/24/2017     5:30 PM         VA Wheelin Sportsmen Chptr       Best Western Motel, Waynesboro, VA               Sharon Engle          (434) 985 – 6313