Maineiac Charities to host 51st annual Sportsman’s Supper

Posted Nov. 20, 2012, at 3:23 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 20, 2012, at 3:57 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Bangor Elks Lodge, 108 Odlin Road, Bangor, ME

For more information: V Paul Reynolds; 207-745-3133

BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Air National Guard’s 51st annual Sportsman’s Supper will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Elks Lodge on Odlin Road. The supper, which is open to the general public, attracts sportsmen and women who enjoy the camaraderie and music, guest speakers, door prizes, raffles and a meal. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m., the meal will be served at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 each and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will benefit Maineiac Charities, which supports needy Maine Air Guard families and other worthy, local causes.

Door prizes include a large snowmobile trailer, worth $1,400, and a canoe or kayak donated by Old Town Canoe. There will be many other outdoor items available through a raffle and silent auction.

Guest speaker will be retired Maine Game Warden John Ford of Brooks. He is an author, storyteller and humorist. He writes a monthly column for the Northwoods Sporting Journal.

V. Paul Reynolds and Bob Leeman, co-hosts of WVOM’s weekly radio program “The Maine Outdoors,” will be on hand with amusing and informative observations about life in the Maine outdoors. Jim Leighton’s Maine bluegrass band, Original Condition, also will perform.

Tickets are available from TSgt Smith, 207-478-6629, 207-404-7253 or 207-884-4915; Al Belanger, 800-261- 3995; Jim Leighton, 207-944-3128: and V. Paul Reynolds, 207-745-3133 or 207-862-6647; or by calling “The Maine Outdoors” hotline at 800-966-1039 between the hours of 7 and 8 Sunday nights.