Monday, October 10, 2005

October 23 Banquet Supports Washington College's Newly Chartered Ducks Unlimited Chapter

Chestertown, MD, October 10, 2005 — Washington College's newly chartered chapter of Ducks Unlimited invites the public to its first annual banquet, Sunday, October 23, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the College's Casey Academic Center Forum. Banquet tickets can be purchased for $30 per person or $50 per couple in advance or at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased before October 17 by sending a check or money order to David Brooks, c/o Washington College Ducks Unlimited, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Md. 21620.

For more information or reservations, call Margaret Sentman 443-553-5667.

Along with a delicious selection of barbecued ribs, wings, and chicken, pulled pork, and assorted desserts, banquet tickets entitle guests to a Ducks Unlimited membership for one year and to participate in the evening's live and silent auctions for decoys, limited edition prints, jackets, parkas, and blind bags donated through the generosity of local businesses. All proceeds support the wetland conservation efforts of Ducks Unlimited.

The first college chapter in Maryland, Washington College's Ducks Unlimited works to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. In addition to these efforts, the club hosts fundraising activities and workshops, such as an annual decoy carving class.

For more information about Ducks Unlimited, or visit the national Ducks Unlimited website at

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