2014 Fall Veterans and Service Members Pheasant Hunts

2014 Veterans Fall Pheasant Hunts
 
The Safari Club International's Lansing, Flint, and South East Michigan Bow Hunters Chapters, along with the Pheasants Forever Ingham & Livingston County Chapters, and numerous other sponsors and donors, are all joining forces with the Brain Injury Association of Michigan Veterans Program, the Michigan Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Camp Liberty to host free Veteran & Military Service Members "Pheasant Hunts."  To Register you must contact Rick Briggs at veterans@biami.org with  all the information required below.
 
September 26-29, 2014 (Friday-Monday): The Tails-A- Waggin'Acres hunts are for 30 Veterans and Service Members each day. It will consist of about 5 pheasants per gun in a walk-up hunt with dog work, bird cleaning and lunch. Either lead or steel shot are allowed. Check in is from 8:00am – 4:00pm; 8-10 hunters every two hours.  Chuck Connell is the contact at Tails-A-Waggin' Acres.  Contact chuck at childrenscharters@gmail.com or by calling 231-743-6483. Address: 18319 50th, Marion, MI  49665 (www.preservehunt.com .) Sponsors are needed for the Tails-A-Waggin Veteran's Hunt at $70 per Veteran ($12/bird +$10 food.)
 
September 28, 2014 (Sunday): The Muzzy Farms hunt will be for 20 Veterans and Service Members. It will consist of 7 pheasants per gun in a tower and walk-up hunt with dog work, bird cleaning and lunch. Check-in is at 8:00 am. Either lead or steel shot are allowed.  Contact Beth at 810-348-9741 or by email at muzzyfarms@gmail.com. Address: 1210 N. Durand Rd., Corunna, MI  48817 (muzzypheasantfarm.com.)  
 
October 12, 2014 (Sunday):  The Bear Creek Hunt Club for 24 Veterans and Service Members. It will consist of 7 birds per gun in a European Tower shoot and walk-up hunt with dog work, bird cleaning and lunch. Either lead or steel shot are allowed.  Address:  12670 Beecher Rd. Clayton, MI 49235 (http://www.bearcreekhuntclub.com .)
 
To Sponsor a hunt or a Vet, contact Rick Briggs at veterans@biami.org . The BIAMI 501-c-3 puts 100% of dedicated Vet hunt donations into the hunts. A special "Thank You" to all our current sponsors and hosts for your very kind support.
 
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Read Thoroughly - To Register: All Veterans, active, guard and reserves are invited to participate. Purple Heart, combat injured, Veterans with disabled status, and those who have not hunted with us before, receive preferential consideration. Other combat Veterans and then all other Veterans on a space available basis are added if slots are available. E-mail Major Briggs at veterans@biami.org with: name, address, phone, e-mail, combat tours, number of tours, if you are a Purple Heart/disabled Veteran, and if you have hunted with us before (how many times.) Indicate which hunt(s) you prefer. No small game license required this year.
 
All individuals will be notified if selected to participate in any event with more information. All Hunters: Mandatory— If selected, be early, sign in, bring your own gun (notify us if a gun is needed - loaners are available), hunter orange safety vest/clothing & hat and shooting/safety glasses are required. It is recommend that you use high brass "Pheasant" load ammo (at least 2 boxes). Contact Rick Briggs if you know of a Veteran that would like to participate at veterans@biami.org (810) 229-5880.
 
 
Richard V. Briggs, Jr., Major, U.S.A.F. Retired
Veterans Program, Manager
 
Brain Injury Association of Michigan
7305 Grand River, Suite 100 | Brighton, MI 48114-7379
Phone: 810-229-5880 | Toll-Free: 800-444-6443 | Fax: 810-229-8947
 

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