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Annual Picnic Held July 21

posted Jul 24, 2012, 4:32 PM by Big 4 Sportsmans Club Webmaster
The Big 4+ Sportsman's Club held their annual membership picnic at their clubhouse in Long Lake on Saturday, July 21. Nearly 100 people turned out to enjoy of day of numerous raffles, spirited trap shooting and plenty of good food.
Winners of the Big 4+'s annual raffle were drawn at 4 PM. Garry Glime (Oneida) won the first prize, a Stevens 30-06 bolt action rifle. John Oberst (Fond du Lac) won the second prize, a 20-gauge single-shot shotgun donated by Gary and Carol Schadrie. Gary Schadrie won the third prize, 2 face cords of split firewood donated by Ed Borske. Dick Helbach (Waupaca) won the 4th prize, a tank top propane heater donated by Bob Hartenberger. Ed Borske (Alvin) won the 5th prize, $50 cash. Numerous other raffles were conducted throughout the day for a variety of prizes donated by area businesses and members.
The 50-Bird Lewis Class trap shoot had 60 entries this year and paid out 5 classes, with the winner of each class receiving $84. Ties were broken by sudden-death shoot-offs.The winners and their scores were: Dick Helbach (Waupaca) with 50, Mel Reige (Watertown) with 48, Mark McHugh (Newald) with 46, Laura McHugh (Newald) with 44 and Peggy Soldner (Reeseville) with 40. Lewis class shooters could also play options. The options paid $82 each and ties were broken by sudden-death shoot-offs. The winners were Mel Reige for 25-straight on Trap 1, Ed Borske for 25-straight on Trap 2, Bob Cleereman (Newald) for High Gun and Dick Helbach for Long Run. The consolation prize of $60 for novice shooters was won by Jenny Ninmer (Kiel). In the meat shoots a variety of steaks, brats, bacon, etc. were won throughout the day.
The Big 4+ wishes to thank all those who partipated in this year's picnic and helped make it a success, with a special thanks to those who volunteered and to the many area businesses and members who helped sell raffle tickets and donated prizes.