Women in the Outdoors event scheduled

Published 8:49 am Friday, September 16, 2016

The National Wild Turkey Federation South Hills Longbeards Chapter will have its second annual Women in the Outdoors event at the K-Hill Shooting Range.

The event will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Friday evening will be sign in and registration, meet and greet with dinner, raffles and a silent auction. Saturday will be the event day with classes all day and dinner and closing ceremonies at 7 p.m.

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The event is for women ages 14 and older and is free to all current NWTF WITO members. The cost is $35 for non-members and will be utilized for an annual membership.

All meals and drinks will be provided and all participants will receive a free event T-shirt.

The following classes are offered: archery, pistol. Shotgun, rifle, canoeing, squirrel hunting, ATV safety, vehicle maintenance, turkey hunting 101, wilderness survival, fundamentals of fishing, arts and crafts, outdoor cooking, nature hike and self-defense.

Schedules and registration forms can be found at www.southhillslongbeards.org.

For more information or to register, contact chapter president Larry Pernestti at 740-534-9128 or 740-646-6907 or email lpernestti@sbcglobal.net, or event coordinator Konnie Hackworth at 740-533-0118 or 740-646-9777.

The deadline for all registration forms is Friday.