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43rd Annual Menard County Dinner

Chapter dinner and fundraiser with table seating. Food served.
insert_invitation Sat, Mar 23, 2024 5:00 PM (CDT)
location_on Wankel's Banquet Center, Petersburg, Illinois
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Wankel's Banquet Center
18239 Kelly St.
Petersburg, Illinois 63675



 Feb 3, 2024


Dear Ducks Unlimited Member:


Your Menard County Ducks Unlimited (DU) Committee is planning the 43rd Annual Dinner and Live Auction.  This is 

a DU event everyone looks forward to.  Great food, good friends, and outstanding prizes including guns, decoys, and unique artwork, will be present.  


• Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Wankels In Petersburg  18239 Kelly St.  Petersburg, Il 62675
• Cocktails begin at 5:00 pm - Prime Rib or Chicken Dinner begins at 6:00 pm


PLEASE NOTE:  There will not be any dinner ticket sales at the door the night of the event.  


 We would like to invite you, as well as your friends and family, to attend our Menard County membership banquet. The event will feature both Live and Silent auctions, lots of guns, huge Tier Raffles, DUXZ Dice Game, Ladies Only Table, Veterans and 1st Responder Recognition, ATF Raffle and multiple other raffles with even more prizes.


The Menard County Ducks Unlimited Committee works very hard to make this an affordable dinner for its members. The price of a ticket includes dinner and one year membership to Ducks Unlimited, the largest wetland and waterfowl conservation organization. With your membership, you will add strength to the conservation of over 12 million acres of wetlands across North America.



Early Birds can purchase one or both of the following packets which are only available to pre-purchase:


Packet #1  $200 = (4) Pintail Tiered raffle packages ($400 value)

            Packet #2 - $100 = (1Pintail Tiered raffle package & (1) MallardTiered raffle package ($150 value)


To qualify for the Special Early Bird opportunities, your purchase must be sent with the registration form. If you are not able to attend, please feel free to still send in your Ducks Unlimited Membership Fee ($35).


This year we are giving our attendees/members the option to underwrite merchandise.  If an individual or business chooses to participate in underwriting, their name or business name will be in the banquet program next to the specific product and will also be announced at the banquet when the item is up for auction/drawing.  Please contact any committee member listed below if you or your business is interested in underwriting merchandise that we will have at the banquet.


Please come join us for an affordable and fun-filled evening. Thank you for your continued support of Ducks Unlimited.


Your Menard County Ducks Unlimited Committee thanks you.


Aaron Hart(217) 725-3026Harold & Ros Dirks(217) 303-3187

Larry Baughman(217) 741-7902Joe/Vicki Thurman(217) 652-1508

Keith/Michelle Kinney(217) 741-8895Kolbe Kinney (217) 416-0306

Mark Schlueter(217) 652-9135Tim Woodrum (217) 416-0485

Lonny/Andrew Gain(217) 801-6161

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Wankel's Banquet Center
18239 Kelly St.
Petersburg, Illinois 63675