WRIGHT COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER CHAPTER #95
WE HAVE SOME EXCITING NEWS TO SHARE!
The WCPF Chapter is excited to announce that we will be participating in the No Child Left Indoors FOREVER Shooting Sports Program! We can't wait to connect with & sponsor our local youth shooting teams! Join us at our 29th Annual Membership Banquet on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 to help us support the youth in our community. Contact us for more details and or to register for our banquet.
WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO ATTEND!
Click HERE for more information about our chapter meetings and click HERE for more information about our banquets. Please contact us if you are interested in joining our chapter and or volunteering at any of our events!
SAVE THE DATE... WE'VE MADE SOME BIG CHANGES!
We are excited to announce that the
WCPF 29TH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP BANQUET
will be held on
SATURDAY, MARCH 8TH, 2014
BOB ST. PIERRE (CO-HOST OF FAN OUTDOORS ON KFAN SPORTS RADIO FM 100.3 & PHEASANTS FOREVER VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING) will be our GUEST EMCEE for the evening!
PLEASE CLICK ON, PRINT AND MAIL BACK THE 2014 BANQUET REGISTRATION FORM PICTURED BELOW TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT!
PLEASE SEE OUR EVENTS PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS
WCPF would like to thank our dedicated volunteers, members, sponsors and donors for helping to make our 28th Annual Membership Banquet a successful one! We couldn't do what we do without people like you and we appreciate all you do! We look forward to working with you in the future! Please view our GALLERY to see pictures from past events. We thank you all for your continued support!
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*UPDATE! WE HAVE A HAT WINNER...
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BECOME A MEMBER!
Show your love for habitat by becoming a member (or purchasing a membership for a loved one!) of Pheasants Forever, the Habitat Conservation Organization! CONTACT us for more information.
WCPF MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
Terry was a caring man and a dedicated chapter member for many years, he will be missed dearly. Our condolences go out to the Runke family who have all played important roles... within our oraganization over the years. Please know that you are all in our hearts.
Terry Allen Runke, 61, of Buffalo, formerly of Hutchinson, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, while turkey hunting in South Dakota and is now in the great hunting field of heaven.
Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo with interment at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo.
Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the church, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Further visitation was one hour prior to the service, Wednesday, May 8, at the church.
Casket bearers were Carl Runke, Dale Runke, Gene Runke, Jim Thompson, Kelly Runke and Jack Carlson.
Terry was born June 22, 1951, in Hutchinson to Milan and Lucille Carlson Runke. After graduating from Hutchinson High School, he and his friend, Leigh Anglin, worked on the wheat harvest based out of York, N.D., working for Don Haugen where they were known as “Haugen’s Heroes” and “Wheat Whackers.”
Terry graduated from Hutchinson Vocational Technical in 1974 in audio visual technology. Terry worked for the Marshall school system and then moved to Maple Lake and was the Samsung repair man for the metro area.
Terry was an avid hunter and fisherman. He taught gun safety for 31 years. He was a member of Pheasants Forever, a lifetime member of the NRA, Minnesota Deer Hunters, National Wild Turkey Federation and Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsman's Club.
He was a faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo.
Terry and his wife Gail were married on July 27, 1974, in Renville and were blessed with 38 years of marriage. God blessed their marriage with four children and a grandchild.
Terry was preceded in death by his father, Milan Runke, and his father-in-law, Lowell Bratsch.
He is survived by his wife, Gail; daughters, Sara & fiancé Nick Vergin, Sonia, Rebecca (granddaughter Anna Jo); son, Cody; mother, Lucille Runke; three brothers Carl (Ardell) Runke, Dale (Pat) Runke and Gene (Laurie) Runke; two sisters: Janet (Jim) Thompson and Kay Runke and their families; and many hunting and fishing buddies.
EASY PHEASANT HOTDISH
(WWW.ALLRECIPES.COM BY BROWNDOG)
1 POUND COOKED PHEASANT, CUBED
1 (6 OUNCE) PACKAGE DRY BREAD STUFFING MIX
4 TABLESPOONS BUTTER, MELTED
1 1/2 CUPS HOT WATER
1 (10.5 OUNCE) CONTAINER CHICKEN GRAVY
1 (16 OUNCE) PACKAGE FROZEN MIXED VEGETABLES
1/4 TEASPOON DRIED THYME
PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES.
IN A LARGE BOWL, COMBINE THE SEASONING PACKET FROM THE STUFFING MIX WITH THE MELTED BUTTER & WATER. STIR IN THE STUFFING CRUMBS UNTIL ALL OF THE LIQUID IS ABSORDED.
IN A SEPARATE 2 QUART CASSEROLE DISH, COMBINE THE GRAVY, PHEASANT, VEGETABLES & THYME. STIR ALL TOGETHER WELL, THEM SPOON THE STUFFING MIX OVERTHE TOP.
BAKE AT 350 DEGREES FOR 45 MINUTES OR UNTIL HOT AND BUBBLY.
ORIGINAL RECIPE MAKES 6 SERVINGS.
SERVE AND ENJOY!