2018 Outfitters Hunting Expo: Our 36th annual Expo which is open to the public and attended by more than 600 persons held one day prior to our Chapter fundraiser to provide additional exposure of SCI to the general public and to provide additional value to our donating outfitters. We again included educational tools such as an Interactive Shooting System for youth, promoted our SCIF Blue Bag Program, and sold memberships via our membership booth.
2018 Wild Game Dinner and Fundraiser:Our 36th annual fundraiser was the largest in all of SCI, attended by more than 990 people. This event generated the majority of our revenue for the year to fund our programs. Awards were presented to the Legislator of the year – State Senator Mike Shirkey and Media Person of the year Gabe Van Wormer, Producer and Editor of the Michigan Out of Doors television show. This year our Membership Director, Dennis Peters conducted a membership drive with the help of Bill Burton, SCI – Chapter Services Specialist. About 120 new members were signed up during the fundraiser weekend.
2018 Awards Banquet Our annual awards program honored our chapter members and was attended by more than 150 persons. This also serves as a chapter general membership meeting.
2018 Christmas Dinner: On December 7, 2018, attended by about 300 members/spouses. This is a combination general membership meeting and celebration of the holidays.