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UPDATED!–Tennessee Valley Chapter Fundraiser Features Boddington

The Tennessee Valley Chapter (formerly Chattanooga Area Chapter) is having a fundraiser banquet on March 9 where you can meet Craig Boddington. Boddington will present an interactive hunting seminar from 3:30 to 5:30 pm the day of the fundraiser.  Seminar seating is limited to 40 attendees.

Tickets are $100 ($30 for ages 16 and younger) and includes both the Boddington seminar and the fundraiser banquet, an autographed photo with Boddington and an entry into a drawing for one of Boddington’s personalized books.

The cost of attending the fundraising banquet only is $60, or a sponsor table for 8 can be had for $500. Sponsor tables include a special drawing for a scoped rifle.

Door prizes, both a live and silent auction, a gallery of guns, drawing for a scoped hunting rifle and many other fun activities for spouses and children complete the event.

On the morning of the banquet, the Chapter will also host a special seminar to become an official SCI Measurer. The Measurer seminar is from 9:00 am until Noon. Cost is $175 and includes a Measurer’s Kit valued at $150.

For additional information, tickets and reservations, contact Bill Swan (phone or text) at 423-240-0719 or visit the Chapter’s website. Special room rates are available from Marriott by calling 423-756-0002 and mentioning SCI.



Fundraiser Guns


Chattanooga Area Chapter Honored


Chattanooga Area Chapter President Keith Watson (center) receives a 101st Airborne flag in appreciation for the Hunts for Warriors Program from new SCI veterans members Jeremey Chapin (right) and Matthew Taylor (left).


Chattanooga Area Chapter Sponsors Hunt For Warriors

As reported by WTVC News Channel 9 and NBC the Chattanooga Area SCI co-sponsored 25 warriors for an all expenses paid two-day whitetail hunt in Chattanooga. Most of the hunters came from Ft Campbell in Clarksville, TN. The chapter was presented with an Airborne battle flag that was signed by all the soldiers. Also given away to the group were a rifle and pheasant hunt. 25 soldiers participated in the hunt, and 26 whitetail deer were harvested in the two day event.


Fourteen-year-old year old Parker Swan, received a certificate of appreciation from the Ft Campbell group Screaming Eagles Airborne Group. He served as a hunt guide for Jeremey Chapin, a combat wounded veteran on his first deer harvest the first morning of the hunt. Jeremey had never hunted before.


Chattanooga Area Chapter Helps Restore Elk

$4000 more was added to the Tennessee Elk Restoration Project courtesy of Chattanooga Area SCI and SCIF. This donation brought the total to $15,500 that the Chapter, along with SCIF, has donated to the effort. Ed Carter, Executive Director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, praised the Chapter for its long standing support of the Agency and its Wildlife Officers. Bill and Vicki Swan were present at the presentation to represent the Chapter.

(l. to r.) William Brown, Chairman of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission; Ed Carter, Executive Director; Bill Swan, Director at Large SCI; Steve Bennett, Project Manager for the Elk project.