At the 2019 SCIF Veterans Breakfast, members and supporters of our military can sponsor a purple heart recipient to go on a black bear hunt. The SCIF Veterans Committee is auctioning a sponsorship for a combat veteran to go on this special designated hunt. The sponsor (winning bidder of the auction) will pay to send Jeff Wellington, a 34-year veteran and Army helicopter pilot, on this hunt. Continue reading Be The One To Send A Combat Veteran On A Black Bear Hunt
The SCIF Veterans Committee selected Michael Peterson as the entertainer for 2019 Veterans Breakfast in Reno. Peterson has a country music career that spans more than 30 years and has performed more than 2,500 concerts in 19 countries. Peterson is a million selling, Grammy nominated, country music star with six self-penned Number 1 hits including the wedding standard “From Here To Eternity” and the iconic “Drink, Swear, Steal & Lie.” He also is the recipient of numerous distinguished public service awards including the prestigious Bob Hope “Spirit of Hope” medal from the USO for his 11 tours and more than 150 performances for servicemen and women deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea.
The Veterans Breakfast will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 with the doors opening at 7:00 a.m. at the North Fork Pavilion (Day Auction room). Each year at convention, the Veterans Committee holds the breakfast to honor servicemen and women and veterans from the United States and Canada. All members are welcome, and veterans eat free. Veterans Breakfast tickets are available to purchase online through Convention Registration.
New last Convention, the SCIF Veterans Committee auctioned a sponsorship for a combat veteran to go on a 400- to 420-point bull elk hunt. The sponsor – winning bidder of the auction is paying for Cody Scriver to go on a trophy Colorado elk hunt donated by Trophy Mountain Ranch located near Cowdrey, Colorado. The hunt will take place the second week in September and be videotaped by Colorado Buck’s film crew.
New this Convention, the SCIF Veterans Committee is auctioning a sponsorship for a combat veteran to go on a 400- to 420-point bull elk hunt. The winning bidder of the auction will be paying to send Cody Scriver, a nine-year Marine veteran who has participated in more than 100 combat missions in Afghanistan, on a Colorado Continue reading Sponsor A Combat Veteran On A Trophy Elk Hunt
Safari Club International celebrated the dedication and sacrifice our military veterans have made in the defense of our freedoms, including our freedom to pursue our hunting heritage. Mike Rogers Jr. spoke of his admiration of the veterans he has hosted as part of SCI’s Expedition Safari.
Retired Army Captain Tommy Clack spoke plainly but eloquently of the sacrifices our men and women in uniform make on a daily basis to defend our country in the war on terrorism. Severely wounded in Vietnam in 1969, Tommy addressed the need for continued help and support for our veterans on their return to civilian life. His heartfelt appeal resulted in a standing ovation.