Turkey shoot fundraiser planned for scouts | News | The Press and Standard

by | April 25, 2016 5:00 am

Last Updated: April 22, 2016 at 9:33 am

Cypress Hill Hunting Club is preparing to host its third annual Boy Scout Turkey Shoot for the Pineland District Boy Scouts on April 30.

The fundraiser held at the hunt club’s headquarters at 2030 Dodd Farm Road in Round O will start at 12:30 p.m.

Advance tickets can be purchased from any Boy Scout or Cub Scout in the Pineland District; any of the Turkey Shoot committee members which locally include Travis Godley at 843-909-0076, Randy Huggins at 843-364-2626 or David Dodd at 843-908-4177; the Coastal Council District Office in Charleston or on-line.

Advance tickets are $10 vouchers that provide $12 in tickets that can used at the event to purchase food or drinks and to enter the shooting events.

The costs of the shooting events will vary, based on the value of the prizes for each different event.

During the fundraiser, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will have its pellet gun trailer available to promote and teach gun safety, as well as provide free entertainment for anyone who wants to learn to shoot or just enjoys target shooting.

A Colleton County K-9 Officer with a drug dog will also be there from 12:30-2 p.m. to give a live demonstration.

The fundraiser’s title sponsor is General IGA grocery store. The presenting event sponsors include the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department for the skeet shooting and Southeastern Environmental for the BB tournament event.

There are sponsors as well for each of the shooting lanes in the turkey shoot, and some lane sponsor spots are still available for individuals or businesses interested in helping to support and sponsor the event.

For more information about becoming a lane sponsor, please contact one of the committee members listed above.

The prizes available will include a Remington shotgun, merchandise from Yeti, a Grizzly cooler, hunting, camping and fishing gear, and a wide variety of other valuable merchandise.

According to David Dodd of the hunting club, last year’s event we raised over $3,000 for the Boy Scouts. “This year we hope to do even better.”

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