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Make plans to attend the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet on Aug. 10

Posted July 11, 2019

PHOENIX — Make plans to attend the 22nd annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet and honor your fellow conservationists on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Wigwam Resort, 300 East Wigwam Blvd. Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340.

This year’s inductees into the Outdoor Hall of Fame include 4 outstanding individuals (Bob Fletcher, Mike Ingram, John Koleszar, Richard Williams) and one outstanding organization (Malapi Borderlands Group). The event will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. The evening will also feature live/silent auctions, exciting raffle and door prizes, and music by the Back Porch Bandits. Suggested attire is business casual or western wear.

Individual tickets are $70. A table for 10 is $700. A table of 10 and a full-page ad in the banquet brochure is $1,200. There are also opportunities to purchase a program ad without buying banquet tickets ($350 for a half-page ad or $700 for a full page).

Purchase tickets online at, or download a ticket form, fill it out, and mail it to the contact information on the form. You can also call Rebecca Bouquot (Wildlife for Tomorrow Ticket Chair) at (602) 501-4788. Companies and organizations that would like to donate an auction item can find out more information from the donation form.

The Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame was developed in 1998 by the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation to honor those who have made significant contributions to Arizona’s wildlife, the welfare of its natural resources, and the state’s outdoor heritage. Previous inductees include the likes of Senator Barry Goldwater, Congressman Mo Udall, sports writer Ben Avery, outdoor writer Bob Hirsch, the Phoenix Herpetological Society, Senator John McCain, and many other men, women and organizations that have served selflessly and continuously worked for the success of conservation of Arizona’s precious wildlife resources.

Wildlife for Tomorrow is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works closely with the Arizona Game and Fish Department to provide additional support for projects and education activities where traditional resources are not adequate.

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