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August 30, 2012 | 12:29 PM
The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana is very excited to bring its "Rooten Tooten" Shoot Out to Kokomo's Howard County Izaak Walton League of America on Saturday, September 8, 2012. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm.
Highlights for the day include:
· 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. registration and safety orientation
· 100 Bird Main Event
· Silent auction with guns, sportsman specialties and experiences
· Continental breakfast & Chuck Wagon barbecue lunch provided by Kincaid Meat Market, City Barbecue and Olive Branch Church
· Trophies & awards program
· Participant gifts & door prizes provided by Dr Pepper and Kids & Clays Foundation
· Gun Raffle for a Blaser F3 Sporting Super Luxus, Hand Engraved 12 ga. 30 or 32 in.
More than 100 shooters are expected, but there is still room for more.
Cost: $125 per Shooter, $500 per 4-person squad. Price includes Winchester ammo, shooter gifts, continental breakfast and barbecue lunch.
"The Wild, Wild Midwest Sporting Clays event is great fun and rewarding knowing that those who love to shoot come out and support a great cause," says Jeff Chamness with Dr Pepper, the presenting sponsor of the event for eight years.
Jim Dunn, another supporter of the event and friend of the Ronald McDonald House says, "What separates this shoot from the others in the area is that the Winchester ammo, shooter gifts and silent auction items are provided by the Kids & Clays Foundation…really quality stuff. This is a well-run event with prizes for everyone."
Local tournament sponsors include: Coca-Cola, Kincaid's Meat Market, City Barbecue,Vectren, Indiana Credit Union, Walmart, and Martin Brower.
National sponsors include: Browning, Coca-Cola, Winchester, Blaser, Taylor, and Stone River Gear.
About the Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana is a home–away-from-home for families with children being treated at Indianapolis-area hospitals, primarily Riley Hospital for Children. The Ronald McDonald House has two locations. The original facility has 46 sleeping rooms plus 6 apartments designed specifically for the needs of transplant patients and their families. The "House at Riley" inside Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, has 6 sleeping rooms for families with children in the most critical situations as well as a day retreat open to any family with an inpatient at Riley. In 2011, 1,412 families temporarily called the House "home". For more information, visit www.rmh-indiana.org