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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-08-2018, 11:03 AM Thread Starter
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Event at Middle Creek

I don't know how many of you know but the Conservation Officers Of Pennsylvania (COPA) a Fraternal Organization comprised of both active and retired fish and game officers are raising money to build a PA conservation history museum, which will be attached to the visitors center at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. One of our fund raising efforts has been selling raffle tickets for the last several months. The drawing for the raffle will be on Saturday March 10, 2018 at the visitors center at Middle Creek. There will be a display inside the visitors center of many of the items that will be put on display in the museum once it is built. There are ten items in the raffle, one of them is a hand made flintlock long rifle made by Game Commissioner Charles Fox and it is a rifle anyone would be proud to own and hunt with. There will be a food truck providing breakfast sandwiches, coffee and the like as well as lunch, hot dogs burgers and sandwiches drinks etc. The tickets are ten dollars each and will be available prior to the drawing. All the raffle items will also be on display for everyone to see. If you don't have plans for the 10th of March take a drive to Middle Creek and take a look at some of the items that were part of Pennsylvania's conservation history and support the building of a museum that will highlight Pennsylvania's important role in the Conservation history. The time for the event will be from 8 am to 4 pm. I am not sure what time the drawing will be going off but I will post it here when I know.

We also will be holding a 5 or 10 K race at Middle Creek on September 22, 2018 as a fund raiser for the museum. The race is still in the planning stages and I will provide more information as it becomes available If any of you are runners come out and run or just come out to support the building of the museum.

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thanks for posting , sounds interesting
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any way to get a ticket on line or by mail?
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Winners of fund raising raffle at Middle Creek on the 10th of March

We had a busy day and lots of people went through the exhibit of items on display from the past. The drawing was at 1 pm. The winners list below.

Frank Golembleski won the gun.

Bailey McKean won the flute

The deputy bolo tie was won by a game commission employee and will be given at an outing. This is going to be a surprise so I will not give the name.

The game protector bolo tie was won by Jerry Wendt

The knife made by Steve Bernardi was won by Sharon Chorba

The Pa Game Commm print was won by Ralph Wilston

The Fishing Creek print by Dick Donahoe was won Lauren Krow

The print by Janet Baker was won by Brian Wilson ( Not the Beach Boy guy)

The framed Photograph by Tim Flanigan was won by Paul Hough ( he had bought the ticket the day of the drawing and was there for the drawing)

The Damascus knife was won by Bob Foulkrod

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