1st annual Au Sable River Steelhead Fundraiser was a huge success!
The Fundraiser was a big success, we raised a total of $4,371. after expenses and after a donation to Lake Huron Sportfishing we have $3462 to deposit into an account for AuSable River Steelhead Preservation Association to help battle the Cormorants.
First we would like to extend a big Thank You to Lake Huron Sportfishing for their sponsorship, with out them this would not have been possible.
We would like to thank the following people and organizations for their cash donations, Flint River Valley Steelheaders, AuSable Big Water Preservation Association, Todd Zwetzig, Tom Buhr, Jeff Raybourn, Mark Dombroski, Robert Thompson and Ron Matthews. We would also like to thank the following businesses as well as the individuals, who donated merchandise for the raffle,Streamside Custom Rods, AuSable River Store, Waternett, Nordic Sports, The Dam Store, Oscoda Canoe Rental, Tait’s Bill of Fare, MaMa’s Country Kitchen, AuSable Inn, Days Inn of Tawas, G’s Pizza and Deli, Red Hawk Country Club, Subway in Oscoda, AuSable Big Water Preservation Association, Woods and Water News, Bunyan Town Marina, Wellmans Sports Center, Alpena Beverage, Desi’s, Simple Miracles Pizzeria, Village Lanes& Lounge, AuSable Troutfitters, Aron Mastro, Tim Hess, Chris Wade, Jim Tidball, Karen Thomas and Zack Lapp.
Thank You! to Kevin Panek and Matt Helmer for doing an awesome job cooking the food!
Thank You! to AuSable Valley Power sports for donating the tent, tables and chairs and to Tawas Sand and Gravel for the Port-a-potty’s.
Thank You! as well to all the Michigan-Sportsman.com Members and their families who helped by volunteering time, labor, supplies and food.
We would like to extend a big Thank You to all who attended.
Thank You so much!
Shawn, Kelly, Ron and Lynn
AuSable River Steelhead Preservation Association