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North MS Delta Waterfowl to hold annual banquet in Ripley next month

The North Mississippi Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will hold their annual fall banquet in Ripley next month.

“We are based out of Ripley but we are welcoming everybody from North Mississippi,” said Chapter Chairman Ben Holcomb.

Delta Waterfowl is The Duck Hunters Organization, a leading conservation group with origins dating to 1911. Headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Delta Waterfowl has developed several key programs – including Predator Management, Hen Houses and First Hunt – all of which are based on sound science. Delta works to produce ducks, conserve breeding duck habitat, enhance duck hunting opportunities and ensure the continuing tradition of duck hunting in North America.

The chapter based in Ripley started in May 2019. The board consits of Ben Holcomb as Chairman, Kevin Barefield as Vice Chair, Marty Pannell as Secretary, Steven Thomas as Treasurer. Other board members are Kevin Bennett, Brad Smith, Josh Richardson and Brad Jeter.

You can learn how to join the organization, buy tickets to the banquet or become a sponsor by FOLLOWING THIS LINK.

Jon Ross Myers

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