Pheasants Forever Chapter Raises $45,000 Through Auctions

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(Le Mars) — Members of the Plymouth County Pheasants Forever chapter gathered Saturday evening for their annual banquet. The local Pheasants Forever chapter raised $45,000 during the auctions and raffles as part of their annual banquet.  President Bob Puetz says he and the Pheasants Forever board of directors are most appreciative of the support from the community for the local Pheasants Forever chapter.  During the annual banquet, Pheasants Forever presented the Service To Wildlife Award to Dave Klohs.  Klohs, a retired Plymouth County Conservation Board director, was not able to be present to accept the honor, but in his place, were some of his family members that accepted the honor on behalf of Klohs. Conservation Board Executive Director, Nick Beeck read the many activities that Klohs has participated that has benefited wildlife habitat.  The Service to Youth Award was presented to Keith and Jen Copenhaver, and the Pheasants Forever $500 scholarship was given to Jaelyn Riemenschneider of Kingsley.

Keith and Jen Copenhaver accept the Service To Youth Award.

Jaelyn Riemenschneider of Kingsley accepts the $500 Pheasants Forever scholarship.

Plymouth County Conservation Board Executive Director discusses all the activities involving retired Conservation Board Director, Dave Klohs.  Klohs was honored with the Service To Wildlife Award.

Family members of Dave Klohs accepted the Service To Wildlife Award on his behalf.