Press Releases

Outdoor Wisconsin Sets Banquet

February 20, 2008


Dan Small, host of Milwaukee Public Television's Outdoor Wisconsin, will oversee a boat raffle, a black jack tournament, and other events at the 17th annual Outdoor Wisconsin Banquet at Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m.

The evening begins with a silent auction and a variety of raffles, followed by vocal auctions at 8:30 p.m. A highlight of the event will be a voice auction for a big game hunt in Africa.

Fishing and hunting trips to be televised on Outdoor Wisconsin also will be available for bidding and raffles, along with hunting, fishing and camping gear; tools; framed art, and many other items. Prizes total more than $70,000.

Tickets for the banquet are $75, with an early bird special ticket price of $50. Corporate tables for 10 are available for $1,000.

The banquet, sponsored by MPTV Friends, provides support for public television programming. For tickets or more information, call (414) 781-4998 or visit www.mptvfriends.org and click on Special Events.