28th Annual Sportsmens Auction at Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show to Benefit Youth

28th Annual Sportsmen’s Auction at Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show to Benefit Youth

Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association

HARRISBURG, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association (POWA) is sponsoring the 28th Annual Sportsmen’s Auction to benefit youth educational opportunities at the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA, on Sunday, February 13, 2011, at 2:00PM.

To date, POWA has raised over $350,000 with 100 percent of the proceeds funding programs that introduce young people to the outdoors.

Youth field days, conservation camps, shooting events, fishing derbies, public school classrooms and others have received financial grants through the years, benefiting thousands of youth.

Highlights of the 2011 auction include a Smith & Wesson .460 caliber stainless steel revolver, a Coleman canoe and an original acrylic by award-winning artist Gerald Putt.

Also included are guided fishing and hunting trips to Canada and the US; wildlife art by Ned Smith and other renowned wildlife artists; books; videos; knives; hunting and fishing equipment; tree stands; clothing; scents; game calls; decoys; celebrity items; optics; reloading; and much more.

For more information, or to donate items to the POWA auction, contact: Kermit Henning, Auction Chairman, at [email protected]

For more information on exhibitors, a complete schedule of entertainment, seminar speakers, contests, and how to buy tickets on line for the 2011 Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show, log onto www.easternsportshow.com .

The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show (February 5-13, 2011, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA) presented by Outdoor Channel and Comcast, now in its 56th year, has grown to be the largest outdoor hunting and fishing event of its kind in North America. With more than 1,200 exhibitors, The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show brings the passion for the outdoors–indoors–by bringing outdoor sports enthusiasts of all ages from across the country to view the latest and best in hunting and fishing gear, shop for ATV’s and RV’s and plan & book hunting and fishing trips with outfitters & charters from around the world. The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show also offers a wide range of seminars presented by experts along with hunting- and fishing-related contests and family-oriented entertainment.