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  • Sat
    26
    Sep
    2020
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    27
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    4:30 pmLearn More

    2020 Guns and Goods Raffle - Saturday, September 26th, 2020

     

    Scroll down for the list of winners!  All winners are being called, if you don't receive a call contact us at (320) 529-9000 press 0.

     

     
     

        

     

    The cost to send 1 Veteran to Camp Bliss for a weekend retreat is $600, which includes lodging and all meals. Because of donations/sales from our 2019 Guns and Goods Raffle, we are able to supplement $525 per Veteran, up to 50 Veterans or Person with Disabilities. 

    2020 Gun list:


    1 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Teddy Fahnhorst
    2 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Pat Gorman
    3 Ruger Precision 22 IR - Carol Schulte
    4 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Sarah Wilson
    5 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Thomas Strobel
    6 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Jesse Godzala
    7 Taurus G2C 9mm - John Muller
    8 Winchester SXP Camo 12 ga - Shannon Shraut
    9 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Mary Touve
    10 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Lynn Mischke
    11 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Michele Pelka
    12 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Robert Oberg
    13 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Randy Craft
    14 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Dave Ingalsbe
    15 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Brian Jendro
    16 Taurus G2C 9mm - Brenda Hoffman
    17 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Diane Smith
    18 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Ron Warnert
    19 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Danya Rice
    20 Smith and Wesson shield 9 mm - Eric Licht
    21 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Jeff Verkinnes
    22 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Gina Kraus
    23 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Kurt Marthaler
    24 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Alex Coulter
    25 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Brian Braun
    26 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Alliance Building Corp
    27 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Jon Holthusen
    28 Beretta A 300 Outlander Syn. 12 ga - Nathan Ferguson
    29 Smith and Wesson M&P 223 - John Brichacek
    30 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Paul Mitchell
    31 Mossberg 20 ga combo - John Muller
    32 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Denny Vonnahme
    33 Savage A17 17 HMR W/Scope - Ben Kunkel
    34 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Chuck Verhaagh
    35 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Adam Loch
    36 Ruger SR22 22LR - Mary Touve
    37 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Richard Loscheider
    38 Bond Arms Snake Slayer 410/45lc - Kirby Swanson
    39 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Jim Linn & Tom Z
    40 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Troy Cichon
    41 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Kurt Marthaler
    42 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Randy Yaeger
    43 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Jack Pearson 
    44 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Kayla Klein
    45 Taurus G2C 9mm - Brian Eiynck
    46 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Odor Eliminators
    47 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Dave Trobec
    48 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Travis Anderson
    49 Henry Lever action 22 LR - Nancy Kollmann
    50 Henry Golden Boy - Trevor Gust
    51 Franchi Affinity 3 20 ga - Kurt Durrwachter
    52 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Jason Ferche
    53 Ruger SR22 22LR - Tina Holthusen
    54 Ruger 10/22 W/Scope - Jeanne Sopcinski
    55 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Scott Montour
    56 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Roger Varilek
    57 Henry Golden Boy - Tou Vang
    58 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Nate Landwehr
    59 Stoeger Condor O/U 12 ga - Sherry Gulbranson
    60 Smith and Wesson shield 9 mm - Jon Pearson 
    61 Ruger SR22 22LR - Charity/Joe Kuperus
    62 Taurus G2C 9mm - Todd Case
    63 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Paul Alvarez
    64 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Dave Nilson 
    65 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Angie Handeland
    66 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Dean Mitchell
    67 DPMS Oracle 223 - Clara OBrien
    68 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Vicki Wogan
    69 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Jamie Curtis
    70 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Connie Powell
    71 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Jesse Nelson
    72 Savage 220 slug gun 20 ga - Chantz Axelson
    73 Taurus G2C 9mm - Nicole Holthaus
    74 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Bev Wenz
    75 Taurus G2C 9mm - Duke Jarnot
    76 Remington 870 Express 12 ga - Laura McLaughlan
    77 Winchester SX4 hybrid 12 Ga - Ed Atanasoff
    78 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Jackie Gertken
    79 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Luke Ferkinhoff
    80 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Peter Mehr
    81 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Ben Dockendorf
    82 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Kayla Klein
    83 Henry Golden Boy - Tracy Clark
    84 Smith and Wesson SD9VE 9mm - Kyle Nystrom
    85 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Jeff Verkinnes
    86 Mossberg 20 ga combo - Dylan Roth
    87 Savage 220 slug gun 20 ga - Jason Oxley
    88 Marlin Model 60 Wood - Joe Westerlind
    89 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - Dave Nilson
    90 Ruger 10/22 RB Wood 22 IR - Koop
    91 Savage Axis II W/Scope 30-06 - Vincent Marstein
    92 Stoeger Condor O/U 20 ga - Kevin Lundquist
    93 Remington 783 30-06 W/Scope - Julie Smith
    94 Savage 93R17 W/Scope 17 HMR - Megan Johnson
    95 Remington 783 270 W/Scope - Joe Przybilla
    96 Benelli Nova 12 ga - Chris Lundorf
    97 Remington 870 Express 20 ga - John Fischer
    98 Tikka T-3 Stainless 270 Win - Paul Wippler
    99 Kel Tec PMR 30 22 Mag - Eric Licht
    100 Benelli Nova Camo 12 ga - Paul Radeke

    Rules and Regulations:

    Steak Dinner ($13), meat raffles and 50/50 raffles will start at 4:30 pm, the drawing will start at 7:30 pm, Sauk Rapids VFW: 901 North Benton Drive, Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379.
    Need not be present to win.
    All are welcome to attend.
    Vouchers will be available on site.
    Raffle Tickets limited to 2000 – $40 per ticket.
    A winning ticket will not be returned to the drawing; one chance to win per ticket.
    The winner will be issued a voucher for the awarded gun. The voucher can be used to purchase the awarded gun or a gift card will be issued by Scheels which can be used as store credit on any merchandise. Gift cards may also be used online. Gift cards valid only at Scheels Store, 40 North Waite Avenue, Waite Park, MN. 56387.
    All winners will be notified of the gun they have won and will receive a voucher. Winner must then present this voucher and their driver’s license to the gun department at Scheels in Waite Park, MN. Each winner will then be issued his or her gun or gift card.
    The winner is responsible for all applicable fees and/or taxes.
    Must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket or win a prize.
    Must be 18 years of age to obtain rifles and shotguns, and 21 years of age to receive handguns. Permit to purchase in the State of Minnesota is required to receive handguns and AR style rifles.
    Must pass all applicable background checks to obtain guns. If a winner fails the background check, they may still use the gift card for merchandise other than guns.

  • Fri
    06
    Nov
    2020
    Sun
    08
    Nov
    2020
    12:00 pmLearn More

    Wellness and Socialization for Women with Disabilities 2020

    November 6-8, 2020

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Come and learn new ways to socialize, improve your skills, and learn how to take great care of yourself! Activities will include self-care and wellness, games, and time to relax. We will be going outdoors to explore Camp Bliss and do some fishing for those who want to fish.

    What to bring: warm clothing, medications, towels, personal water bottle and anything else you will need for the weekend. You must have your fishing license to fish.
    Cost: $75.00 for the weekend. If you bring your own PCA, there is an additional charge of $35.00. The PCA will also need to register separately for this retreat.
    The fee includes: lodging, fishing/supplies, and all meals/beverages.

    If you are currently a consumer of Independent Lifestyles, transportation to and from Camp Bliss is offered from our Sauk Rapids location for an additional cost of $15.00.
    Otherwise you are responsible for your own transportation.

    To Register: Fill out the registration on the back and return it with your payment to Independent Lifestyles (Attn: Anne R.) 215 N. Benton Dr., Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 or email it to anner@independentlifestyles.org or call 320-281-2023. We need to receive your registration two weeks prior to Retreat date.

    Check in - Friday, 4:00pm
    Check out - Sunday, 10:00am
    10 people maximum including PCA's

    The cost to send 1 person to Camp Bliss for a weekend retreat is $600, which includes lodging and all meals. Because of donations and sales from our 2019 Guns & Goods Raffle, we are able to supplement $525 per Veteran or Person with Disabilities.

    Printable Flyer and Registration Forms

    Book a Retreat Online

  • Fri
    13
    Nov
    2020
    Sun
    15
    Nov
    2020
    12:00 pmLearn More

    Veteran Warriors & Caregivers Weekend 2020

    November 13-15, 2020

     

     

     

     

     

    You will be welcomed into the serene and supportive setting at Camp Bliss. Come and experience an amazing weekend of healing, relaxation, and learning.  Over the course of the weekend, we will practice self-care, laughter and taking care of you!  We will have time to enjoy the beauty of 48 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest in a breathtaking north woods setting on three lakes! 

    Cost is $75.00 per person and includes lodging and meals.

    Massages are offered for $70.00 per 1 hour and must be booked in advance.

    We need to receive your registration two weeks prior to Retreat Date.  Limit of 10 people.

    The cost to send 1 person to Camp Bliss for a weekend retreat is $600, which includes lodging and all meals. Because of donations and sales from our 2019 Guns & Goods Raffle, we are able to supplement $525 per Veteran or Person with Disabilities.

     

    Printable Flyer and Registration Forms

    Book a Retreat Online