The Botetourt Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will host its fifth annual Women in the Outdoors (WITO) event on Saturday, June 15.  The event will be held at Blue Ridge Vineyard, 1027 Shiloh Drive, Eagle Rock with check-in at 8 a.m. and activities beginning at 8:30.

Activities will include pistol, shotgun and rifle instruction and shooting with certified firearms instructors and a nature adventure.  Cost of the event is $35, which includes a membership in the National Wild Turkey Federation, a year’s subscription to Turkey Country magazine, lunch and snacks.

Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Participation is limited and paid registration is needed by June 8. Checks should be mailed to Botetourt Longbeards, 2917 Trebark Road, Buchanan, 24066.  For more information call 540-354-1537 or email SSCrumley47@gmail.com.

The National Wild Turkey Federation is a nonprofit conservation organization with the mission of Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. NWTF volunteers introduce about 100,000 people to the outdoors each year through outdoor education and outreach events like WITO, JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge Ethics and Sportsmanship) and Wheelin Sportsmen for people with disabilities.

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