I just wanted to raise attention to a benefit auction that is being held in Lawton on February 14, yes valentines day at 6 pm. The auction is to benefit a young man named Jhett Skaggs who is in need of a 2nd heart transplant due to coronary artery disease attacking his current heart. I will attach a link to the page about the auction, but just a bit of background on the use for the funds, Jhett and his dad are currently living in Houston, Tx so that they are within 1 hour of the transplant center when they recieve the call that a heart is available. The family is incurring not only the huge expenses that typically go along with medical care of something like this, but also having to have two residences because Jhett's mother and sister are living in Oklahoma so that his sister can attend her school and so that his mother can continue her job as a school teacher. http://www.thejhettskaggsfoundation.org/
There will be an internet link to bid on packages that are offered at auction at the link that is below if you are interested in any of the auction items, but are unable to attend. This benefit auction is a joint effort of many people and the Oklahoma Cattleman's Association is also providing some help with the auction to help make it a success and help the family to raise funds. There will be all sorts of packages in the auction so you will have to look through the list, but I know there will be several different types of guided hunts in the auction.
My family and myself are not guides or outfitters but we are offering a 2 day guided waterfowl hunt, with room and food included in Oklahoma on private land for 3 hunters in the benefit auction. I wont gurantee that we will shoot limits both days, but I can tell you and others can vouch from personal experience that we will see plenty of birds and have a great time.
If you have any interest in the auction please visit the links i have attached and look over the items up for auction. http://www.liveauctions.tv/StreamPublis ... ionID=3113