McLOUD, Okla. — The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation and the Oklahoma Farming & Ranching Foundation held their second-annual shotgun shoot fundraiser Friday, Aug. 25, at Quail Ridge Shooting Sports near McLoud.
Nine four-person teams turned out for the event as shooters tested their shooting skills on a 10-station course.
The first-place team included shooters Carson Miller, Hunter Pence, Jerimy Pence and Baylee Pence from the Altus area. The group won a four-person waterfowl hunt courtesy of Stuart Ranch of Waurika. Jerimy Pence and Hunter Pence also were recognized as high individuals of the event.
The second-place team included Dan Patton, Mike Maxwell, Victor Long and Steve Edwards. The third-place team included Travis Rider, David Massey, Todd DeSmet and Scott Langley.
A variety of Oklahoma businesses and organizations sponsored the event. The sponsors were: The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, The Oklahoma Pork Council, BancFirst, American Agricultural Insurance Company, Wilshire Gun and the Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Lunch was cooked by Love County Farm Bureau Insurance agent Sam Barrick, and the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee provided and served home-cooked desserts and ice cream.
The fundraising event will support the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation’s mission of protecting private property rights and production agriculture in the legal arena, as well as the mission of the Oklahoma Farming & Ranching Foundation to educate consumers about Oklahoma agriculture and the importance of the industry to our everyday lives.
—Oklahoma Farm Bureau
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