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Local sportsman's clubs to hold benefits, teach archery

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River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Two local archery clubs are hosting a charity benefit, 30-target, 3-D shoot on Sunday, Feb. 15.

The shoot is being held to help critically ill and disabled youth realize their hunting and other outdoor dreams.

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The events will be held at the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club, two miles west of Somerset on

Hwy. 64, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and at the Willow River Rod and Gun Club, just west of New Richmond, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The proceeds from the events will be donated to the United Special Sportsman's Alliance (USSA). More information on the alliance can be found at this Web site: www.childswish.com.

Its goal is to grant exciting true-life free outdoor adventures to challenged youth across North

America. USSA is a 501 C-3 non-profit organization that has granted more than 2,500 dream adventures for challenged youth.

In addition to the 3-D shoot, Chilakoot Archery Club will be hosting an indoor learn-to-shoot day in its clubhouse on Sunday. Club members will provide archery equipment and instruction

for anyone 4 years old to 80 years old who wants to upgrade their skills or learn what it's like to

shoot a bow. This is the first time this is being done at Chilakoot and there is no fee. Donations will be accepted.

For more information, check the club Web sites: www.willowriver.org for the Willow River Rod and Gun Club, and www.chilakootbowhunters.org for the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club.

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