The San Angelo Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) is once again proudly supporting Texas Game Wardens in their own back yard. The chapter held its annual fundraiser on Feb. 22 to raise funds for wildlife conservation. The chapter is an ongoing contributor to Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s (TPWF) Gear Up for Game Wardens program.

Most recently the chapter provided funding for a Search and Rescue boat that will be used in the West Texas region in and around San Angelo.

Photographed Left to Right: Jimmy Fontenot, San Angelo SCI Board President, Bob Benson, TPWF Director of Major Gifts, San Angelo SCI Board Member Alan McClain

“The network of Texas SCI chapters are true friends of the Texas Game Wardens,” said Bob Benson, TPWF Director of Major Gifts. “The San Angelo chapter has been there since the beginning proving steadfast support to the Gear Up for Game Wardens program. Thanks to their contributions, our game wardens have received life-saving equipment that is keeping fellow Texans safe.”

This is the sixth annual fundraiser conducted by the San Angelo chapter. SCI raises funds to help wildlife conservation initiatives all over the world. In San Angelo, thousands of dollars have been distributed in the community and surrounding counties to help Texas Game Wardens, 4H and FFA clubs, collegiate shooting sports, youth hunting programs, and an endowed scholarship at Angelo State University for students who are earning natural resource conservation degrees. With the generous contributions of local businesses, ranchers and sportsmen, the San Angelo chapter is making a difference at home and all over the world.

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