Ducks Unlimited Releases Wayne Banquet Date

Ducks Unlimited Releases Wayne Banquet Date
Courtesy of Nebraska Ducks Unlimited

WAYNE – In early November The Wayne Area Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting their 14th annual Auction & Membership Banquet Fundraiser.

Mark you calendar for Friday, November 2 to be at the Beaumont Event & Concert Hall, 26211 North HWY 15 (just north of the Wayne Country Club). The annual event is for wetlands and waterfowl conservation.

According to a release, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres of wetlands and related waterfowl habitat since 1937.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. and a live auction to follow.

There are several price package options. For a dinner and membership cost is $40, a couple dinner and membership is $60, a sponsorship and dinner is $265 and for a Greenwing (youth 16 & Under) to attend is $15.

Tickets are available by contacting Kent Bearnes at 402-360-5005 or can also be purchased online by October 31. Visit by selecting the local events tab under the ‘Events’ section and searching for the Wayne Area Fall Banquet along with other Nebraska events.

Bearnes, the chairman of the organized Wayne Area Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is from Laurel, Nebraska.

Local residents will have the opportunity to get involved in a practical conservation program while having a good time. The organization will be celebrating 81 years of Ducks Unlimited.

Visit Nebraska Ducks Unlimited on Facebook for more information or contact Kent Bearnes by phone at 402-360-5005 or email