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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

UACCM Foundation’s “Aiming for Education” Pulls in $10,000





On September 18, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Foundation hosted the college’s fourth annual “Aiming for Education” shooting competition fundraiser at Point Remove Lodge. Eleven three-person teams and dozens of youth participants competed against each other in a variety of shooting games including clay pigeon shooting and team flurry exercises. Participants and spectators were also given opportunities to win one of several raffle ticket drawings, as well as dozens of door prizes.

The winners of the “Aiming for Education” shooting competition were as follows: Team Shoot First Place/First Flight - Mike Darr Jr., Dusty Darr, Mike Darr Sr.; Team Shoot First Place/Second Flight - Collin Cahill, Peyton Mayo, Don Cahill; Youth 11-14 years old, first place - Skylar Hughes, second place - Peyton Mayo, third place - Tyler Kersey; Youth 8-10 years old, first place - Carson Cahill, second place - Weston Crow, third place - Ty Gray; Adult Top Gun, Dusty Darr; and Youth Top Gun: Peyton Mayo.

Aiming for Education” brought in $10,175 prior to expenses for the UACCM Foundation thanks to the following sponsors: (10 Gauge Level Sponsors, $2500) Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Point Remove Lodge, and Winrock Farms, Inc; (12 Gauge Level Sponsors, $1000) Conway Co. Regional Water District and Green Bay Packaging AR Kraft Division; (16 Gauge Level Sponsors, $500) Blue Diamond Café, Hagans Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep, Southwestern Energy, and Wildcat Wireline; (20 Gauge Level Sponsors, $250) Entergy-Arkansas, ESS Oilfield Services, Roberson Tire, State Farm Insurance, and TME Inc., (.410 Sponsor Level, $100) Academy Sports and Outdoors, Central Arkansas Dust Control, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Arkansas, Mike and Susie Dunaway; Healthcare Pharmacy; Johnson & Ruff, CPAs, P.A., Liberty Bank of Arkansas, Rich and Natalie Moellers, Petit Jean State Bank, Price Flying Service, and Tires for Less. Prizes were donated by AGFC- Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center, Cashwell’s Natural Health, Ducks Unlimited, Roberson Tire; Tobacco Corner Plus, and Wendy’s. Ducks Unlimited also partnered with UACCM by providing assistance with the youth competition.

More information and photos from this year’s event are on the UACCM Web site at www.uaccm.edu. For questions about this event or information on how to be a part of next year’s “Aiming for Education” please contact Morgan Zimmerman at (501) 977-2085 or zimmerman@uaccm.edu or Mary Clark at (501) 977-2011 or clark@uaccm.edu.

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