Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) named its annual award winners at its 2020 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, which was held January 24-26, 2020 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event is HSCF’s largest fundraiser.

HSCF presented their 2020 Photo and Hunting Awards at its annual banquets. Of note, Pierre C. Vorster of Pierre Vorster Safaris was presented the 2020 HSCF Outstanding Professional Hunter of the Year. Gary Glesby and Jerry Rubenstein were named as HSCF’s Outstanding Hunters of the Year. Tim Richardson was presented the first annual HSCF Conservationist of the Year award. Julianne King was presented as the 2020 Frank Green Award winner and Kevin Ormston received the 2020 HSCF President’s Award for outstanding service and commitment to the organization. Tommy Kolwes and Dixon Ashorn, of Capital Farm Credit, were recognized for their long-term commitment to hunting, farming, ranching and conservation.

HSCF sincerely thanks its Convention sponsors: Capital Farm Credit, Wildlife Partners, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Enterprise Products, Shoppa’s John Deere, Conroe Taxidermy, Global Rescue, B&B Taxidermy, TWG Travel, Pro Cargo USA, NRA Hunters Leadership Forum, Texas Hunt Lodge, Alliance Graphics & Printing and Let it Fly.

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.

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Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) has concluded its 2020 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, which was held January 24-26, 2020 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event is HSCF’s largest fundraiser.

The Expo featured almost 300 exhibitors from North America and around the world, with attendance reflecting a sizeable increase over 2019. All three fundraising banquets were at capacity. Funds raised at Convention support HSCF’s scholarship, youth education and grants programs. Entertainment included high-energy performances from Don Felder, renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles and comedian Tom Papa. Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was the keynote speaker, providing an inspirational message of her and the agency’s commitment to hunting, habitat and wildlife.

Trey White, 2020 HSCF Convention Chairman stated, “The Houston Safari Club Foundation’s 2020 Convention and Worldwide Hunting Expo was a great success. The event was highlighted by US Fish & Wildlife Director Aurelia Skipwith’s rousing defense of sport hunting as key to conservation, at our Saturday night gala. We would like to thank our sponsors, exhibitors, attendees, and volunteers for all that they do for HSCF.”

Exhibitor registration is now open for the 2021 Convention here, which will take place January 22-24, in downtown Houston, at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center.

HSCF sincerely thanks its Convention sponsors: Capital Farm Credit, Wildlife Partners, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Enterprise Products, Shoppa’s John Deere, Conroe Taxidermy, Global Rescue, B&B Taxidermy, TWG Travel, Pro Cargo USA, NRA Hunters Leadership Forum, Texas Hunt Lodge, Alliance Graphics & Printing and Let it Fly.

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.
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Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce Texas Best Ranches as its newest Foundation Partner. Texas Best Ranches specializes in helping people realize their dreams of becoming landowners and so much more.

Texas Best Ranches provides their clients the opportunity to own Texas’ best properties, providing a comprehensive approach to land ownership and management. Jeff Soele and his team at Texas Best Ranches continue the client partnership long after the sale, offering consultation in ranching as a business, tax guidance, ranch development and exotic game and livestock management. Jeff brings 30 years of experience in buying and selling ranches, as a licensed Realtor and real estate Broker, to every relationship. Texas Best Ranches specializes in live water ranches, hunting and exotic ranches, and creating dreams & “changing lifestyles”.

Jeff Soele, owner of Texas Best Ranches states, “Running a ranch as a business center creates many tax advantages that improve your asset and increases value.”

“Houston Safari Club Foundation is greatly appreciative of Jeff and Texas Best Ranches for supporting our continuing mission to promote the future of hunting and welcome them as a valued HSCF partner.” states Joe Betar, HSCF Executive Director. 

 

About Texas Best Ranches

Texas Best Ranches has been buying and selling Texas quality live water and hunting ranches for 30 years. We need inventory and have buyers! We have unlimited proven resources, a proven marketing plan and a team of experts including CPA’s and Attorneys on staff, specializing in water development, accounting, property management, fence-building, brush control, land clearing, wildlife biology, whitetail and exotic species and more!

 

About Houston Safari Club Foundation

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.4 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at hscfdn.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information.

 

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Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce it has been honored with a 2019 American Graphic Design Award.

The Fall 2019 issue of Hunter’s Horn has been awarded a 2019 American Graphic Design Award for Publication Design!

For 56 years, Graphic Design USA has sponsored competitions that spotlight areas of excellence and opportunity for creative professionals. GDUSA’s American Graphic Design Awards is the original and the flagship, open to everyone in the community and honoring outstanding work of all kinds and across all media. These awards honor the best designs of the year.

Roughly 10,000 entries were submitted; a highly selective 10% were chosen as winners.

“We are honored to be recognized by GDUSA,” states Joe Betar, HSCF Executive Director. “Congratulations to Carla Nielsen, HSCF’s Marketing & Publications Manager and Madavor Media, HSCF’s publishing partner, for receiving this well-deserved award.”

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.4 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.

 

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Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF), as part of its effort to support the future of hunting and conservation, has awarded $62,500 in grants this year.  

These grants were provided in support of research, wildlife conservation, habitat preservation, high school and college sporting clays teams, anti-poaching Ranger patrols in Africa, and advocacy for issues affecting America’s sportsmen and women on both federal and state level, following a comprehensive review process.

HSCF has granted over $3.7 million to protect species and habitats the world over. These projects include research, sustainability, species promulgation, wildlife management, water projects, urban sprawl, anti-poaching and other efforts. HSCF is a leading advocate for hunter funded conservation initiatives, which currently make up 99% of the wilderness conservation programs in existence today. Without these programs in place, and the billions of dollars generated in the hunting industry annually, wildlife would quickly become endangered by an imbalance of nature, species overpopulation, habitat destruction, urban encroachment and other threats.

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.4 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.

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Houston, TX –Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF), is proud to announce the award of twenty-five (25) scholarships as part of its Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen from hundreds of extremely qualified applicants.

Recipients must have a desire to protect and promote the sport of hunting and the principles of conservation. Applicants for these scholarships are undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Wildlife Management and/or Range Management. Recipients also demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities and complete a thorough application process including recommendations, transcript reviews, and in some cases, providing thesis information.  

The HSCF/DLD Scholarship Selection Committee awarded twenty-five (25), $6,000 scholarships, totaling $150,000. To date, HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.4 million dollars.

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF), a worldwide leader in hunting, conservation and education, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.4 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided almost $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.      

 

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