Local Walleyes Unlimited recognized for outstanding volunteer services

The Lewistown Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited was recognized for their outstanding volunteer services by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. The Chapter participated in the Fort Peck Project at Crooked Creek Recreation Area.

A total of 17 Walleyes Unlimited members and two non-members assisted Corps of Engineer employee Patricia Gilbert over the course of a weekend. Together the group contributed and volunteered an estimated 180 hours of time placing gravel at and leveling campsites. Volunteers also worked at framing and pouring a concrete slab for a group grill adjacent to the Walleyes Unlimited Group Shelter donated by Crooked Creek Walleyes Unlimited, Casino Creek Concrete and Do-All Construction, and constructed in 1999. 

Other projects included installing a group fire ring, painting and installing new doors on vault toilets, installing a solar light at the boat ramp, framing and pouring a concrete waterway at a water hydrant and installing solar lighting at vault toilets.

Items donated by Walleyes Unlimited include a solar light and pole, a skid steer and dump trailer courtesy of Lewistown Rental, and metal decorative walleyes, courtesy of HCR, Inc. in Lewistown.

Volunteers include Tammi and Dennis Crawford, Tammy and Don Pyrah, Dave and Gina Nearhoof, Tom Lindskog, Dick Dennison, Keith Geary, Allen Minear, Brodie Goodhart, Indy Goodhart, Ron and Carri Craig, Slim Craig, Jayme Durbin, Ed Durbin, Swede Johnson and David Ball.

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