Michigan & Illinois Taxidermy Convention

Submitted by Dave B. on 3/27/02. ( dave.belanger@cabelas.com )

Hello everyone,
I just got in from the Michigan as well as the Illinois show and they were both fantastic.
A special Thank you to to all my home town friends from Michigan,Kevin,Doug,Mark,Edward,Paul,Jan,Jean and everyone else for making our visit such an enjoyable one.We truely appreciated your hospitality.
And a Thank you to Jody Green and the wonderfull folks from the Illinois Taxidermy Association . We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you all!
I will say that I was extremely inpressed with the high quality and artistic mounts that came out of both states. The talents out of these orginizations is absolutely incredible!

Again, thank you all and I look forward to seeing you all in the near future.

Have a great day to all,
David Belanger & Van Dyke's Supply Company

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illi show

This response submitted by Bill Yox on 3/27/02. ( )

For a state that takes it on the chin every other year via the World show, this state sure does well! Talented taxidermists, a smooth running show, and fun awards and banquet. They treat the judges well, too. If you get the chance, ask Carmen Helmer what color socks her husband Dan wears...

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