Friends of NRA have scheduled a regional fundraising event for Saturday, Jan. 27.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham.

There will be fun, food, live auctions, games and raffles, as well as the unveiling of the 2018 Merchandise and Firearms.

There will be more guns and merchandise than ever, including an AR style guitar, signed by Ted Nugent; 2018 NRA Gun of the Year and knife set; limited edition firearm by henry, with an anniversary logo; Colt Cobra .38 Spl revolver with custom NRA grips; John Wayne Winchester Model 1892 framed casing set; bar stools designed by Jesse James; and a pile of merchandise.

Event tickets, that include a meal, are $25 each.

There are also special packages available. The event is limited to 200 attendees.

A $100 Single Shot Package includes 1 event ticket, 1 meal, 30 white bucket tickets, 10 blue bucket tickets and 1 red ticket for the Colt Defender SS .45ACP. Must be purchased by January 22.

A $200 Double Barrel Package includes 2 event tickets, 2 meals, 60 white bucket tickets, 20 blue bucket tickets and 3 red tickets for the Colt Defender SS .45ACP. Must be purchased by January 22.

A $300 Super Value Package includes 1 event ticket, 1 meal, 80 white tickets, 40 blue tickets and 5 red tickets Colt Defender SS .45ACP. Must be purchased by January 22.

There are also reserved table packages – Silver for $400; Gold for $1,100; Diamond for $1,600; and Platinum for $2,500. Included in the packages are event and meal tickets, plus merchandise, raffle tickets and choice of firearms.

For more information, contact Tracey Warren at 217-281-3090 or at cloversidefarms@gmail.com; or Don Higgs at 217-881-9030 or at dhiggs@nrahq.org.

Information is also available at www.friendsofnra.org.