2019 Sign Sponsorship Project

This year, we are looking for $100 sign sponsorships for TWELVE bird species that are commonly seen at the Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary. The bird species that can be sponsored are; barred owl, American white pelican, common raven, rose-breasted grosbeak, house finch, purple finch, American goldfinch, ruby-throated hummingbird, northern flicker, pileated woodpecker, downy woodpecker and hairy woodpecker.

If you are interested in becoming a sign sponsor, please contact us via email at bears@americanbear.org or call us at 218-757-0172. Birds sponsored will be on a first come, first serve basis. Sponsorships are $100 and can be sponsored by an individual, group/family or business. Each sign sponsored will have the sponsor name(s) or business on the sign and sponsors will additionally receive a FREE basic membership for a full year (a $30 value)!

2019 Sign Sponsors

  • Pileated Woodpecker: Northern Lights Resort & Outfitting- Lake Kabetogama, MN https://nlro.com
  • Common Raven: Ryan & Steph Horner- Orr, MN
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: Nicole Shreve- Indianapolis, IN
  • Downy Woodpecker: Nicole Shreve on behalf of her nieces and nephew; Abigail, Warren & Vivian Shreve- Jasonville, IN
  • Rose-Breasted Grosbeak: Ray & Kaye Garbett- E. Moline, IL 
  • American Goldfinch: Karen Hauserman, in memory of Margaret (Peggie) Crocco-Lambertville, NJ 
  • Purple Finch: Fiona George-London, United Kingdom
  • American White Pelican: Deb Wells- Richfield, MN 
  • Barred Owl: The Bowker family, in memory of Sharon Ann Sybert- Houston, TX and St. Cloud, MN 
  • Hairy Woodpecker: Cec Reidman & Steve Long- Bigfork, MN 
  • House Finch: Richard Crocco, in loving memory of Margaret (Peggie) Crocco- Waterbury, CT
  • Northern Flicker: Kannsas Michaels- Murrysville, PA

2018 Sign Sponsors


2017 Sign Sponsors

  • The Dam Supper Club- Orr MN

4247 US-53 Orr, MN 218-757-3985

  • North Country Inn- Orr MN

4483 US-53 Orr, MN 218-757-3778

  • Cataract Masonic Lodge #2- Minneapolis MN
  • John and Susan Schranz- Chicago IL

 

Many thanks to people and businesses below who have generously donated to become sponsors for our new educational signs that we will be placing on our viewing deck. If you are interested in becoming a sign sponsor, please contact us via email at bears@americanbear.org or call us at 218-757-0172. Sponsorships are $500 and can be sponsored by an individual, group/family or business. Each sign sponsored will have the sponsor name(s) on the sign and sponsors will additionally receive a FREE membership for a full year!