23rd Annual Sturgeon For Tomorrow Banquet

Saturday, September 10, 2022
K of C Hall - Cheboygan, MI

Proceeds from this signature event will be utilized to fund lake sturgeon research, streamside rearing/hatchery, habitat conservation, Sturgeon in the Classroom and education-outreach programming.

STURGEON FOR TOMORROW will host their 23rd Annual Banquet on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cheboygan. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Bob Garner is the master of ceremonies. Doug Larson Lead Research Technician is our featured speaker and we will hear about the 2022 field season.

Activities for this year's event include raffles, games, silent auction, door prizes, a youth, woman's and men's drawing and cash bar. Prizes include a huge array of firearms, hunting, fishing and camping equipment, signature wildlife prints, decoys, and exclusive outdoor decor.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND will be our Artisan Gallery of exclusive, one of kind handmade items. Artists and craftsmen and women are encouraged to showcase their art to a collective audience while investing their works for auction and game prizes. Artisan Gallery donations are tax deductible. Deadline for donations is September 4. Please contact Jason at 231-420-7853 or Jay at 231-420-1237.

Dinner Tickets are $35. Sponsor and Big Spender packages are available. Early Bird Drawing deadline is September 3.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!



  • Keith and Karen Abrahamson
  • Jeff Arch
  • Archambo Electric
  • Art and Patty Archambo
  • Gil and Brenda Archambo
  • Scott and Beth Archambo
  • Kathy Bezotte and Rick Ackerberg
  • Black River Sand and Gravel
  • Kenny and Cathy Borowicz
  • Charboneau Builders
  • Pete and Judi Chimner
  • Bill and Sharon Church
  • Citizens National Bank
  • Mike and Kim Decent
  • Ed and Nadene Delana
  • Jean Deurwearder
  • Jim Felganauer
  • James and Nancy Frybarger
  • James Frybarger, Jr
  • Bob and Beth Garner
  • Charles and Linda Gekle
  • Dick Hopkins
  • Jim’s Lawn Care
  • Marty and Ellen Jones
  • Andrew and Kaitlin LaLonde
  • Lyle and Lynne Lippard
  • Paul and Bren Maenle
  • Shawn and Mary Mankin
  • Tom and Kim Martin
  • Deb McCall and Craig Gronda
  • Fred and Linda Moulder
  • Alice and Curt Mushlock
  • Jim and Nancy Norton
  • James and Mary Paulson
  • Jim Petersen
  • Ed Ptasznik
  • Roy and Peg Sjoberg
  • David and Linda Steenstra
  • Joyce Stokes
  • Straits Area Federal Credit Union
  • Ressie Stranaly and Darin Wallis
  • Dan and Karen Stroup
  • Sunrise Communications
  • Dean Tebo
  • The Conservation Fund
  • George and Constance Warner
  • Nick and Heidi Whitehead
  • Bob and Jackie Williams
  • Scott and Kim Williams
  • Mic Wirgue Corey Wischmeyer
  • Jason and Stacey Woiderski
  • Jay and Mary Kay Woiderski
  • Carl and Sally Yost


  • John and Barb Archambo
  • Roy Berry
  • Jim and Gina Burke
  • Gary and Ann Douglas
  • George and Angie Dunn
  • Jeff Fossmo
  • Denise Lang
  • Doug and Treisha Larson
  • Carla Skuse
  • Rick Marshall and Jane Smalla
  • Merchant Excavating
  • Jeff Morrell
  • Pete and Megan Secrest
  • Michael Smalla
  • Gary Volz


  • Art and Kay Archambo
  • Arthur M. Archambo
  • John and Barb Archambo
  • CRAF’s By Alice
  • Lyle and Lynne Lippard
  • Arden McNeil
  • Heather Porter
  • Jerry Taylor
  • Mic Wirgue


  • 211 Bar and Grill
  • Ace Hardware Cheboygan
  • Alcock’s Market/BC Pizza
  • Gil and Brenda Archambo
  • Barrette Constructions
  • Bernard Building Center
  • Bishop GMC Cadillac
  • Bittersweet
  • Black Diamond Broadcasting
  • Black Lake Sportsman’s Club
  • Blaskowski Feed and Seed
  • Blaskowski Meat Processing
  • Bonz Beach Farms
  • Brandt’s Sport Center
  • Breakers Bar and Grill
  • Bur farms
  • Café Noka
  • Carquest
  • Cheboygan Area Chamber
  • Chillermania
  • Bill and Sharon Church
  • City Barber Shop
  • Dave’s Place
  • Mike and Kim Decent
  • Drost’s Chocolate
  • Ellenberger Lumber
  • Fernelius Toyota
  • Jeff Fossmo
  • Frank’s Great Outdoors
  • Great Lakes Taxidermy
  • Indian River Chamber
  • Jay’s Sporting Goods
  • Marty and Ellen Jones
  • Ken’s Village Market
  • Linde Furniture
  • Lorenzo’s
  • Amy Maltby Avon
  • Charlie and Amy Maltby
  • Michigan United Conservation Clubs
  • Migda Taxidermy
  • Mullett Lake Country Club
  • Mullett Lake General Store
  • Mullett Lake Marina
  • Nautical North Adventures
  • Jim and Nancy Norton
  • Northshore Auto and Detail
  • Onaway Custom Embroidery
  • Pat and Gary’s Party Store
  • Quick Check
  • Red Oak Gunsmithing & Outfitters
  • Rivertown Do It Center
  • Sandel Honey Bees
  • Splash and Dash Carwash
  • State Street Coffee
  • The Thirsty Sturgeon
  • Tom’s Family Market
  • UAW Black Lake Golf Club
  • Urban Bird
  • Scott and Kim Williams
  • Willy D’s Auto Value
  • Jason and Stacey Woiderski
  • Jay and Mary Kay Woiderski
  • Woodwinds

Sturgeon For Tomorrow volunteers
receive Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from US Senator Debbie  Stabenow.

September 10, 2011

Congressional RecognitionCertificates were presented to Sturgeon Guarding Program volunteer coordinators and sturgeon ambassadors in recognition of their spirit of volunteerismandcommitment to the improved quality of life for the people of the state of Michigan and to the conservation and protection of the state threatened lake sturgeon.

Sturgeon For Tomorrow President Brenda Archambo presents Certificates of Special  Congressional Recognition from  US Senator Debbie  Stabenow to (from left) Bill and Sharon Church, Ann and Mark Feldhauser and Fran Hartle.

Bob GamerBob Garner was honored for his long standing commitment and leadership role in raising public awareness of the iconic lake sturgeon and dedication to Sturgeon For Tomorrow.

Sturgeon For Tomorrow President Brenda Archambo presents Bob Garner with a Certificate of Special  Congressional Recognition from  US Senator Debbie  Stabenow.