Orlando, Fla. Sandi Beitzel, of Manitowoc, an avid wildlife
conservationist, was saluted recently as the 2003 “Budweiser
Outdoorsman of the Year” during the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor
Trade (SHOT) Show.
Beitzel, the current Wisconsin state ladies chair for Ducks
Unlimited, was selected in the annual program that recognizes
individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the
outdoors. During her four-year tenure as chair, Wisconsin chapters
have raised $1.77 million to enhance waterfowl habitat. She’s also
involved with several other wildlife organizations in the Manitowoc
Beitzel received a $50,000 grant from Budweiser and the National
Fish and Wildlife Foundation to donate to the wildlife and natural
resource conservation groups of her choice.