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Maryland Fur Trappers, Inc., Selects
Susan G. Komen for the Cure as their Charity of Choice
2004 Lifetime Achievement Awards
From left to right: Marty Campbell, Alfred Bradford, retired Delegate George Owens and Doug Ward
Miss Maryland 2003
From left to right Ron Leggett , Miss MD Marina Harrison , Robert Colona, Alfred Bradford.
In the summer of 2007 the Maryland Fur Trapper's Board of Directors voted to expand their current community service program by initiating a charitable fund raising program in support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Other long standing community service programs include sponsorship of the Miss Maryland Program, as well as scholarships and training programs for members and non-members.
MFTI Donates to Komen for the Cure
(left) The Maryland Fur Trappers made their first contribution of $1,500 during an August 6, 2007, luncheon in Mount Airy, Maryland. In the center presenting a check for $1,500 to Komen-MD are Ron Leggett, President MFTI and his wife Betty. On the left is Adam Van Bavel, right is Lenore Koors, both of Komen-Maryland. Member contributions made this donation possible.
MFTI Hall of Fame
Roger Ringgold III
James "Marty" Campbell 2012
Mike Mcwilliams 2013
Melinda Rice 2014
Reed Muse 2015
Brian Elder 2016
Charlie Burbage 2017
2012 Charity Contribution
Butch Glenn, MFTI President presents a donation check in the amount of $2,000 to Alexandra Lee, Susan G. Komen for the Cure representative. The donation was presented on behalf of MFTI in an effort to make a difference to charitable organizations in our community
"Trapping for the Cure"
Brittanie Stuber (right) of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in May 2012 is shown above receiving a $300 donation on behalf of Maryland Fur Trappers, Inc. Dick Wiltamuth (left) a member of MFTI received the check as a result of his volunteer trapping efforts for an organic farmer in Potomac, MD.
Ms. Maryland 2008
Ms. Maryland receives a coat made from red fox that were trapped in Maryland. This is the 18th year Maryland Fur Trappers have donated a red fox coat to the Ms. MD scholarship program. Pictured l-r are Alfred Bradford, Miss Maryland Louise Schlegel and Tommy Tucker.
Miss Maryland 2005
From left to right: Ron Leggett, Tommy Tucker, Miss Maryland 2005 Rachel Ellsworth, President of Maryland Fur Trappers Alfred Bradford, Ron Cohle owner of Muscalus Furs in Harrisburg, PA
Ms. Maryland 2006
(l-r) Sherry Cohle Muscalus Furs; Ron Leggett, Vice President MFTI; Ms. MD Brittney Lietz; Alfred Bradford President MFTI
Miss Maryland 2007
Left to right Tommy Tucker, Miss Maryland 2007 Shana Powell, MFTI president Alfred Bradford.
Ms. Maryland 2010
Ms. Maryland 2010 Lindsay Staniszewski, after winning this year competition receives her red fox fur jacket from MFTI President Ron Leggett on her left and Ron Cohle owner of Muscalus Furs from Harrisburg,PA on her right.
Miss Maryland 2011
Miss Maryland 2011, Carlie Collela, with President Ron Leggett on left and MFTI board member Tommy Tucker on right as she recieved her red fox coat from the MFTI. Photo by Muscalus Furs owner Ron Cohle
Ron Cohle, owner of Mascalus Furs and Butch Glenn, MFTI President pose with Miss MD 2012, Joanna Guy, after she is presented with her red fox fur coat.
Miss Maryland 2012
Brittany Blum (right) is shown above accepting a $300 check on behalf of MFTI from Dick Wiltamuth. Dick received the donation from a Rockville friend for removing a troublesome raccoon. He presented the check to Susan G. Komen for the Cure at their Towson office in April 2014.
Dick Wiltamuth, of Maryland Fur Trappers, Inc. (MFTI) donated $500 in January 2015 to Susan G. Komen on behalf of MFTI. To Dick's left is Robin Prothro, CEO of Susan G. Komen and Sarah Cordi also of Komen (right). Dick trapped a chicken-killing fox for Delegate Warren Miller, a veteran of 13 years in the Maryland Legislature, on his farm and catered a Komen fund raising dinner for the Millers in their home.