NEWTOWN, Conn.— The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Winchester Ammunition has agreed to sponsor the 2nd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic at the Bronze Level. Founded in 1866 and headquartered in East Alton, Illinois, Winchester Ammunition is a global supplier of sporting ammunition.
“It is paramount to the effort of helping soldiers returning from the field and rediscovering mainstream civilian life through hunting and the shooting sports that our industry members demonstrate their commitment to these men and women,” said Chris Dolnack, NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “We are very pleased to have one of the oldest and most respected names in American firearms and ammunition history join us in this effort.”
“Winchester has a long-standing history with the U.S. military warfighters that serve and protect our great nation,” said Brett Flaugher, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Strategy. “This is an opportunity for Winchester, with its 150 years in the hunting and shooting sports industry to show our support.”
The NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic, now in its second year, raises money to support disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, target shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. HAVA is Honored American Veterans Afield, a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for this important event, and interested industry members are encouraged to visit www.shotshow.org/golf and contribute to this worthy cause.
The 2016 2nd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic will be held Sunday, January 17, two days before the opening of the 2016 SHOT Show. Bear’s Best Country Club on Flamingo Road in Las Vegas will be the host course for the event, which kicks off with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is now open for individuals and four-member firearms industry teams. Individual entries are $200, while four-person team entries are $600. All entries include transportation to and from the outing, golf cart rental, course fees, course balls, breakfast, lunch and participant gifts. Prizes will be awarded for high team and individuals at the event’s conclusion. For more information and to register for this important event, visit www.shotshow.org/golf.
About NSSF The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit www.nssf.org.
About HAVA HAVA is a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. The sustaining sponsor companies are Smith & Wesson, SIG SAUER, NSSF, Academi, Vista Outdoors, Barrett, Crimson Trace, Diamondback, FMG Publications, Glock, Hornady, Leapers/OTG, Leupold & Stevens, Mossberg, NASGW, Proof Research, Ruger, Surefire, Taurus, XS Sights and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous contributing companies. To learn more about HAVA, visit www.honoredveterans.org.
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