Wednesday, May 18, 2016
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
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May 18, 2016
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MidwayUSA named Official Sponsor of 2016 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association proudly announces MidwayUSA, the internet retailer with “JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Hunting and the Outdoors,” as the Official Sponsor of the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits. The 145th edition of the NRA’s preeminent annual event is scheduled for May 19-22, 2016, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
“The NRA is the foremost guardian of our right to keep and bear arms; everyone should support the NRA,” said Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “We’re honored to return, for the seventh consecutive year, as the Official Sponsor of the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, and we look forward to seeing everyone in Louisville!”
“The steadfast commitment of MidwayUSA is critical to NRA efforts to defend and preserve our American freedom and heritage,” said Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President. “On behalf of the five million men and women of the NRA, we are grateful for the tremendous leadership of Larry and Brenda Potterfield. Their dedication to the Second Amendment and the shooting sports has been invaluable. The NRA is proud to have the support of MidwayUSA for our upcoming Annual Meetings and Exhibits."
The 145th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, the NRA’s marquee annual event, will feature more than 800 spectacular displays from the nation’s top firearms manufacturers, gear providers, priceless firearms collections and more, filling more than 500,000 square feet of space in the Kentucky Exposition Center. Visitors to the NRAAM may attend the Annual Meeting of Members, listen to speeches from leading political figures at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, enjoy country music entertainment from top artists at the NRA Country Jam and NRA Presents Toby Keith with Special Guest Chris Janson, and much more.
For more information about the full 2016 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits schedule of events, call 877-672-7632 or visit www.nraam.org.
Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (www.midwayusa.com). They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team. For over 38 years, MidwayUSA has maintained an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction and continues to offer JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Hunting and the Outdoors.
About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit http://nra.org.