Naperville, IL –-(Ammoland.com)- At its spring Board meeting held during the NRA Convention in St. Louis, the Board of Directors of the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) voted to donate $50,000 ($25,000 each) to the NRA and the NRA-ILA.
“This is a very important year for our entire industry”, said Jack Baumler, NASGW Chairman of the Board. “Both federal and state elections will directly affect our future and we felt it was important for NASGW as an organization to be involved.”
One the NRA’s key goals this year is to “Get Out the Vote” and we want to encourage all of our members to remind their customers and employees of the importance of this year’s election.`
NASGW’s generous gift will greatly benefit NRA Voice of Freedom,” said NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre. “The Voice of Freedom allows NRA to get the truth out to the American people without the jaundiced editorializing by networks and newspapers. This contribution will have a significant impact in our fight for freedom and we are grateful for NASGW’s vital partnership.”
The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is a trade association representing the leading wholesale distributors in the hunting, fishing and shooting sports industry. Membership in NASGW also includes manufacturers, representatives and media of sporting goods products and services. The Association promotes and supports the common interest of the sporting goods industry and encourages the highest standards of merchandising practices.