BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Ammoland.com)- Leupold & Stevens, Inc., is partnering with the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association to recognize Hometown Heroes for their service.
Hometown Heroes are the men and women of our armed forces, first responders and other everyday people who put service before self. Honorees receive complimentary game tickets, in-game recognition and gifts from the Trail Blazers and Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
Since the launch of the NBA regular season, three heroes have been recognized at Trail Blazer home games: Sgt. Benjamin Herrmann from the Oregon National Guard, Officer Paul Meyer from the Portland Police Bureau and TSgt Brett Burdick from the Oregon Air National Guard.
“The Portland community has been our home since the company was founded in 1907,” said Rob Morrison, Vice President of Marketing for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We owe these brave individuals so much for all they do to protect and serve our country and community.”
Leupold & Stevens and the Portland Trail Blazers encourage fans to nominate future Hometown Heroes by visiting www.nba.com/blazers/hometownhero.
Join the discussion on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/LeupoldOptics.
ABOUT LEUPOLD & STEVENS, INC.
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-owned optics company, employs over 600 people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Ore. Family owned and privately operated, Leupold offers products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters, American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel, golfers and wildlife observers. The product line includes rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; mounting systems; and optical tools and accessories.
ABOUT THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
Members of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970 and purchased by Paul G. Allen in 1988. The team’s rich heritage includes 29 playoff appearances, three trips to the NBA Finals, an NBA championship in 1977 and a commitment to community service and sustainability. With a corporate mission to make it better in the community, the Trail Blazers strive to help children and their families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington live, learn and play. The Trail Blazers are the first and only professional sports franchise to receive the prestigious National Points of Light Award for excellence in corporate and community service. The Trail Blazers home arena, the Moda Center, became the first existing professional sports venue in the world to receive LEED Gold Certification. The team is also one of the founding members of the Green Sports Alliance. For more information, visit www.trailblazers.com
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., P.O. Box 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688, U.S.A.
Phone: (800) LEUPOLD or (503) 526-1400 • Fax: (503) 352-7621 • www.leupold.com