MidwayUSA Steps Up Support for Elk Foundation
MISSOULA, Mont.—-(AmmoLand.com)- MidwayUSA, a catalog and Internet retailer with “Just About Everything for Shooting, Re-loading, Gunsmithing and Hunting,” is stepping up its support for conservation as the newest major sponsor of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 2010 convention.
The RMEF Elk Camp & Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Expo is slated for March 4-7, 2010, at the Reno/Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev.
The annual event is a primary fundraiser for the RMEF mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat. MidwayUSA will present the convention’s “Grand Banquet Saturday” on March 6, including the night’s featured performance by country music star Sara Evans.
“Larry Potterfield and the entire staff at MidwayUSA continue to demonstrate a deep commitment to conservation and America’s hunting heritage. We’re very grateful for their partnership,” said Steve Decker, director of field programs for the Elk Foundation.
MidwayUSA also is the presenting sponsor of the RMEF TV show, Elk Chronicles.
“Dad taught me to hunt and fish and I’ve had a lifelong passion for the outdoors since,” said Larry Potterfield, founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “Brenda and I have been fortunate enough to spend time in elk country and we are excited to do what we can to support the mission of RMEF.”
For more info about MidwayUSA, visit www.midwayusa.com or call 1-800-243-3220.
The RMEF Elk Camp & Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Expo will feature elk hunting seminars, displays of record elk, kids’ activities, auctions and an exhibit hall filled with art, gear, firearms and outfitted hunting and fishing opportunities. It’s all a showcase for one of the nation’s premier conservation organizations—RMEF recently topped 5.6 million acres of elk habitat conserved or enhanced.
For details, visit www.rmef.org.
About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:
Snowy peaks, dark timber basins and grassy meadows. RMEF is leading an elk country initiative that has conserved or enhanced habitat on over 5.6 million acres—a land area equivalent to a swath three miles wide and stretching along the entire Continental Divide from Canada to Mexico. RMEF also works to open, secure and improve public access for hunting, fishing and other recreation. Get involved at www.rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.