Bill Stevens Who Helped Launch 4-H Shooting Sports Program Passes
NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- Bill Stevens, who worked for more than 40 years as Federal Premium Ammunition’s conservation manager, passed away Sunday.
He was 72. During his career, Stevens increased Federal’s support of 4-H and also helped launch the 4-H Shooting Sports Program.
The same program now reaching nearly 200,000 participants each year.
He was also instrumental in recruiting other members of the firearms industry to support the 4-H family, the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance and other successful programs.
NSSF greatly appreciates Bill’s outstanding contributions to the shooting sports and conservation over the years and extends its sympathy to his family.
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 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.