Columbia, MO –-(Ammoland.com)- Brenda Potterfield, of MidwayUSA, was recently presented with the very first NRA Women's Leadership Forum Lifetime Achievement Award at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, IN.
“It was an honor and privilege to present the inaugural NRA Women's Leadership Forum Lifetime Achievement Award to Brenda Potterfield, who has truly set the standard for exemplary leadership and philanthropy in support of the NRA and the Second Amendment,” said Susan LaPierre, Co-Chair of the NRA Women's Leadership Forum.
“As a business woman, hunter, wife, mother and advocate, Brenda has devoted her life's work to sharing her love of hunting, educating young people, and providing generous financial support that has advanced programs of the NRA. Brenda is a true champion of freedom whose selfless and dedicated efforts are shaping an incredible future for the next generation.”
The award, presented by Suzie Brewster and Susan LaPierre, Co-Chairs of the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum, is an American-made crystal piece from Simon Pearce, recognizing philanthropic leadership in defense of Freedom through the support of vital NRA programs through the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum.
“I am honored to accept this award from the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum,” said Brenda Potterfield. “The protection of the Second Amendment, through the support of the NRA, has always been very important to me and my family and I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with such an influential and exceptional group of women at NRA Women’s Leadership Forum.”
About the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum Lifetime Achievement Award:
The NRA Women’s Leadership Forum Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor awarded by the NRA Office of the Executive Vice President to a member of the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum who has demonstrated a lifetime of exemplary service and philanthropy in support of the Second Amendment.
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 36 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.
For more information on MidwayUSA, visit their website (www.midwayusa.com), find them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/OfficialMidwayUSA), or follow them on Twitter (http://twitter.com/midwayusa).