North American Sportshow Having Fundraiser Kick-Off for Honored American Veterans

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( The North American Virtual Sportshow announces our first online auction for the benefit of American Veterans Afield (HAVA). This auction fundraiser, hosted by, opens on February 23, 2015, with three stages of exciting auction items open to bidding for two-week periods. 100% of auction proceeds will support the HAVA mission of assisting veterans and their families with guided hunts, shooting events, family days and other outdoor activities.

“This is an outstanding show of support by the North American Virtual Sportshow for America’s disabled veterans as they work to develop confidence in the future,” said HAVA Chairman Tom Taylor. “As HAVA continues serving disabled veterans on behalf of the sporting and outdoor industry, we are honored that more and more like-minded people are supporting our work to get these great Americans back outdoors to hunt and fish.”

Exciting items go up for bid to benefit HAVA starting Feb. 23 in the charity auction category on

For a list of all items in the three HAVA auction stages, visit

To view the array of auction items available at, visit:

David Gray, Sportshow president, said, “We would like to express sincere thanks to those who provided their time and leadership for this HAVA auction: Tom Taylor, HAVA Chairman and VP-Mossberg; Adriana Blandford,; Christen Everly, Media Lodge; Josh Wolfe, Brooke Droese, North American Sportshow; Doug Warren, Up North Outdoors; and Richard Hoffarth, Autumn Ifland, Ken Byers, of the Byers Media Group.

We would like to thank these special companies for their generous auction donations: CrossBreed Holsters, Fort Knox Vaults, Hornady, Intimidator UTV, LaserMax, Mossberg, North American Arms, Remington, St. Croix Rods, Vortex Optics, Walther Arms, North American Sportshow and

About HAVA

HAVA is a 501(c)3 organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. The sustaining sponsor companies are Smith & Wesson, NSSF, Mossberg, Academi, ATK/Federal, Barrett, Crimson Trace, Diamondback, FMG Publications, Glock, Hornady, Leupold & Stevens, Proof Research, Ruger, Surefire, Sig Sauer, Taurus, XS Sights, and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous contributing companies. Those who would like to learn more about the HAVA organization can do so at

About the North American Sportshow The North American Sportshow is an online Sportshow for outdoor enthusiasts that take place in a virtual setting. With more than 100 exhibitors, the North American Sportshow provides every outdoor sports consumer the opportunity to view new products, tips, tactics and incredible destinations. Visit

About is the world’s largest gun auction website. Launched in 1999, is an informative, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms, ammunition and hunting/shooting gear online. promotes responsible ownership of guns and firearms. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, sells none of the items listed on its website. Third-party sellers list items on the site and Federal and state laws govern the sale of firearms and other restricted items. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents.