Columbia, MO -(Ammoland.com)- Howard Vincent, President and CEO of Pheasants Forever, Inc., recently presented Larry and Brenda Potterfield, founders of MidwayUSA, with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s No Child Left Indoors Legacy Award at the 2015 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in Des Moines, Iowa.
The award honors the Potterfield’s visionary leadership and commitment to youth shooting sports and recognizes the legacy their partnership with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever is creating for the benefit of the next generation of young shooters and hunters.
“Brenda and I strongly believe in Pheasants Forever's habitat mission, and are honored to receive this award,” said Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “We’re delighted to have been able to contribute to the creation and success of the Forever Shooting Sports Program and look forward to years sustainable youth shooting sports.”
Through their generosity over the last several years, Larry and Brenda have helped Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever create Forever Shooting Sports, the organization’s comprehensive shooting sports program.
As a result, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever chapters have hosted nearly 4,000 shooting events involving over 180,000 kids and have helped raise almost $4.5M for shooting team endowments.
About Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever
Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 140,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent; the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure.
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. 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 37 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.