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Old 08-19-2017, 05:09 PM   #1
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Friends of NRA 2017

I've been absent from here for the last couple of days because we spent Thursday and Friday setting up out annual Friends of NRA event.

The Friends of NRA gives grant money to support the shooting sports. We fund Eddie the Eagle programs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, disabled veterans shooting sports, high school shooting, kids archery, and all sort of similar programs, to keep the shooting sports alive and to support the Second Amendment.

We are non political. No money raised goes for any political purpose. All the money is distributed as grants. The events are fun, and the money is used for a great purpose.

Last night we held our annual event. We had our best year ever- grossed over $122,000, and netted about $70,000. This morning I'm off to some gun shops to see people picking up their guns- at last count we had about 40 people that needed to get their guns. There was also a lot of other great merchandise, a fantastic dinner, and lot's of happy people.

If you want to get involved in something that makes a difference, this is a good way to do it. These events are held at more than 1100 locations around the country, and it's all volunteers that do it.

https://friendsofnra.org/default.aspx

Pictures of my guns later!
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Old 08-19-2017, 07:58 PM   #2
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I was the shooting coach for our high school team a few years ago before retiring from teaching. The Friends of the NRA gave us thousands of $$$ worth of ammo, guns, archery equipment and so on every year. I can NOT stress how much they helped and they literally made it possible for us to even have a team. If you can get to a banquet please go and spend some $$$. You might even win a gun or some other yeast gear. I won a Yeti cooler and other stuff . Haven't won a gun,,,,,,,yet.
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Man I wish we had a shooting team when I was in high school.
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Man I wish we had a shooting team when I was in high school.
Agreed. I think we had archery only.

Of course what do you expect? This was also before microwave ovens and color tv.
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Agreed. I think we had archery only.

Of course what do you expect? This was also before microwave ovens and color tv.
And smokeless powder.
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