MidwayUSA Donates to Youth Programs

7 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Monday, November 21 2011 Nov 21, 2011 Monday, November 21, 2011 11:12:00 AM CST November 21, 2011 in News

COLUMBIA - Larry and Brenda Potterfield of MidwayUSA, Inc. recently donated $900,000 to the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation to support youth shooting programs.

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is an educational-athletic organization that exists to introduce school-age youths to the clay target sports and to facilitate their continued involvement by providing, promoting, and perpetuating opportunities to safely and enjoyably participate and compete in a high-quality, team-based sport led by trained adult coaches focused on enhancing the personal growth and development of their athletes.

"Thanks to the generous support of people like Larry and Brenda Potterfield, the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation will be able to introduce the clay target sports to more youth across the nation and give them the opportunity to participate in high-quality team-based competitions like Scholastic Clay Target Program," said Jon McGrath, SSSF Chairman of the Board. "A donation like this from the Potterfields will go a long way in helping us achieve our mission of developing more young shooters, and furthering the future of our sport."

Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, remarked, "Teaching our youth about shooting and shooting safety will ensure a better future for America. Brenda and I are proud to partner with SSSF and their efforts to change the future by engaging youths through scholastic shooting programs."

 

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