ARGO becomes 2011 Friends of NRA sponsor
FAIRFAX, Va. – -(Ammoland.com)- The NRA Foundation announces ARGO, manufacturer of lightweight amphibious vehicles and innovative off-road platforms, has signed on to sponsor the Friends of NRA program’s banquets in 2011.
Since 1967, ARGO has brought been known for their world-class all-terrain vehicles bringing people into the great outdoors.
Their popular ARGO ATV is a reliable off-road vehicle capable of handling some of the toughest terrain in the world. Thanks to their extensive experience, ARGO’s products meet the needs of commercial, private and recreational use across the globe.
“As a manufacturer of extreme terrain vehicles used by a growing number of outdoors sportsmen, including many NRA members, Argo USA supports Friends of NRA in promoting safe sports shooting for the enjoyment of all Americans,” said Kevin Rooney, Vice President of Marketing at ARGO.
Friends of NRA raises money and fosters community involvement for shooting programs across the country. One hundred percent of the net proceeds raised at Friends of NRA events go to qualified local, state, and national programs. Working with the NRA's field staff, thousands of volunteers nationwide participate in the program by organizing committees and planning events in their communities. Since its creation more than 12,000 events have been held, reaching over two million attendees. Monies raised at these events go to The NRA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
“The NRA Foundation welcomes ARGO into the ever-growing Patriot Nation and appreciates ARGO’s expanding role as a friend of the NRA,” said Kyle Weaver, Managing Director of NRA’s Field Operations Division. “Members of the shooting sports community will see improvements on both the national and local levels with the addition of ARGO’s support.”
In addition to helping elevate the grassroots support of The NRA Foundation, ARGO’s Defender sponsorship level at Friends of NRA banquets will bring their extensive line of products into the hands of NRA members throughout the United States.
For more information about ARGO, visit their website at http://www.argoatv.com/.
Learn more about Friends of NRA on their website at www.friendsofnra.org and their television show at http://www.friendsofnra.tv.
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation's leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org