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MISSOULA, Mont.—Throughout July, shoppers at Bass Pro Shops retail stores, catalogs and Web sites can learn about the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and make a $2 donation for a chance to win awesome prizes.
Bass Pro Shops will forward 100 percent of proceeds to the Elk Foundation in support of its mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat. In addition, Bass Pro Shops will match 50 cents for every dollar raised through this promotion.

Four prizes will be awarded, including:

 

1. Montana 2010 rifle elk and mule deer hunt for two.
2. PBR 2009 World Finals package with event tickets, VIP passes and lodging for four.
3. $1000 Bass Pro shopping spree (gift card).
4. $500 Bass Pro shopping spree (gift card).

A drawing will be held August 15, 2009.
During RMEF Conservation Month, dedicated Elk Foundation volunteers work with Bass Pro Shops store managers to engage and educate customers about elk and conservation.
“This is the third year that Bass Pro Shops has hosted RMEF Conservation Month in July, and it has produced tens of thousands of dollars and immeasurable public awareness of our organization. We value our partnership with Bass Pro Shops and appreciate the opportunity to utilize their retail locations to support a great cause,” said Bob Swanson, who coordinates the promotion for RMEF.
Swanson said the partnership is being promoted via in-store signage, videos, posters, banners, point-of-sale cards, local chapter events and exhibits, advertisements in Elk Foundation publications, member coupons and more.
Bass Pro Shops says 51 retail stores are involved in the promotion.
For details, visit www.bassproshops.com and www.rmef.org .
About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:

Snowy peaks, dark timber basins and grassy meadows. RMEF is leading an elk country initiative that has conserved or enhanced habitat on over 5.6 million acres—a land area equivalent to a swath three miles wide and stretching along the entire Continental Divide from Canada to Mexico. RMEF also works to open, secure and improve public access for hunting, fishing and other recreation. Get involved at www.rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.