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Remington Outdoor Foundation steps up as signature sponsor of the Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot

20100509_ROF_logoRemington Outdoor Foundation will help raise funds to conserve Wyoming wildlife as the signature sponsor of the May 13-15 Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot held in Hulett, Wyo.

The Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming and the Greater Hulett Community Center will welcome celebrities and other special guests for a weekend of turkey hunting in the Hulett area. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be used to help fund research, education and habitat projects that benefit Wyoming’s game and nongame species.

“As our signature sponsor, the Remington Outdoor Foundation has taken the lead in providing us with the resources and support we need to make this a first class event,” said Craig Showalter, president and CEO of the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming. “This is another example of how serious the Remington Outdoor Foundation is about forming partnerships and supporting other nonprofits and industry leaders to ensure the growth of the outdoor, shooting and hunting experience for generations to come.”

Guests will enjoy two days of turkey hunting in northeast Wyoming where the Black Hills meet the Great Plains. Western hospitality will be provided by the Greater Hulett Community Center, a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization with a mission to reconstruct and repurpose the former Hulett School into a community center. Hulett residents will help coordinate guides, lodging, meals and transportation. In addition, local landowners will offer hunting opportunities during the Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot on private land where only guided hunts are traditionally allowed.

Auctions, dinners and a host of other activities are scheduled throughout the event in support of conserving Wyoming’s more than 600 different species of wildlife.

For more information about the Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot, visit http://www.whfw.org/turkey_invitational/index2.asp

About Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming
The mission of the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming is to create an enduring legacy for future generations through stewardship of all Wyoming’s wildlife. For more information, visit http://www.whfw.org/.

About Remington Outdoor Foundation

Remington Outdoor Foundation, which was founded in January 2009 as a nonprofit 501 (C) (3), supports the efforts of its partners to share hunting, target shooting and other outdoor traditions with youth, women and other participants while emphasizing safety, training and ethics. Remington Outdoor Foundation also upholds conservation principles through assisting partnership work on habitat enhancement, wildlife research and management projects. For more information, visit http://www.outdoorroadmap.com/

Kevin Paulson

Kevin Paulson is the Founder and CEO of HuntingLife.com. His passion for Hunting began at the age of 5 hunting alongside of his father. Kevin has followed his dreams through outfitting, conservation work, videography and hunting trips around the world.

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