SIG SAUER Signs as Bronze Sponsor of NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic
NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is pleased to announce that SIG SAUER® has agreed to sponsor the 2nd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic at the Bronze support level. Founded in Switzerland in 1853, SIG SAUER is a leading manufacturer of handguns, rifles, optics, ammunition and silencers for consumer, military and law enforcement use. Part of a worldwide firearms manufacturing conglomerate that includes J.P. Sauer and Sohn and Blaser Gmbh (Germany) and Swiss Arms AG (Switzerland), SIG SAUER bases its U.S. headquarters in Newington, New Hampshire.
“We are very excited to have SIG SAUER step up as the first sponsor of the 2016 HAVA Golf Tournament,” said Chris Dolnack, NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “There are many veterans charities out there, but HAVA enjoys immense support from the firearms industry, and so we are pulling out all the stops to make this year’s event one for the record books. SIG’s generosity goes a long way towards helping us ensure we meet that goal.”
“For many of these wounded veterans, their passion for the shooting sports and the outdoors is a powerful tool in their recovery and healing,” said Ron Cohen, Chief Executive Officer for SIG SAUER, Inc. “SIG SAUER is honored to assist this outstanding organization in its efforts to get these American heroes back in the field and on the range.”
The NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic, now in its second year, raises money to support disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, target shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. HAVA is Honored American Veterans Afield, a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for this important event, and interested industry members are encouraged to visit http://shotshow.org/events/hava-golf-tournament/ and contribute to this worthy cause.
The 2016 2nd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic will be held Sunday, January 17, two days before the opening of the 2016 SHOT Show. Bear’s Best Country Club on Flamingo Road in Las Vegas will be the host course for the event, which kicks off with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is now open for individuals and four-member firearms industry teams. Individual entries are $200, while four-person team entries are $600. All entries include transportation to and from the outing, golf cart rental, course fees, course balls, breakfast, lunch and participant gifts. Prizes will be awarded for high team and individuals at the event’s conclusion. For more information and to register for this important event, visit www.shotshow.org/golf.
HAVA is a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. The sustaining sponsor companies are Smith & Wesson, SIG SAUER, NSSF, Academi, Vista Outdoors, Barrett, Crimson Trace, Diamondback, FMG Publications, Glock, Hornady, Leapers/OTG, Leupold & Stevens, Mossberg, NASGW, Proof Research, Ruger, Surefire, Taurus, XS Sights and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous contributing companies. To learn more about HAVA, visit www.honoredveterans.org.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit www.nssf.org.