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Shooting Industry May 2012 Digital Edition - Page 14
Industry news Hunter’s Specialties Marks 35 Years, Presents Awards unter’s Specialties (HS) is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2012. Starting in 1977 with a roll of No-Mar camo tape, cofounders Carman and David Forbes sought to design new, “musthave” products for hunters. Hunter’s Specialties entered the turkey-call market in 1985 with their line of HS Strut calls. The company added its patented Premium Flex Diaphragm calls in 1988. In 1998, the company acquired Wayne Carlton Calls, and then added Johnny Stewart Wildlife Calls in 1999, allowing them to pene- H trate the elk- and predator-calling markets. Additional products, such as Scent-A-Way, Vita-Rack, PrimeTime Scents and HS Camo, have cemented HS’s reputation in the outdoor market. At this year’s SHOT Show, Hunter’s Specialties announced its 2011 sales awards. Graywood Sporting Group was the top HS agency. Individual awards were presented to Hunter Lawson of Outdoor Marketing Group, and Ted Lloyd of Graywood Sporting Group. For more information, visit www.hunterspec.com. Wiley X Raises Money For Breast Cancer or the third consecutive year, Wiley X Inc. will raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through sales of its Lacey women’s sunglasses. Throughout 2012, Wiley X is donating $3 from the sale of each polarized or non-polarized Lacey model to support the efforts of BCRF. “It’s hard to find a family who hasn’t been affected by this Wiley X Lacey disease. For this reason, all of us in the Wiley X family are committed to assisting BCRF in its noble effort — to find a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime,” said Myles Freeman Jr., Wiley X with coral pink or polarized bronze lenses. For more information, co-owner. The Lacey features a cotton candy-colored frame matched visit www.wileyx.com or www.bcrfcure.org. F 14 MAY 2012 Subscribe to SI DIGITAL www.shootingindustry.com