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Shooting Industry August 2012 Digital Edition - Page 14
Industry news Big Rock Sports Supports Combat Warriors B ig Rock Sports raised $60,000 for wounded veterans at the Big Rock Sports Vendor Summit in Asheville, N.C., in June. The proceeds went to Combat Warriors Inc., a nonprofit organization that introduces wounded veterans to outdoor sports. The auction was made possible by donations from approximately 50 vendors from across the outdoor sporting goods and hospitality industries. “Through the efforts of Combat Warriors Inc., we can help encourage wounded veterans to get outdoors and enjoy a variety of sporting opportunities,” said Wayne Decker, senior vice president of operations at Big Rock Sports. Big Rock Sports earlier supported Combat Warriors Inc. through a duck hunt in Engelhard, N.C., and supported an offshore fishing adventure for wounded veterans. For more information, visit www.bigrockssports.com and www.combatwarriorsinc.org. Zeiss Relocates Headquarters arl Zeiss Sports Optics USA has relocated its U.S. headquarters in Virginia from Chester to North Chesterfield. Company officials say the relocation of Zeiss’ U.S. headquarters is the result of a long-term commitment from corporate headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany, to support and invest in the company’s aggressive sales and marketing strategy in the U.S. The new address is: 711 Moorefield Park Drive, Building E, North Chesterfield, VA 23236. For more information, visit www.zeiss.com/sports or call 1-800-441-3005. C Media Day Registration Opens T he NSSF announces that manufacturer registration is open for the eighth annual SHOT Show Media Day at the Range. The event will be Jan. 14, 2013, at the Boulder City Pistol & Rifle Range, Boulder City, Nev. Interested manufacturers may register for the event by visiting www.media-day.com. The event’s coordinators indicate that shooting lanes are nearly sold out. Media Day sponsorships are available. Media Day is open only to registered SHOT Show exhibitors and media. A full schedule of events will be posted on the Media Day website in November. For more information, contact Cory Cannon with Triple Curl at ccannon@triplecurl. com, or Cathy Williams with CMG Marketing & Events at email@example.com. Hunting Solutions Acquires OL’ MAN unting Solutions Inc. has acquired OL’ MAN Outdoors. Hunting Solutions is the longtime manufacturer of Millennium Treestands. “OL’ MAN Outdoors brings another quality product to the table, and we feel our expertise in the outdoor industry will allow for future growth of all Hunting Solutions brands,” said Jerrod Karr, Hunting Solutions director of sales. For more information, contact Karr at (601) 932-5832 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 14 AUGUST 2012 H Subscribe to SI DIGITAL www.shootingindustry.com