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Annual Friends of NRA banquet set

Annual Friends of NRA banquet set

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012 1:57 pm

Annual Friends of NRA banquet set | NRA, Friends of NRA, NWTN Friends of NRA, EC Pawn and Gun

Eddie Cole, owner of E.C. Pawn & Gun, (back, center) recently presented the Henry Mare’s Leg 22LR Lever Action Piston that he is donating to be used as a door prize for the upcoming Friends of NRA event to Rita Taylor, chairman of the NWTN Friends of NR
The Northwest Tennessee Friends of NRA will be hosting a banquet and auction fundraiser July 28 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post 4862 in Union City.  
The upcoming event will feature a meal, live and silent auctions, games, door prizes and much more.  
A Henry Mare’s Leg 22LR Lever Action Piston donated by E. C. Pawn & Gun will be given as a door prize the night of the event. Tickets may be purchased at E. C. Pawn & Gun in Martin, Hill’s Hardware in Union City, from committee members, or by visiting The Friends of NRA event raises money to support hundreds of community service programs related to firearm education, hunter safety, wildlife conservation, range improvements, youth marksmanship, and law enforcement among others through the NRA Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.
The money raised is given to organizations including Boy Scouts, 4H, and trap and target teams through grants, as well as national programs like the Eddie Eagle GunSafe program, the Youth Education Summit, and many other educational and safety services.
The Weakley and Obion County 4H groups and the UT Martin 4H Rifle Club and Clay Target Club are among the numerous organizations that have received grants from the NRA Foundation. Half of the money raised by the Friends of NRA fundraiser will be spent in Tennessee while the other half supports qualifying national-level programs.  
State Fund Committees made up of volunteers review grant applications from local organizations and make recommendations to the NRA Foundation on how the money might best be used in their areas.  For more information about the Friends of NRA and the NRA Foundation, visit or

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