Henry Repeating Arms Will Sponsor NRA Foundation Events at Great American Outdoor Show


Henry Repeating Arms, one of the country’s leading rifle manufacturers, will sponsor the NRA Foundation Banquet and Wall of Guns events at the Great American Outdoor Show. The show runs February 7 – 15 in Harrisburg, PA.

The National Rifle Association is proud to announce that Henry Repeating Arms will sponsor the NRA Foundation Banquet and Wall of Guns events at the February 7-15 Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA.

The second annual NRA Foundation Banquet will be held Thursday, February 12 in the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex’s PA Preferred Ballroom. The night of entertainment begins at 6:30 PM and will feature home-style barbecue, a live and silent auction, and numerous games to raise money for national, state, and local programs that support America’s shooting heritage.

“We are proud to announce Henry Repeating Arms as our National NRA Foundation banquet sponsor,” said Director of Volunteer Fundraising Sarah Engeset.  “We truly appreciate the continued generosity Henry Repeating Arms has shown to The NRA Foundation through national donations and sponsorships.  This year’s event sponsorship is another example of their dedication to supporting shooting sports traditions in America.”

The NRA Foundation’s ever-popular Wall of Guns event returns to the Great American Outdoor Show this year thanks to Henry Repeating Arms. Located at booth 39 in the complex’s main hallway, the event will run each day of the show.  At $10 a ticket, a winner is drawn for every 100 tickets sold and may choose a firearm from more than 40 different makes and models. Don’t want to wait? Purchase the $400 cash prize option and win instantly. All net proceeds from the Wall of Guns will benefit The NRA Foundation, the country’s leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports.

“When the NRA took over the Great American Show we knew that it would be in good hands,” said President of Henry Repeating Arms Anthony Imperato.  “They have turned it into a must visit, and we are proud to support and sponsor it.”

The Great American Outdoor Show celebrates the outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their families in a 650,000 square foot exhibit space that will feature nearly 1,100 exhibitors, including shooting manufacturers, outfitters, boat and RV dealers, hunting and fishing retailers, and much more.

To purchase tickets to the Great American Outdoor Show and see a complete list of events, visit www.greatamericanoutdoorshow.org.

About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit http://nra.org.

About Henry Repeating Arms
Henry Repeating Arms is one of the country’s leading rifle manufacturers. Their legendary name dates back to 1860 when Benjamin Tyler Henry invented and patented the first practical repeating rifle during the Civil War. It became known as the “gun you could load on Sunday and shoot all week long.” Henry rifles went on to play a significant role in the frontier days of the American West and soon became one of the most legendary, respected and sought after rifles in the history of firearms. President Lincoln’s Henry hangs in The Smithsonian and has become a national treasure. The company’s manufacturing facilities are in Bayonne, NJ and Rice Lake, WI.

About The NRA Foundation
Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. These activities are designed to promote firearm and hunting safety, to enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shootings sports, and to educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological, and artistic context.  More information about The NRA Foundation can be found online at www.nrafoundation.org.