FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 13, 2014
Leupold & Stevens Inc. Joins Safari Club International Foundation in Presenting the First Ever Beretta Conservation Leadership Award
Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) recently announced that Leupold & Stevens, Inc. has joined the ranks of other outdoor industry leaders in support of the Inaugural Beretta Conservation Leadership Award Gala – a global celebration and opportunity to recognize hunting conservationists.
The award will honor those unique individuals that represent the ultimate embodiment of the hunter-conservationist philosophy. Winners will not only be required to have extensive hunting experience, but will also be required to have contributed generously to Conservation, Education and Humanitarian Services efforts in both time and financial resources.
“Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is pleased to support the SCI Foundation Conservation Leadership Award. Supporting an event that recognizes an individual that has devoted their life to hunting and conservation so that the outdoor experience can be improved for others is an honor and privilege.” Bruce Pettet – President & CEO Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
The winner will be announced and award presented on February 3, 2015, at the Mandalay bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The evening will feature the 2015 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award Ceremony; Jeanne Robertson, humorist; J. Alain Smith, emcee; celebrity speakers; and an elite live auction, featuring a firearm donated by Beretta USA and many other one-of-a-kind items.
Don’t miss this event – it will be one to remember. Proceeds support the wildlife conservation and education mission of SCI Foundation.
For more information or to make your reservations, contact Kimberly Byers at KByers@safariclub.org – (520) 620-1220 ext. 322 or Stephanie Carabeo at SCarabeo@safariclub.org – (520) 620-1220 ext. 268.
Safari Club International Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education. Any contribution may tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code section 170(c) as a charitable contribution to the extent permitted by law. Tax deductible amount of gift is reduced by the “Fair market Value” of any goods, services, or advantages that a sponsor receives for the donation. EIN #86-0292099
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-founded and American-owned optics company, employs more than 600 people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Oregon. Family owned and privately operated, Leupold offers products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters, American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel, wildlife observers, and golfers. The product lines include rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; mounting systems; and optical tools and accessories.