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Colorado: El Paso County Commissioners commemorate September 16 as 'Friends of NRA Day'

Monday, September 19, 2011

During Thursday's meeting of the El Paso Board of County Commissioners (BoCC), Commissioner and NRA Life Member Dennis Hisey brought forward a resolution highlighting the fundraising efforts of local "Friends of NRA" committees dedicated to NRA programs focused on firearms education and safety, shooting range development, conservation education and research, law enforcement firearm competition and other core programs administered through the nationally based organization. The resolution specifically cited "Colorado Friends of NRA" committees for their collective efforts in securing over $845,000 in raised funds and more than $400,000 in awarded grants benefitting NRA affiliated organizations in 2010.

Read Original at: EL Paso County (Colo.)

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