NSSF presented FMG Publications with its highest honor--the Ken Sedlecky Lifetime Achievement Award--during the 2013 SHOT Show State of the Industry reception.
"We are proud and honored to present this award to one of our greatest supporters. One which has done more than any other to support the NSSF's First Shots program," said Steve Sanetti, NSSF president and CEO. "It is the highest honor we can give.
"The extremely successful First Shots program allows shooters of all ages, particularly women, to get their first factual introduction to firearms and their safe and proper usage. This is so important in today's world of instant global misinformation, and it's vital to help dispel fear and misconceptions about recreational shooters and the firearms we responsibly own and use. To date, FMG Publications has donated almost $150,000 to our First Shots program, and that, in turn, is made possible by the industry's participation in the Shooting Industry Masters competition, which FMG instituted, nurtured and has grown to be the premier industry shooting event."
"We are very proud to be part of this industry, and to support NSSF and First Shots," said Randy Molde, FMG Publications vice president of business development. "Considering how much Ken Sedlecky did to grow the shooting sports during his lifetime, it's an honor to receive this award on behalf of 10-years' worth of Shooting Industry...