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GRANT AWARDED TO SPALDING COUNTY 4-H

April 30th, 2019

The NRA Foundation has awarded Spalding County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun & Education) a grant totaling $2,246.80 to a purchase a MEC 100E Sporter Electric Clay Target Thrower for the Spalding County 4-H Shotgun Club. “We are very excited about the Spalding County 4-H Shotgun Club,”said Spalding County 4-H Agent, Leah Wooddall,”and pleased that the NRA is making an investment in our community.”

GA 4-H Project S.A.F.E. is an extremely popular 4-H program that teaches valuable life skills through participation in team target sports. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is an active program designed to assist young people in personal development. The program promotes responsibility, decision making and identifying realistic, personal goals. Core concepts stress safety, ethical development, personal responsibility, and life-time recreational skills. Safety is our highest priority. The program promotes positive interaction between young people and concerned, interested and well-prepared adults with shared interests.

Project S.A.F.E. 4-H Clubs take place in over 110 counties within the state. Spalding County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. provides shooting sports in the areas of: Air Pistol, Air Rifle, BB Gun, Rimfire Sporter, Smallbore, and Shotgun. The shotgun club practices locally at the Griffin Gun Club Range. All other shooting sports practice at the Ole Mill Range Complex located in Griffin, Georgia. Clubs are led by certified coaches and screened volunteer leaders. Project S.A.F.E. provides youth a place where they can develop a sense of belonging, learn teamwork in a safe environment, and increase concentration skills. Clubs sign-ups for Spalding County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. are held each fall.

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.

For more information or to register contact
UGA Extension Spalding County at 770-467-4225
Email: uge2255@uga.edu or visit
www.ugaextension.org/spalding