STREAMLIGHT® TO FIELD ONLY ALL-FEMALE TEAM AT 2012 SHOOTING INDUSTRY MASTERS COMPETITION
EAGLEVILLE, PA — July 16, 2012 — Streamlight, a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, will sponsor the only all-female shooting team at the 10th Annual Shooting Industry Masters competition July 20-21 at the Rockcastle Shooting Center, Park Mammoth Resort, Park City, KY. Monies raised from the match will support the National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) First Shots shooting awareness and safety education program.
Streamlight's team will feature four employees, including Patricia Lucas, Director of Sales — Sporting Goods; Loring Grove, Global Brand Manager; Chrissy Hoffman, Director of Materials; and Melanie Mungin, Marketing Coordinator.
The shooting competition will bring together more than 400 shooting industry manufacturers, distributors, retailers and other professionals, competing on 82 different teams. Participants will take part in a series of rifle, handgun and shotgun competitions.
In the last three years, Shooting Masters competitions have raised $94,000 to benefit First Shots, which helps ranges across the country introduce thousands of individuals to shooting and firearm safety. Developed by NSSF and hosted by independent shooting facilities, the program provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to shooting by qualified range operators and instructors that includes firearm safety, local ownership requirements, shooting fundamentals, and hands-on instruction.
"Streamlight is very pleased to support this shooting match competition, which directly benefits the First Shots shooting education and safety awareness program," said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. "We're especially proud to be represented by the only all-female team in this year's match."
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 7,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.
Headquartered in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting, weapon light/laser sighting devices and vehicle solar charging devices for professional automotive, fire fighting, law enforcement, military, industrial and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For additional information, please call (800) 523-7488 or visit www.streamlight.com.