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Offline WestTx

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Friends of NRA Members
« on: October 01, 2008, 05:32:16 PM »
Big Ice had a great idea in posting about TSRA. Now I'm asking about Friends of NRA.
Who in Texas is active with FoNRA?
I am an NRA Life Member (Benefactor, I think) and have been actively involved with NRA most of my adult life. Friends of NRA offers an opportunity to get out beyond the folks you normally associate with at shoots and events, by bringing in community members.
I am dealing with the El paso area FoNRA and finding tremendous interest in Appleseed.
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Re: Friends of NRA Members
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2008, 09:12:49 AM »
The FoNRA banquets and functions are a great way to work out a win-win situation. 

We can get them a couple of Appleseed Certificates to auction off, they make a few bucks, we get some exposure.  We also establish a relationship with one of the better, grassroots efforts of the NRA, bringing Appleseed to the local level.

This is just one more of the many local/state level relationships that we need to be developing system wide.

Good work!

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Re: Friends of NRA Members
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2008, 11:05:33 AM »

    Should this idea be posted on the SC board, simply to make sure the right people "get the point"?
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Re: Friends of NRA Members
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2008, 11:15:36 AM »
I think it'd be a grand thing to donate Project Appleseed certificates to EVERY FoNRA banquet.

And have an Appleseeder attend as many as possible to 'splain it all.

Over the past few years I have missed our local one as often as I've attended, because I didn't HEAR about them until a few days before, and couldn't rearrange my schedule soon enough.

Anybody else had this problem?
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Re: Friends of NRA Members
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2008, 11:25:09 AM »
The gift certificate we currently have was designed exactly for this purpose.  We just need a nice 11X17 poster to go along with it that explains what we are etc in few words and nice pictures.  Then to get people to get them out there.
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Offline Will

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Re: Friends of NRA Members
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2008, 04:23:10 PM »
I was very heavily involved in Texas FONRA for almost 10 years- rose to the level of West Texas District Chairman. I am no longer associated with them.

It would not be appropriate to discuss why here but send me a PM if you want to know.