Hunters, Anglers and Sportsmen Pay Tribute to Veterans
August 16, 2007
Contact: Ron Black
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK: An Oklahoma-based paralyzed veterans organization is receiving a lot of attention lately and it’s coming from Oklahoma’s sportsmen and women. Hunters and anglers in Oklahoma are reaching out to raise awareness and much-needed revenue for Oklahoma’s very own Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
The MAPVA is comprised men and women who advocate for disabled veterans (many of whom are disabled veterans themselves) throughout the state and hunters and anglers appreciate the sacrifice these incredible men and women, said Ron Black, founder of WILD Oklahoma – an Oklahoma based hunting and fishing television and radio program. Without our men and women in the military, we wouldn’t have our right to keep and bear arms, nor would we be able to participate in the outdoors activities we so love it’ time for us to pay tribute to them.
The PVA Celebration, as Black calls it, is slated for August 23rd beginning at 4pm at the Del City VFW Hall and will feature food, beverages, face painting for the kids, live auction items ranging from a Buster Boat to guided hunts to a trip to Las Vegas, door prizes and numerous Oklahoma elected officials will be in attendance to thank Oklahoma veterans for their sacrificial service to our country.
Congresswoman Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater, Representative Joe Dorman, Representative John Enns, Del City Mayor Brian Linley and State Senator Kenneth Corn are just a few on the long list of elected officials who will be opening their hearts and hopefully their wallets to support the MAPVA. Oklahoma radio legend Mike McCarville will be a guest speaker as well.
Proceeds from the event go directly to the Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America and benefit Oklahoma veterans and members of the MAPVA exclusively.
Future veterans events are being scheduled by WILD Oklahoma Radio and & Television for Northeast Oklahoma, Southeast Oklahoma and Northwest Oklahoma. WILD Oklahoma television is broadcast on Fox 25 in Oklahoma City, KSWX in Lawton and coming soon to the Tulsa and McAlester markets.
Hunt hard. Fish hard. Play in WILD Oklahoma.