Invitation from 'First Lady of Hunting'

Howdy friends,

The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Convention and Sport Show, sponsored by Midway USA, is a great way to beat the winter blues and get sharp for turkey season.

Brenda Valentine, the First Lady of Hunting

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As a lifelong native of the Volunteer State, I’m extending you a personal invitation to join me, plus NWTF spokesman Michael Waddell and all of our friends from the Federation Feb. 18-21, 2010 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville.

This year’s show will be one of the best ever as we honor our volunteers’ work to restore wild turkeys, improve upland wildlife habitat for wild turkeys and many other game and nongame species, make more places to hunt and work to secure the future of hunting.

Make your reservations now and tell your hunting pals to come along, too.  Don’t miss the 2010 NWTF Convention and Sport Show — I promise we’ll have a blast.

I’d like to see you and all of your hunting pals in the Music City for the NWTF’s 34th annual Convention and Sport Show Feb. 18-21, 2010. To register click here.

Brenda Valentine
NWTF Spokeswoman

The NWTF would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the 2010 NWTF Convention and Sports Show.

  • Affinity 4
  • ATK/Federal Premium Ammunition
  • Bank of America
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Benelli
  • Browning
  • Call Makers and Collectors Association of America
  • Camo Effects
  • Chevrolet
  • Foxy Huntress
  • Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
  • HuntVe
  • Knight Rifles
  • Marlin Firearms Company
  • MeadWestvaco
  • Midway USA
  • Motorola
  • Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
  • Mossy Oak and The Pursuit Channel
  • The Outdoor Connection
  • Remington Arms Company, Inc.
  • Tennessee State Chapter
  • Tri-Star Sporting Arms
  • USDA Forest Service
  • Weatherby, Inc.
  • Wild Turkey Bourbon
  • Winchester Division/Olin Corp.
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  • Paige "Chicki Chicki" Eissinger says: January 7, 2010 at 11:42 am

    I traveled with fellow editors for the WON, Babbs and Tammy, to my first NWTF show last year. I got an orange WITO sweatshirt and had you autograph it on the sleeve for me, Brenda. I’ve worn that shirt to pieces and the autograph is still there! I did go turkey hunting last spring for the first time but didn’t bag a bird, even though I had a great time. I also went deer hunting for the first time in 2009 (wearing my WITO sweatshirt underneath my camo coveralls) and DID harvest a buck! I’m looking forward to “flying the coop” to this year’s show, especially since it’ll be another Suburban Housewives road trip!