EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Peggy Ann Vallery, chairman of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s national board of directors, will be inducted into the “Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame” in Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 14.
“Peggy’s years of hard work, devotion, integrity and great love for the outdoors have not been overlooked,” said Garry Mason, executive director of the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame. “Peggy was nominated for this position by the friends and peers who have watched her become a leader in the hunting and outdoor industry, and I’m pleased to recognize her in this special way.”
Mason established the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame to recognize the outdoor sportsmen and sportswomen who, through countless hours of hard work and devotion to the outdoors, in both hunting and fishing, have played an integral part in setting the standards and guidelines for the rest of the outdoor world to follow.
“I am honored to be inducted into the ‘Legends of the Outdoors’ National Hall of Fame and am thankful for the many years of love and support I’ve received from the NWTF and the outdoor industry,” Vallery said.
The ninth annual banquet and induction ceremony will take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Doors open at 10 a.m., with lunch and the induction ceremony following at noon.
The event is open to the public. Individual tickets cost $75 per ticket and sponsorship information may be obtained through the “Legends of the Outdoors” website at www.legendsoftheoutdoors.com, or by calling (731) 593-0171 or (731) 693-7770. Tickets must be purchased before noon on Aug.11, 2010.
For room reservations, contact the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, at (800) 327-6618 or (615) 255-8400. Be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame to receive the special group rate of $129 per night, plus state and local tax.
To see a list of this year’s inductees to the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame and current members who are scheduled to attend this event, click here.