The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to announce that $100,000 was raised as part of “QDMA Month” at all Bass Pro Shops stores and online at www.basspro.com.
Throughout June, customers were offered the chance to donate $2 for a chance to win one of ten $500 Bass Pro gift cards at all United States and Canadian Bass Pro Shops locations. Funds raised from the donations will help support QDMA in its mission to ensure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage.
“On behalf of our entire organization, I would like to extend our gratitude to Bass Pro Shops for making the month of June QDMA Month and for being a Corporate Sponsor of QDMA for 10 years,” said QDMA CEO Brian Murphy. “QDMA is also very thankful to the thousands of customers who provided donations as well as each and every Bass Pro stores’ staff members and managers for their participation and support.
The top-five contributing Bass Pro Shops stores were Cincinnati (Ohio), East Peoria (Illinois), Vaughan (Ontario), Leeds (Alabama) and Memphis (Tennessee).
Bass Pro Shops operates 77 retail stores and Tracker Marine Boat Centers in 26 states and Canada visited by over 116 million people annually. Bass Pro Shops also conducts an international catalog and internet retailing operation—the American Rod & Gun wholesale division–which sells to more than 7,000 independently owned retail stores worldwide. Outdoor World Incentives also sells Bass Pro Shops gift cards through over 132,000 retail outlets across America. The Bass Pro Shops restaurant division has 28 locations. The company’s Tracker Marine Group (http://www.trackerboats.com/) manufactures and sells Tracker®, Nitro®, SunTracker, Tahoe, Grizzly and Mako boats through Bass Pro Shops retail stores and over 400 dealers worldwide. The Resort Group (http://www.bigcedar.com/) includes Big Cedar Lodge® and other resort properties including restaurants and golf courses. For more information regarding Bass Pro Shops store locations, products or special events, please visit http://www.basspro.com/. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Follow Bass Pro Shops on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bassproshops.
Founded in 1988, QDMA is a national nonprofit wildlife conservation organization with nearly 50,000 members in all 50 states and Canada. To learn more about QDMA and why it is the future of deer hunting, call 800-209-3337 or visit http://www.qdma.com/.
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