Yamaha Sponsoring National Hunting And Fishing Day Annual NHF Day to Take Place September 22, 2012
National Hunting and Fishing Day press release
Motorsport Manufacturer icon Yamaha is sponsoring National Hunting and Fishing Day, the official federal commemoration of hunters, anglers and conservation since Congress established the day in 1972.
Each year NHF Day, always takes place on the fourth Saturday in September, which is set
for Sept. 22, 2011.
The sponsorship by Yamaha supports Wonders of Wildlife museum—the official home of
National Hunting and Fishing Day. The Springfield, Mo., facility oversees educational
initiatives to help the American public understand the indelible relationship between
hunting, angling, healthy habitat, and wildlife and fisheries conservation.
Tony Stewart is serving as the honorary chair to deliver the message of NHF Day. Each
year, NHF Day chooses a prominent individual to carry the cause of conservationist
As the driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,
Stewart has won 12 driving championships, including three Sprint Cup Series titles, in a
career spanning more than three decades.
Stewart is a champion off the racetrack as much as he is on, and has been recognized for his
philanthropic efforts via his Tony Stewart Foundation, which raises funds for distribution to
three specific groups – chronically ill children, drivers injured in motorsports activities, and
organizations dedicated to the protection of various animal species.
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“The support of Yamaha is extremely important to NHF Day,” said Misty Mitchell, Director
of Conservation Programs Wonders of Wildlife. “Yamaha truly understands the importance
of creating quality habitat and restoring our natural resources. NHF Day is pleased to have
them on as sponsors.
Every U.S. President from Richard Nixon through Barack Obama has issued official
proclamations of support for the annual commemoration, now recognized as one of the
most effective grassroots campaigns ever undertaken to promote traditional outdoor
Sponsors for NHF Day 2012 continues to grow, and includes Wonders of Wildlife, NSSF,
Bass Pro Shops, Smith & Wesson, Sportsman’s Channel, Realtree, GunBroker.com, Yamaha,
Pope and Young Club, Izaak Walton League of America, and Ducks Unlimited.
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information about NHF Day.