Bob Hodgdon Receives the 2008 Shooting Industry Award

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Bob Hodgdon Receives the 2008 Shooting Industry Award

Postby Corey Graff » Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:22 am

[font="arial"][size="2"][size="2"]Shawnee Mission Kansas -- Bob Hodgdon[/size][size="2"], Treasurer and Board Director of Hodgdon Powder Company, was presented the 2008 Shooting Industry award on July 25 for his significant achievements in support of shooters and the firearms industry. Bob was one of eleven candidates nominated for this honor, which is the only award presented to an individual.[/size] [/size][/font]
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[font="arial"][size="2"]"I was completely surprised to receive this award, which is represented by a great trophy," he said. "I want to thank the Academy, the other sponsors and the employees at Hodgdon for our ethics, character, and leadership."[/size][/font]
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[font="arial"][size="2"][size="2"]Bob has spent a lifetime helping to build a small family business into a market-leading supplier of high-performance smokeless and muzzleloading powders.  He's been a tireless defender of the Second Amendment including two terms as a NRA Board Member and NRA Foundation Trustee. Hodgdon was instrumental in starting the NRA Handloading Endowment, and facilitated concealed carry laws in Kansas.  He is an avid reloader, shooter and hunter.[/size] [/size][/font]
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[font="arial"][size="2"]Bob's passion is serving Christian charitable organizations such as The Outdoor Network, Cross International, Pastor Serve and the Servant Christian Foundation.   Bob's proudest accomplishment is the 29 years of marriage to his best friend, Janie, and a combined family of four children with 11 grandchildren. [/size][/font]
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[font="arial"][size="2"]For more information about Bob Hodgdon, and the history of Hodgdon Powder, visit, write to 6231 Robinson, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 or call 913-362-9455. [/size][/font]

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RE: Bob Hodgdon Receives the 2008 Shooting Industry Award

Postby hunter480 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:31 am

He sounds like a good guy, and it`s great to see a good guy be recognized.

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RE: Bob Hodgdon Receives the 2008 Shooting Industry Award

Postby JOEL » Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:43 am

I was thinking the same exact thing
"Go afield with a good attitude, with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forest and fields in which you walk. Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make you a better person." - Fred Bear

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