Did you hear?... OIA to be an equal sponsor of the annual Taste of the Outdoors

Frank Hugelmeyer, president of The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) told SNEWS® today that this year, for the first time, OIA will be an equal sponsor of the annual Taste of the Outdoors event in Washington, D.C., scheduled for May 21-23.
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Frank Hugelmeyer, president of The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) told SNEWS® today that this year, for the first time, OIA will be an equal sponsor of the annual Taste of the Outdoors event in Washington, D.C., scheduled for May 21-23. Until this year, OIA has merely had a sub-billing and supporting role to the main sponsor, SGMA. SNEWS® View: Mark your calendars now! This is a very important event for the industry and it is vital that as many industry leaders get an opportunity to stand in front of this country's legislators and sound off in support of key items such as the Patient's Bill of Rights which will allow trade associations to offer health insurance to members, and push the government to keep its six-year promise to this industry to fund outdoor recreation and conservation funding to the tune of $12 billion. So far, the U.S. govt. has funded two years of the promise.

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