Brad Heidel, IHEA-USA executive director, presents Vickie Gardner, Alpen Optics vice president, and her grandson and future hunting buddy Cruz with the 2017 Industry Award.
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017- Alpen Optics is humbled and honored to announce it has received the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA)-USA 2017 Industry Award.
This award is presented to any member of the industry that exhibits outstanding support of the IHEA-USA and its mission. The award recipient has been active and innovative in fostering new ideas in hunter education and helping the hunter education movement through personal staff efforts, professional advice or financial assistance. Recipients may be selected more than once.
"IHEA-USA is very proud to have Alpen Optics as our Industry Award winner for 2017," Brad Heidel, IHEA-USA executive director, said. "Alpen Optics has been a supporter of hunter education for many years. It is the support of shooting industry companies like Alpen and others that will ensure the future of our hunting heritage well into the future. IHEA-USA can't thank them enough for their continued support."
IHEA-USA is the professional hunter education association affiliated with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and the 50 state hunter education programs. The programs employ 57,000 instructors, many of whom are volunteers, who teach hunting and shooting safety and responsibilities throughout the United States. Hunter education courses train and certify more than 670,000 students annually. Since 1949, almost 40 million students have completed hunter education courses that cover firearm safety, bowhunting, wildlife management, and field care of game, responsible hunting, landowner relations, wildlife identification and much more. More information is available at ihea.com.
About Alpen Optics
Alpen Optics was established in 1997 and offers a line of binoculars, spotting scopes, rifle scopes and accessories that provide the best value in the industry today. Alpen Optics' objective is to provide superior quality optical products at affordable prices. Products range from the entry-level Sport Series to the world-class Rainier top-of-the-line family of binoculars and spotting scopes. Alpen Optics strives to provide performance features and quality normally found only on products selling for several times that of an Alpen product. Alpen Optics customers are the most important reason for the company's past and future success and Alpen Optics is determined and committed to providing customer service that is second to no one. All Alpen Optics products are backed by its No Fault, No Problem Lifetime Warranty.
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