It’s been just over two years since the day former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was shot and killed by a man he’d been working to help. To honor his memory, Weatherby will be donating engraved Chris Kyle Memorial firearms to this weekend’s Sporting Clays Shoot in Fort Worth, Texas. The shoot is part of the annual Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit and Auction and is being hosted by Bass Pro. In addition to the commemorative firearms being donated for the event Weatherby is also awarding their Vanguard Sporter in .257 WBY Mag to the shoot’s High Point Veteran. Hooyah to Weatherby, Bass Pro, and all those involved for taking part in honoring service members through the annual benefit and donations.
In anticipation of this weekend’s Annual Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit & Auction, Weatherby is honored to donate specially engraved Chris Kyle Memorial firearms for the Sporting Clays Shoot on Saturday, May 2. The contributed firearms include four PA-08 Upland 12 Ga. shotguns. In addition, a Weatherby Vanguard® Sporter in .257 WBY Mag. will be awarded to the High Point Veteran of the Sporting Clays Shoot.
“The Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit & Auction is a wonderful event that honors a true American Hero,” said Adam Weatherby, Chief Operating Officer of Weatherby. “We are honored to be given this opportunity and recognize Chris Kyle, his organization and tremendous service to our country.”
The Sporting Clays Shoot is presented by Bass Pro Shops® and will be held this Saturday, May 2nd, at the Alpine Shooting Range in Fort Worth, TX. All proceeds of the Chris Kyle Benefit & Auction go to our U.S. Veterans via the Guardian for Heroes Foundation, an organization established by Chris Kyle that provides free, in-home programs, personal training and life coaching to Veterans in need.
The 2nd Annual Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit & Auction (CKMBA) is being held May 1-3, 2015 in the Historic Ft. Worth Stockyards. The mission of the CKMBA is to continue the efforts of CPO Chris Kyle, U.S. Navy SEAL in helping fellow Veterans by keeping to his motto, “It is our duty to serve those who serve us.”