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Posted: 4/12/2006 5:40:19 AM EST

For those of you not regularly checking the Annual Meetings Web Site, here's an updated list of Speakers and Entertainers.

Kick off the weekend's events at the Opening Celebration Friday, May 19th afternoon at 2:00 pm in the U.S. Cellular Arena. NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre welcomes you to the 135th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits. Hear internationally acclaimed recording artist, outdoorsman, Ted Nugent perform the National Anthem and give a spoken presentation. Plus catch a performance by country & western singer/song writer Royal Wade Kimes.

Be sure to tell your attorney friends about the Annual Firearms Law Seminar (registration fee required) that will take place at 8:00 am on Friday, May 19th. This course is for attorneys who represent or wish to represent firearms owners and firearms-related businesses to meet and discuss legal issues and legal theories relevant to this expanding area of law in a professional conference. CLE Credits available. Topics include: Criminal Law and Administrative Law Enforcement; Constitutional Law; Managing an Effective Firearms Related Practice; Charitable Planning and Ethical Views from the Bench.

Dave Butz, a former All-Pro defensive tackle for the Washington Redskins football team will be the keynote speaker at the 2006 Prayer Breakfast, 7:00 am on Saturday, May 20th (ticket required). Dave who played on three winning Super Bowl teams, is very active in celebrity trap and sporting clay events for charity. Come join the fellowship and hear an inspirational message from Dave Butz.

General Tommy Franks, will give the keynote address at the 135th NRA Members Banquet, Saturday night, May 20th. Entertainment will be provided by Country Music singing sensation Miranda Lambert and...Bubba is back.

Special Session Speakers include: Methods of Concealed Carry by Tom Marx, Former Chicago Police Officer; National Gun Collecting Awards Presentations featuring Sergeant H. Joaquin Jackson, retired 27-year Texas Ranger; NRA and the Media--A Forum for Straight Shooters presenting Wisconsin radio talk show host Vicki McKenna; Brian Patrick, professor of journalism and author of NRA and the Media; Cam Edwards, host of NRAnews.com; and moderator Susan Howard; Garand: US Cal. M1, featuring Martin K. A. Morgan research historian and author; Walter J. Kuleck, Ph.D. M1 Garand collector and author; moderator Mark A. Keefe, IV, Editor and Chief American Rifleman magazine; Women, Personal Protection and Power Politics featuring Sandra S. Froman, NRA President; Police Chief Francis Springob, Chief of Police, Greenfield Wisconsin Police Department; Representative Samantha Kerkman from the 66th Assembly District, State of Wisconsin; Moderator Sue King, NRA Board of Directors; Guaranteed Whitetail Tactics, Speakers, Ray Eye, one of America's best known outdoors broadcasters; Greg Miller, author and outdoor hunting T.V. personality; moderator J. Scott Olmsted, Editor and Chief, American Hunter magazine.

Check them out online under Events or Special Sessions at: www.nraam.org


The NRA-ILA Grassroots Division will host a FREE Grassroots Workshop in conjunction with NRA's Annual Meetings in Milwaukee. This Workshop has been a regular part of NRA's Annual Meetings for a decade. At this event, you will hear from NRA officers, staff, and your fellow NRA members on what you can do in your own community to ensure victory for the Second Amendment in this year's elections.

We will also discuss how you can work with your local Election Volunteer Coordinator (EVC). Your EVC is a local NRA member who is working with the various pro-gun campaigns in his area to provide critically-needed volunteer support for a variety of activities, including: phone banks, precinct walks, literature drops, voter registration drives, Get Out The Vote & Election Day activities, etc. EVCs also promote NRA-ILA's legislative agenda at the federal and state levels.

With the 2006 elections in full swing, it is critical that we start implementing our grassroots battle plan to ensure we are ready to meet these electoral challenges head on as Election Day 2006 approaches. Rest assured, the anti-gunners are already re-doubling their efforts to ensure the defeat of pro-Second Amendment candidates in critical elections across the country, so we must ensure we are prepared to defeat their efforts at every turn.

Workshop details are:

NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshop-FREE!
Friday, May 19, 2006, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
(Registration & free continental breakfast-8:00 - 9:00 a.m.)
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Crystal Ballroom
509 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203

To reserve your seat, or for more information, please call NRA-ILA at (800) 392-VOTE (8683). You may also register on-line at www.nraam.org/seminars/grassroots.asp. We hope to see you in Milwaukee on Friday, May 19!

The NRA Clubs & Associations Workshop will feature a panel of State Association leaders that will cover topics of concern for clubs and associations. Featured leaders include Herbert A. Lanford, Jr., Chairman, NRA Clubs & Associations Committee; Scott L. Bach, Esq., President, Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs; Bob Burton, former President, Wisconsin Rifle & Pistol Association; James W. Dark, Executive Director, Texas State Rifle Association; Thomas H. King, President, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Inc.; and Richard Pearson, Executive Director, Illinois State Rifle Association, Inc.

Get your tickets to the three hottest NRA Annual Meeting Events before they sell out...

Thursday May 18
National NRA Foundation Banquet (6 p.m.)
Friday May 19
Sportsmen's Luncheon and Auction (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Ladies' Luncheon and Auction (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) Open to women only

Items available to bid on at the National NRA Foundation Banquet, and at the Sportsmen's and Ladies' Luncheons and Auctions include: custom rifles, exotic hunts, unique jewelry, trips, hunts, and firearms, among other merchandise.

To view a selection of items being offered at these fun, beneficial events, visit the Events section of the Annual Meetings Web Site at: www.nraam.org

And ... don't forget to sign up for the tours. A variety of local attractions will help you "discover" Milwaukee. They include: The Maritime Museum and Historic Fishing Village; Harley-Davidson Power Train and Miller Park; Beechwood Cheese Factory and the Holy Hill majestic church; Milwaukee city tour aboard a trolley and the Miller Brewing Company; the Milwaukee Brewers play the Minnesota Twins; Milwaukee River cruise and bus city tour; and Milwaukee Art Museum and Pabst Mansion.

Sign up on-line at: www.nraam.org or call (262)252-5096 or fax (262)345-1277

We look forward to seeing you in Milwaukee during the 135th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits!
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:34:49 PM EST
We know about Nuge neing there. One of our own started the bitch fest to NRA about his not being invited. They invited him then.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:37:18 PM EST
I didn't know that, and figured I'd post it in case someone wasn't aware.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:42:47 PM EST

Originally Posted By GoGop:
I didn't know that, and figured I'd post it in case someone wasn't aware.

diodn't mean that to come off the way it did,
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 4:33:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 4/13/2006 4:36:20 AM EST by MisterPX]
With the speakers there, I will be VERY disappointed in anyone who misses this opportunity.

BTW, if they allow video, somebody PLEASE get vids of the Nuge and Gen. Franks presentations for me.
Link Posted: 4/13/2006 7:05:18 AM EST

Originally Posted By photoman:

Originally Posted By GoGop:
I didn't know that, and figured I'd post it in case someone wasn't aware.

diodn't mean that to come off the way it did,

[Crocodile Dundee] No worries mate. [/Crocodile Dundee]
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