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Back the Brave is a non-profit organization that supports first responders and their families during line of duty deaths or a serious line of duty injury. On August 19th Back the Brave will be partnering with Blackwood Gun Club to raise money for local first responders at an event from 9:00am-6:00pm at the Blackwood Gun Club.

Participants are invited to shoot at the range of your choice with a pistol, rifle, or shotgun with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the charity all day. Sporting clays, target practice, skeet, trap and 5-stand will all be available during the event for your shooting recreation. Challenge your friends or civic groups to come out and support a great cause!

Hourly prize drawings will include sporting clay packages, range passes, merchandise and more! Get ready for the upcoming Fall by purchasing the firearm you’ve had your eye on for months. Enter to win a choice of 2 firearms in a raffle.

  • Benelli Super Black Edge II-25th Anniversary Flyway 12 Gauge Semi-auto Shotgun 28”,retail $3199
  • FDR-15 Forged Mod 1 Full Build Rifle, retail, $1299

 BBQ lunch tickets will be available for purchase from 11:30-1:30pm with live music from the Decker Prairie Band.

“The fine people at Blackwood have offered to assist in raising money by donating a portion of their daily sales to our cause”, said Gregory Hopper, founder of Back the Brave. “What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than at Blackwood Gun Club raising money for those who protect us day in and day out. God Bless all that help others”.

The foundation was founded by Sugar Land Fire Captain Greg Hopper in 2016. He previously raised awareness in 2015 for Law Enforcement by raising over $65,000 for fallen police officers with the I’ve Got Your Back campaign. With the money raised, Back the Brave will be able to assist and help other families with Line of Duty deaths.

Kids can climb through firetrucks, explore the Montgomery County Hospital District ambulance, and visit with law enforcement officers while learning about the people that protect the community to keep everyone safe.

“Blackwood Gun Club has a mission to balance shooting sports with developing skills, events and community engagement”, said Aaron Bearden, wife of owner Jeff Bearden of the Blackwood Gun Club. “We are in the firearm business because of the community and especially those that serve us daily. Back the Brave is a great event to honor the first responders in our community”..

Vendors with related material specific to first responders are encouraged to email Connie@BalckwoodGunClub for participant information. All fess will be donated to Back the Brave. Join your friends for a fun Saturday with friends from the community Backing the Brave at Blackwood Gun Club located at 11400 FM 2854 in Conroe.

Blackwood Gun Club offers Parent/Child Gun Safety workshops, Sunday Family Fundays, Ladies Basic, Intermediate and Advance Handgun Classes, Church Challenges, and Youth Leagues. Special packages available for birthdays or gender reveal parties that end with a BANG!

Find out more about Back the Brave and Blackwood Gun Club by visiting www.BlackwoodGunClub.com.  Visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BlackwoodGunClub. Call (936) 441-4040 9:00am-6:00pm daily.

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