NASCAR legend brings broad appeal and attention to NHF Day mission
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –-(Ammoland.com)- National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) announces Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as this year’s honorary chair. NHF Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich tradition of fishing and hunting with national, state, regional and local organizations hosting fishing- and hunting-related events. The annual celebration is set for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.
Earnhardt Jr. began his racing career in 1999 and amassed 26 victories, including two Daytona 500 crowns and two championships, before retiring from driving last year. The third generation NASCAR driver is one of the sport’s most beloved drivers, as race fans selected him a record 15 consecutive times as NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver. Earnhardt Jr. is also an active contributor to youth-orientated charities and non-profit organizations.
“While Dale Jr. is best known for his success on the track, his widespread popularity and down-to-earth charm make him a great ambassador for National Hunting and Fishing Day,” said Misty Mitchell, director of Conservation Programs for Wonders of Wildlife. “Our goal is to bring as much attention to the …Read the Rest