March 19, 2011/ Shepherdsville, KY / – Global Sporting Safaris, Inc. (GSS) is pleased to announce that the ALS Association of Kentucky “Hunt for a Cure” banquet raised over $3,550 to help find a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) through our hunting trip donation program. The “Hunt for a Cure” event was established four years ago by Mitch Ensor (long–time legend in the hunting industry) his family, and colleagues. Mitch understands all too well the effects of ALS. Although his battle with this disease has left him confined to a wheelchair, Mitch has remained an active hunter and advocate for the ALS Association. He combined his love for hunting and the outdoors with his desire to help raise funds for research that may someday lead to a cure. Toni Johnson and Kenny Ball, co-chairs of the 4th annual “Hunt for a Cure” banquet, and a group of selfless volunteers put together another successful event.
Global Sporting Safaris’ Katie Luthy of Sheridan traveled to Shepherdsville, KY, to volunteer at the banquet and donated an Argentina as well as a New Zealand big game hunting safari.
“This was my first experience with the ALS Association,” says Katie Luthy, Global Sporting Safaris consultant. “I cannot express how moving it was to work side-by-side with these dedicated volunteers. These are truly great people supporting an amazing cause. THIS is the very reason GSS developed the hunt donation program. We want to help organizations and volunteers raise money for worthy causes. I look forward to assisting the ALS Association of Kentucky at future events.”
“We have put together three high quality hunting donations that allows Global Sporting Safaris (GSS) to give back to the ‘not for profit’ organizations that help to promote our industry and our passion,” says Rick Kennerknecht, CEO of Global Sporting Safaris.
Global Sporting Safaris (GSS) makes theses donations available to 501c3, 501c4 or 501c6 organizations and there are a limited number of hunting trips available each year. The outfitters in this fundraising program offer 5-Star accommodations, excellent hunting areas, professional staff, exquisite local cuisine and trophy quality animals. We have personally visited each outfitter to assure quality and a positive experience for our clients. Details can be found at www.gssafaris.com/fundraising
At the conclusion of the fundraising event, a GSS hunting consultant will be assigned to each auction winner. Our consultants will work with each winner to ensure that everything goes smoothly both before and after the hunt.
Global Sporting Safaris, Inc.
Casper, Wyoming 82604