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Brotherhood Outdoors Features Wisconsin Youth Turkey Hunt
Nashville, TN—Tune it at 8 p.m. (E/P) on Thursday, July 12 for a special edition of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) award-winning hunting and fishing TV Show, Brotherhood Outdoors.
This week’s episode will feature a coveted Wisconsin youth turkey hunt hosted by Jim Mills, a field representative for the Wisconsin State Employees Union (AFSCME Council 24) and lead instructor for the Neillsville Hunter Education Program. Brotherhood Outdoors host Tom Ackerman also gets in the mix as both men help educate and excite a future generation of American sportsmen during their national TV debut.
A staple in Sportsman Channel’s ‘Made in America’ programming, Brotherhood Outdoors puts American workers in the spotlight, taking viewers into their homes and communities, on their job sites and into the wilderness for exciting hunting and fishing adventures across North America. Guests on the series have the opportunity take part in an outfitted North American adventure or to act as a guide, inviting the show’s host to their favorite hunting or fishing locations.
The exclusive network of Brotherhood Outdoors and the USA, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen and women in the United States.
“With 22 new series and 70 new episodes featuring the American sportsman, Sportsman Channel is the perfect fit for Brotherhood Outdoors,” said USA Executive Director Fred Myers. “Partnering with Sportsman Channel allows us to honor some of the hardest working men and women in the country by showcasing their enthusiasm for hunting, fishing and conservation on national TV.”
Presented by Bank of Labor, Brotherhood Outdoors is also sponsored by the following union and contractor partners: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, National Electrical Contractors Association, International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers and United Association/International Training Fund.
For more information about Brotherhood Outdoors, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance or Sportsman Channel, visit http://www.BrotherhoodOutdoors.tv.
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About the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance:
The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) is a union-dedicated outdoor organization whose members hunt, fish, shoot and volunteer their skills for conservation. The USA is uniting the Union community to expand and improve hunting and fishing access and wildlife habitat throughout North America. For more information, visit http://www.unionsportsmen.org or http://www.facebook.com/unionsportsmen.
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel reaches 31 million U.S. television households and is available in HD, visit http://sportsmanhd.com for more information. Visit http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (http://www.twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl) and Like on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/sportsmanchannel
Retired Local 361 Iron Worker and longtime Union Sportsmen’s Alliance member John Sferazo was honored for his extraordinary contributions to conservation at the Field & Stream Heroes of Conservation gala on October 4 in Washington, D.C.
Union Sportsmen Dine for Conservation in Dallas
Three hundred union sportsmen, contractors, leaders and special guests from the Lone Star State dined in the name of conservation during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s inaugural Dallas Area Conservation Dinner held during National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 22.
Union Volunteers Inspire MN Youth at Outdoor Events
Nearly 150 union members, shooting enthusiasts and other guests—including Roofers President Kinsey Robinson, Governor Mark Dayton and Attorney General Lori Swanson—teamed up to support conservation at the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) 2nd Annual Roofers International Twin Cities Sporting Clays Shoot and Get Youth Outdoors Day on September 15 and 16 at Wild Marsh Sporting Clays in Clear Lake.
Union Volunteers Put Finishing Touches on Conservation Education Center
As part of a Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Boots on the Ground project, volunteers from Painters District Council No. 30 helped put the finishing touches on a new facility that will host youth educational programs at the Torstenson Family Youth Conservation Education Center.
MEDIA ALERT | Twin Cities Events Aim to Pass on America’s Outdoor Heritage
The Union Sportsmen's Alliance and the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers are teaming up to help raise imperative funding to support the USA's conservation mission and a special Boots on the Ground conservation project directed at instilling a love of the great outdoors in Minnesota's youth.
USA Welcomes Bricklayers as Charter Union
The International Association of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers (BAC) has signed on as the USA’s newest charter union, joining the ranks of the AFL-CIO and 10 of its affiliate unions, and offering all active and retired BAC members a no-cost USA membership.