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Home Press Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame Banquet 2009 - by TomCat Tommy Garner
Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame Banquet 2009 - by TomCat Tommy Garner

FEB 19, 2009 SPRINGVILLE, TENN.     This morning Garry Mason, Founder and Executive Director of the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame announced that the 2009 Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is scheduled for August 22, 2009 at the Sheraton Music City in Nashville, Tennessee. 

This is a change from the past as the banquet is scheduled for a Saturday afternoon where it has always been held on a Friday evening  The Meet and Greet, will be at 3:00P.M. and the meal seating will begin at 4 P.M. 

The First Lady of Hunting Brenda Valentine will be the Guest Speaker for this year's event.  Ms. Valentine was the first lady inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame and is a great ambassador for the outdoor sports, helping other ladies children get involved with hunting and outdoor recreation. 

 Mr. B.A.S.S. himself, Ray Scott will be the Guest of Honor.  Mr. Scott is a Legends inductee, and has attended and participated in several of the Legends events in the past.  The list of inductees for 2009 is not complete at of the date of this press release, but as soon as possible, Mason will make the announcement of the inductees for this year in a separate release. 

Mason emphasizes the fact that the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is open to the public, giving individuals the opportunity to meet many present and former inductees of the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame and a host of outdoor and country music celebrities during the Meet and Greet portion of the event and to witness some of these outdoor icons being honored by their peers. 

One of this year's guest speakers will again be Dana Bowman, one of the greatest motivational speakers in America.  Bowman is a double amputee who has parachuted  thousands of times from an airplane since losing both legs in a tragic parachuting demonstration where his jumping partner was killed.  He is the only double amputee who has re-enlisted in the Army after losing both legs. 

The National Wild Turkey Federation will be honored with a presentation of the American Outdoors Organization of the year award in this year's banquet 

For more information go to the Legends website at www.legendsoftheoutdoors.com, or contact Garry Mason at 731-539-0171 office, 731-639-7770 cell.

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