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U.S. Congressman Tom Rooney to be Featured Guest at Firearms Safety Event Hosted by NSSF, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and USA Shooting

Free Gun Locks and Firearm Safety Information to be Distributed at Event

NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proper and secure storage of firearms is the #1 way to prevent firearms accidents in the home. With this in mind a special media and public event will be held Tuesday, September 24th, at 1:30 p.m., to provide free firearm safety kits (including a gun lock) and information to local residents. Hillsborough County Sheriff's representatives will also demonstrate how to properly install the locks on various firearms.  

WHAT: Project ChildSafe Firearm Safety Event

WHEN: Tuesday, September 24th, 1:30 p.m.

WHO: Featured Guest: U.S. Congressman Tom Rooney
Steve Sanetti, CEO, National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)
Hillsborough County Sheriff Representatives
Dania Vizzi, Florida native and USA Shooting Silver Medalist in the Women's Junior Skeet 2013 World Championships

WHERESun City Chamber of Commerce
1615 Sun City Center Plaza         
Sun City Center, FL  33573

WHY: To generate awareness about firearm safety and proper storage as the number one way to help prevent firearm accidents, theft and misuse and provide resources to help gun owners properly secure their firearms when not in use.

VISUALS: Lock demonstration / safety kit distribution / pledge signing. Speakers will be available immediately after the event for interviews. 

RSVP: To participate in the press event, please RSVP to the following email address:  
[email protected]

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association of the firearms industry and a leading organization working to promote firearm safety in the U.S.

Please note: Attendees should NOT bring personal firearms to the event for lock installation

SOURCE National Shooting Sports Foundation

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