Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, recently received the Life of Liberty Leadership Award presented by NRA Executive Director of Operations Kyle Weaver and NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre at the Stand and Fight Rally during the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings.
“I’m very honored to accept this award from the NRA,” said Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “On behalf of our Employees and our Customers, we look forward to continuing our support of the foremost protector of the 2nd Amendment, the National Rifle Association.”
The Life of Liberty Leadership Award was presented for the Potterfield’s continuing leadership in the development of programs that support the 2nd Amendment. Larry was also presented with a beautiful Winchester 1873 rifle, more commonly known as “The Gun That Won The West,” professionally restored by Turnbull Manufacturing of New York.
Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (www.midwayusa.com). They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team. For over 36 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.