LARAMIE, WY- Giving back to the community has always been a high priority for Kennon Products, Inc. (Kennon). Located in Sheridan, Wyo., Kennon is a multifaceted company that designs and manufactures products to protect high value assets for several different industries. Kennon continues to show dedication to its community by sponsoring the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt, to be held October 10-13 near Sheridan, Wyo.
In addition to developing a wide variety of industry-leading products, Kennon proudly says, “The foundation of our business is developing solid working relationships with those who share our passion in addressing the critical needs for protecting high value assets.” Like the Wyoming Women’s Foundation, which hosts the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt, Kennon knows the most valuable asset of all – life.
Although Kennon offers services and supplies product internationally, community involvement and local contributions are an important part of the company culture. Kennon staff provides over 2,600 hours of volunteer time annually. Additionally, the company will match employee donations to non-profits. Sponsoring events like the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt aligns with Kennon’s vision and mission.
“We are proud to have Kennon as a new sponsor this year at the hunt,” says Rebekah Smith, Wyoming Women’s Foundation Director. “It is exciting to have another local, Sheridan company that is invested in its community take an interest in our event. Their sponsorship enables us to help more women find mentoring opportunities through hunting and to invest in our mission of economic self-sufficiency for Wyoming families.”
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This year’s hunt will be held Oct. 10-13, 2019 and will bring together more than 40 female hunters from across the nation at the Ranch at Ucross in northeast Wyoming for a weekend of hunting, learning, mentorship and camaraderie, as well as raising funds and awareness for the Wyoming Women’s Foundation.
Please visit the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt webpage at wyomingwomensantelopehunt.org for more information on sponsorship and individual participation, including scholarships. Based on its level of contribution, each sponsor has the opportunity to invite women to hunt at the event. The foundation is also seeking dinner sponsors and in-kind donations for its fundraising auction dinner on Friday, Oct. 11.
About the Wyoming Women’s Foundation
The Wyoming Women’s Foundation is a priority fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation, which granted out over $8 million to nonprofits across the state in 2018. The Women’s Foundation builds on a permanent endowment that will ensure funding to enhance the lives of women and girls in Wyoming for generations to come. It makes grants to organizations that help Wyoming women and girls attain economic self-sufficiency, creates statewide awareness of the barriers to economic self-sufficiency, and supports systems change to eliminate those barriers. Since its inception in 1999, the foundation has invested more than $925,000 into over 100 organizations reaching all corners of the state. Learn more at www.wywf.org.