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Kevin Comiskey Named HSCF 2024 Frank E. Green Award Winner

  (Houston, TX- January 23, 2024) – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is proud to announce Kevin Comiskey as the recipient of the 2024 HSCF Frank Green Award.    The Frank E. Green Award of Commitment recognizes those extraordinary members of Houston Safari Club Foundation who have given tremendous time and effort for the enhancement and betterment of HSCF and its members. This prestigious award recognizes those individuals who have continuously given of themselves for the betterment of Houston Safari Club Foundation, over a period exceeding three years. “I am truly honored to be this year’s Frank Green Award recipient. To be recognized by my peers and the Houston Safari Club Foundation’s past presidents is an honor I will always treasure. Thank you to the Houston Safari Club Foundation for providing a platform to establish invaluable relationships, experience unforgettable adventures and contribute to such important and meaningful causes,” stated Kevin.

HSCF AWARDS GRANT TO COASTAL PRAIRIE CONSERVANCY

(Houston, TX- January 22, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) has awarded a grant in the amount of $5000.00 to the Coastal Prairie Conservancy. The Coastal Prairie Conservancy (formerly the Katy Prairie Conservancy) was formed in 1992 to conserve the coastal prairie for people and wildlife before it disappears. They are a nationally accredited 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Houston, Texas, and a trusted leader in local land protection. They are also one of the largest local land conservation organizations, by acreage, in southeast Texas, protecting over 30,000 acres of coastal prairie. “We are immensely grateful to the Houston Safari Club Foundation for the generous grant supporting CPC’s restoration and enhancement of the Katy Prairie Preserve. This impactful gift goes beyond conservation – it’s a commitment to creating thriving habitats for wildlife, helping improve air and water quality, and ensuring that the beauty of nature is accessible to all. Together,

Craig Phillips Awarded 2024 HSCF Outstanding Achievement in Hunting Award

(Houston, TX- January 18, 2024) – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is proud to announce Craig Phillips as the recipient of the 2024 HSCF Outstanding Achievement in Hunting Award.    The purpose of this award is to recognize an HSCF member for outstanding achievements in big game hunting. The applicant must have taken at least seventy-five species across four continents, must be of good character, and have a known ethical hunting standard. Applicants are judged on hunting accomplishments including number of hunts, quality of species and difficulty of hunts. Applicants are also considered based on their support of and involvement with HSCF including, but not limited to, membership history, support of HSCF and HSCF programs, active involvement in HSCF and support of HSCF’s mission statement. Candidates must also demonstrate a history of actions in support of the advancement of hunting, conservation and education. A lifetime outdoorsman, Craig has hunted on

This Week On “Hunting Matters”: James Lofton, HSCF Board Member and 2024 HSCF Convention Chairperson

 (Houston, TX- January 11, 2023) This week “Hunting Matters” welcomes HSCF board member James Lofton, who is also serving as the 2024 HSCF Convention Chairperson. James will be discussing the 2024 HSCF Convention, his time on the HSCF Board of Directors and his passion for volunteering. James Lofton has spent the last 25 years as an ambassador for the hunting and shooting sports. In addition to being a member of HSC, he is a Benefactor Member of the NRA, a Life Member of the North American Hunting Club as well as a member of the Congressional Sportsman Foundation and Gun Owners of America, among others. He has a passion for introducing new hunters to our sport and preserving our hunting and gun rights. James is eager to put his skills and passion to work for the HSCF. James has a history of volunteering and leading charity events and groups. He

Tom Miranda Awarded HSCF 2024 Byron G. Sadler International Bowhunting Award

(Houston, TX- January 8, 2024) – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce Tom Miranda is the recipient of the 2024 Byron G. Sadler International Bowhunting Award. The HSCF Byron G. Sadler International Bowhunting Award recognizes outstanding achievement in international bowhunting. Applicants for the award must have taken at least forty-five species across five continents with a bow, must be of good character and have a known ethical hunting standard. Tom Miranda is a television producer, host, trapper and adventure bowhunter. Miranda began making hunting videos and by 1992 had his own adventure TV series on ESPN. Self-taught in TV production, Miranda would hire a freelance cinematographer to tape his adventures then write, produce and edit the programs himself. Tom soon became known on ESPN as the crazy bowhunter who would do anything as his adventure show featured adrenaline stunts like sky diving, bull riding and bungie jumping….

RC Cartridges Announced as HSCF Corporate Partner

(Houston, TX- January 4, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce a partnership with their newest corporate sponsor, RC Cartridges. RC Cartridges is the “Official Shotgun Shell of Houston Safari Club Foundation”. RC cartridges are well known among the top echelons of clay target competitors and in many countries around the world, with an enviable record of successes over the years. “All of us are beyond excited to partner with HSCF. HSCF has done incredible work in both the field and on the range and we are excited to be a part of that lasting legacy,” stated Dakotah Richardson, RC Cartridges National Sales Manager. “Through their support and alliance with HSCF, Dakotah and RC Cartridges demonstrate their commitment to hunting, conservation, and education and speaks volumes about their desire to support the future of hunting and shooting sports,” states Joe Betar, Executive Director, Houston Safari Club Foundation.
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.