2006 Marion P. Hammer Women Of Distinction Award Winner
NRA honors Peggy Bodner of Montague, New Jersey
At its 135th Annual Meetings, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 19-21, the National Rifle Association honored Peggy Bodner of Montague, NJ, for her outstanding contributions to defending the Second Amendment, leading shooting education programs, and advancing the goals of NRA. For her accomplishments, Bodner was selected to receive a Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award.
During the presentation of the award, NRA Board member Susan Howard said, "Peggy has been the driving force behind women's shooting events in New Jersey that have introduced almost 3,000 ladies to the shooting sports."
Peggy Bodner works extensively with the 25,000-member Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs to bring firearm training to residents of that state. She conducts numerous training events such as women's clinics, NRA YouthFests, Minorities Day at the Range, and JROTC and Scouting shooting activities. An NRA Endowment Member, she is also a member of the Second Amendment Sisters, and a life member of the Gun Owners of America, the Law Enforcement Alliance of America, the Citizens' Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and the Second Amendment Foundation.