Boyds Gunstocks Honored by Outstanding Large Private Employer Award


Boyds Gunstocks Honored by Outstanding Large Private Employer Award

In the tumultuous times of coronavirus, quarantine, and the hairy year that 2020 has panned out to be it is more difficult than ever to run a business. Even more so in the hot-button industry of firearms. That is why it is fantastic to see certain companies still making positive waves in their communities and states. Boyds Gunstocks was recently honored in their home state of South Dakota with an Outstanding Large Private Employer Award from Governor Kristi Noem. The complete Press Release can be read below:

“MITCHELL, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Statewide Independent Living Council accepted nominations to recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to improving employment opportunities and independent living for people with disabilities.

September 15, 2020 Gov. Kristi Noem will recognize awarded businesses at the 2020 Governor’s Awards ceremony starting at 11 a.m. CDT.  The event will be held at the Capitol Rotunda inside the South Dakota State Capitol Building located in Pierre.

Gov. Noem will present awards to the following 2020 recipients:

  • Kendra Gottsleben of Sioux Falls – Outstanding Individual with a Disability
  • Chris Peterson of Ft. Pierre – Outstanding Employee with a Disability
  • The Fox Stop of Yankton – Outstanding Private Employer (Small Employer)
  • Boyds Gunstock Industries of Mitchell – Outstanding Private Employer (Large Employer)
  • Mitchell School District – Food Service Department of Mitchell – Outstanding Employer (Other)
  • Karen Schmeiser of Aberdeen – Outstanding Transition Services
  • Eugene “Gene” Murphy of Sioux Falls – Distinguished Service

Boyds Gunstocks est. 1981 is located in Mitchell, South Dakota, and delivers gunstocks worldwide.  With over 100 employees, Boyds dominates the aftermarket wood gunstock industry providing the largest selection of gunstocks to hundreds of gun brands and thousands of gun models worldwide. Products can be purchased through dealers or directly from Boyds

Boyds Gunstocks is known for making some superb aftermarket stocks for hunters, target shooters, manufacturers, and weekend warriors alike. It is great to see them getting some acknowledgment for their contributions to their home state of South Dakota. Do you happen to own a Boyds stock? Let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.

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