The Boot Campaign is a 501c3 non-profit military appreciation and veteran awareness campaign based in Texas.  Launched in 2009 by a group of women known as The Boot Girls, the Boot Campaign’s mission is to express gratitude to the troops, spread awareness of the needs of military personnel and support their transition home.  Through the sale of signature military combat boots, the Boot Campaign donates proceeds to a group of partner charities that work directly with military personnel, past and present, healing from a variety of physical and emotional combat wounds, embodying the campaign motto that, „When They Come Back, We Give Back“. The Store Manager of each store and Gander Mountain corporate representatives will be available for interviews at each store’s Ribbon Cutting ceremony. SEMINARS: Many seminars, from Goose Calling to Fall Fishing, are scheduled for Game Days. Highlighted seminars at these stores include: Dog Training, led by Dan Mar September 9 at 6:30 p.m., Gander Mountain Minnetonka September 14 at 7:00 p.m., Canada Goose i sverige Gander Mountain Maple Grove Dan Mar has trained and campaigned field dogs throughout the United States and Canada for 25 years.

Dan will show you the best training techniques from puppy to finished gun dog. Hunting Whitetail, led by Todd Amenrud September 20 at 1:00 p.m., Gander Mountain Roseville Todd Amenrud is a full time outdoor sportsman whose job keeps him in the woods or on the water much of the year. Todd will share his knowledge of scents, scent elimination, choosing stand sites, scouting calling and other tricks of the trade which make him one of the Upper Midwest’s most recognized hunting resources. Waterfowl, led by Pete Carleson September 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m., Gander Mountain Woodbury Pete Carleson is the owner of Ultimate Bird Outfitters which features waterfowl hunting. Canada Goose i sverige Pete has hunted waterfowl for many years and is also a competitive caller. Pete will emphasize waterfowl calling and decoy placement. Goose Hunting, led by Mike Dukart September 13 at 12:00 noon, Gander Mountain Rochester Mike Dukart is a local goose guide and the President and founder of the Illusion Goose Calls. Mike will teach you how to talk the goose language. A full schedule of Gander Mountain Game Days seminars is available at each store. For details on seminars, contact the stores directly.

Gander Mountain, which was purchased earlier this year by Minnesota-based Holiday Companies, is positioning for growth by increasing its presence in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota markets with four new stores. The new stores, which have been converted from Burger Brothers Outdoor Outfitters stores, have been renovated both inside and out to resemble other Gander Mountain stores, with signature waterfalls, tin roofs, signage and flooring. With these four new stores, Gander Mountain has 21 retail stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. There are seven stores in Minnesota, including one in Maple Grove since September, 1995. Canada Goose i sverige  Burger Brothers, also owned by Holiday Companies, has consolidated its business at one store in Bloomington. Gander Mountain plans to expand to 40 to 50 stores within the next three to five years. Attendees at store introductions and „Game Days“ events September 11 through 20 can register to win a Polaris 300 ATV, $500 shopping sprees, a fishing trip, tree stands, decoys, bows, and other prizes.