on Oct 19, 2012 11:32 AM • Views 5338

Stop by the Wildlife Commission's State Fair exhibit and get the collectible wildlife diversity T-shirt, available in adult sizes ($15) and youth sizes ($12).

Media Contact: Russell Wong

RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2012) — Prompted by requests from people unable to attend the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Neuse Sport Shop announced today an agreement to expand sales of a new wildlife diversity T-shirt from the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh to Neuse Sport Shop’s store in Kinston as well as its online store, www.nssnc.com.

The T-shirt’s front features the smallmouth bass art from this year’s State Fair button leaping across the agency’s wildlife logo, while the back features all32 previous State Fair buttons dating back to the original squirrel button in1981.

T-shirts are available in youth and adult sizes. Prices are $12 for youth shirts, $15 for adult shirts.

Fabrication of the T-shirts was paid entirely by Neuse Sport Shop. The initial set of 700 T-shirts donated to the Wildlife Commission are being sold at the Commission’s State Fair tent, where all proceeds from T-shirts sold at the fairgrounds are funding the Commission’s Wildlife Diversity Program. Sales of additional T-shirts by Neuse Sport Shops will generate revenue for wildlife diversity based on five percent of gross T-shirt sales.

The wildlife diversity T-shirt is for sale Oct. 12-21 at the Wildlife Commission’s tent at the N.C. State Fair located at 1025 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. General fair information is available online at www.ncstatefair.org.The Wildlife Commission’s exhibit is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Additional wildlife diversity T-shirts are for sale at Neuse Sport Shop located at 225 East New Bern Road in Kinston. Or order online at www.nssnc.com.