Rep. Pitts To Speak At AKTI BLADE Show Meeting

South Carolina Representative MIKE PITTS will speak at the American Knife & Tool Institute’s Legislative Update Meeting during the BLADE Show ( June 8-10 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.

    The AKTI meeting will be show Sunday, June 10, at 10 a.m. in Room 103.

    Rep. Pitts’ talk is entitled “How to communicate with your State Legislators” and will explain how to effectively convey your concerns to state representatives to ensure they are heard and taken seriously.

    Rep. Pitts has represented District 14 in the South Carolina House of Representatives since 2002 and recently introduced legislation ensuring consistency in the state’s knife and firearms regulations. An avid sportsman and former police officer, Rep. Pitts serves as president of the Executive Council of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC). The Executive Council plays a critical role in protecting hunting and fishing rights and preserving our conservation heritage.

    During the show, attendees are encouraged to stop by AKTI booth #162 to discuss knife issues with AKTI board members, and to receive a free gift. Rep. Pitts will be available at the booth from 2-to-4 p.m. on show Saturday.


    For more information about the meeting and AKTI, contact

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