Irish Setter Hunting Boots Donate Over $10,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Irish Setter Ladyhawk #3887

RED WING, MN (October 2010) — Irish Setter boots, a division of Red Wing Shoe Company, is donating over $10,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for the second year in a row. The donation is part of a year-round program developed by Irish Setter in 2008. Irish Setter donates a percent of each Ladyhawk women’s hunting boot purchase to TBCRF.

The boots not only benefit a worthy cause – they also aim to improve the fit, comfort and performance of the sportswoman with its unique design and fit. While most women’s hunting boots are nothing more than modified men’s boots, the Irish Setter Ladyhawks have been specifically created for women. Irish Setter developed a last that is shaped and detailed to provide superior fit for women. From a lower volume heel cup, to adjusted arch support to a more accommodating collar, the detail in these boots is geared toward higher performance and comfort for women.

The Irish Setter Ladyhawk series includes the Ladyhawk #3886 7” hunting boot featuring 600 grams of Thinsulate Ultra insulation and brown on brown leather/nylon uppers. The Ladyhawk #3887 contains 1000 grams of Thinsulate Ultra insulation in a 7” Mossy Oak Break Up Camo/Brown leather package. The  Ladyhawk #2887 is a 15” knee boot featuring 1000 grams of Thinsulate Ultra insulation, Realtree All-Purpose camo, ScentBan, easy on/off side zipper and Ultra Dry waterproof construction.The camo versions include a camo-wrapped EVA midsole. The boots are available in women’s sizes Medium 5-11. Starting at $109, the  Ladyhawk styles are available now at local retailers and online retailers like Cabelas.com and BassPro.com Visitwww.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you.

“Irish Setter’s Ladyhawk line has been a great success. We added this new knee boot to give women more options,” explained Irish Setter Marketing Manager Mark Dinndorf.

According to the US Fish & Wildlife’s 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1.2 million women in the United States participate in hunting. Nine percent of the US hunters are women.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of the Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. that includes a full line of performance hunting boots, fishing shoes and outdoor casuals. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to provide customers the best quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit http://www.irishsetterboots.com. Irish Setter. The Hunt Never Ends.

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