Local Gay Rodeo Association Awarded Tax-Exempt Status

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Nashville’s Smoky Mountain Rodeo Association (SMRA) has been awarded 501(c)3 non-profit status by the Internal Revenue Service. The 501(c)3 status indicates that an independent government agency considers SMRA a bona fide non-profit organization.
 
SMRA is an all-volunteer, non-profit that promotes education and enjoyment of the western lifestyle <http://www.smra.net/education.asp>  and the production of fundraising events with the commitment to raise funds for charitable organizations within our community.  Since its inception, SMRA has raised and distributed funds for organizations that care for and seek cures for those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as Children’s Services, Animal Welfare, and other organizations that focus on social issues within our society as a whole.