Corporate Responsibilty

“As we grew-up, our parents instilled into Kathy and I that ‘To those who have been given much, much is expected,'”  said Peter Bocker, President of PKAT Arms, Newport’s Gun Shop. In other words, “it is better to give than to receive.”  Although PKAT Arms is only a small, family run business, we believe that we need to give back to our community. That being said, below are the different organizations that PKAT Arms support. Please click on to the links to these charities, and if you feel as strongly about them as Kathy and I, please feel free to give as well.

Peter E. Bocker                                                                                                       President, PKAT Arms

Blue Knights The Blue Knights® International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, is a non-profit fraternal organization consisting of active and retired law enforcement officers who enjoy riding motorcycles. In the Spring of 1974, several law enforcement officers* from the Bangor, Maine (USA) area met and formed a small, local motorcycle club.
Community Baptist Church Community Baptist Church is an independent fundamental Bible believing church that preaches the Word of God without bias or compromise.
Nation School Safety Collaboratory The National School Safety Collaboratory provides state-of-the-art risk management tools to schools.  Those tools are called School and CampusTQ.
NC Troopers  Association The North Carolina Trooper’s Association was founded in 1977.
Why do we need a North Carolina Troopers Association?
We’re here:

  • To advance the principles of proper law enforcement and support the continuing betterment of criminal
    justice in the state of North Carolina and the United States of America;
  • To actively support legislation that improves law enforcement and to provide information to the
    membership on legislation that is related to or affects them as members;
  • To actively seek legislation that will benefit and enhance members during their tenure with the North
    Carolina State Highway Patrol and when they retire;
  • To establish liaison with the Colonel of the Highway Patrol and his administrative staff, keeping
    lines of communication always open for positive discussion on matters relating to association members
    or association business.
  • To advise members, when asked, about problems they might encounter;
  • To see that all laws protecting its members are upheld;
  • To seek new members in order to strengthen NCTA’s position as advocates for the largest possible
    number of NC Troopers.
Newport Rotary  Newport NC USA Business and Community Leaders “doing good” in our community and beyond. Rotary is the world’s oldest and most prestigious service organization with over 1.2 Million Rotarians worldwide.
Newport VFW #8986  Welcome to the My VFW North Carolina Network.
This is the home site of Newport Post 8986
Ride of Warriors Event to honor our wounded soldiers, current military, and first responders.
The Miriam Treasures We sell gently used and refurbished furniture, crafts (from local people), home decor, and other miscellaneous items.
 Newport Youth Shooting Sport Introducing young people to the pleasures and responsibilities of shooting is our most important task in ensuring that our shooting and hunting traditions remain intact.
 Marine Corps League Cherry Point Det 1067 Incorporated by an act of Congress in 1937, the Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.

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