May 2015 Newsletter

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President’s Message

We had real good participation on the club cleanup and the We the People Shoot. The range is in good shape and we have had a lot of complements about the improvements. It looks like we are all set for the summer shoots. We have had some participation on the weekly shotgun and .22 shoots. I would like to see more people come. Both of these shoots are held on Thursday nights and get going about 6:00 P.M. The setting is pretty informal and everyone seems to have a good time. We have decided to encourage members that haven’t come out to shoot by letting first time shooters shoot the first week for free (but bring your own ammo). If anyone has questions about the shoots please give me a call. I hope everyone has a good summer. See you at the range.

MINUTES of May 6, 2015 Meeting

Board members present: Gordon Wankier, Rod Cross, Larry Taylor, Ron Weaver, Terry Hansen, Randy Shiosaki, Stuart McKim, Mike Curnutt, and Chris Jenneiahn.

The meeting was opened at 7 PM by president Wankier who had new members introduce themselves.

We had a Thank You note from the We the People group thanking us for the amount we raised to help them this year.

Kelle Johnson, former vice president was presented with a jacket in appreciation for his years on the board.

Rod Cross commented on the cost of the web site. We are presently paying $540 a year. This could possibly go up in the near future. A comment from a member stated he thought the cost was not out of line. We will keep it as it is for now.

A problem on the range occurred recently with children shooting alone. Our safety rules state that no person under 18 should be alone, but accompanied by an adult. That means that if you bring a youngster to the range, you are to be with them on the same range.

A comment was also made about the .22 range, recognizing that we need to extend the berm.

Shotgun shooters set up the range last week. We will have trap and sporting clays for the time being. If enough interest is generated, the 5 stand will be set up and a mini course of sporting clays also set up. A reminder that the cost for a round of trap will still be $5, and a round of 50 for sporting clays will be $12. Cards for 10 rounds of trap will cost $40, and $50 for a card for sporting clays. We need to purchase 2 additional batteries.

The board wanted the membership to know that we had a problem with our well recently. We will eventually need to install a new pump. The board will meet after the general meeting tonight to discuss this matter.

Gordon informed everyone that he will be helping with girls’ softball for the next three months, so will miss the meetings.

Craig Gates, our district NEA representative, encouraged all members to attend the May 30thNRA banquet to be held at the Red Lion.

Chuck McAbery reported that .22 rifle silhouette shooting will start next Thursday . There will be a 12 week league starting which will be free for club members and $5 for non members.


 June 3rd

Monthly Meeting – 7pm @ the Club House

June 20th

BPCR Silhouette Match, 7 am, Upper Range(lower closed)

June 13th

Hunters Education – 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM – Club House and Pistol Range in use