Have you read the proposal to Restate and Amend the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws? Have you filled out youâ€™re Ballot and sent it in?
This document that will insure that SLSA will maintain its nonprofit status and allow the Board to properly govern the club. The present bylaws are outdated and some of the changes that were made in the past were not done properly. The governing documents contain many changes, they do not change the rights or our members to use SLSAâ€™s ranges and facilities.
If you have any questions you can contact the Board by email or leave a message on the club phone and a Board member will contact you.
Membership renewals will be mailed out around the middle of November, there are 2 pages that need to be filled out and returned with your check.
We are selling raffle tickets to help sponsor our junior shoot programs. First place is a Weatherby Vanguard Back Country Rifle in .308 caliber. Second place is a Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic Rifle in .223 caliber. The drawing will take place on January 5, 2016 at our general meeting, you do not need to be present to win. We also would like to thank Weatherby for their support and generosity.
Tickets are $10.00 each and are available from a Board member or you can contact the Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL RANGES ARE CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING DAY AND CHRISTMAS DAY!
ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2016
At the October 6th general meeting we had the nomination of officers for 2016. Nominated were: President â€“ Keith Baker, Vice-President â€“ Nick Mosich, Executive Officer â€“ Butch Phillips, Secretary â€“ John Silva, Treasurer â€“ Linda Lee, Member-at-Large â€“ Danny Breen, Member-at-Large Ken Weaver, Trap Director â€“ Fred Weinstein, Skeet Director â€“ Jerry Dillard, Rifle and Pistol Director â€“ Gary Grabowsky, and Junior Rifle Director â€“ Jay DeCou.
All officers were unopposed and at the November 3rd general meeting they were voted into office for the 2016 year.
At the October Varmint Shoot Bob Sweet shot a perfect score of 200-5X. According to Dennis Gray this has only been accomplished a few times. Good shooting Bob!
Our annual Turkey shoot is coming up this month, we will have a work party on Saturday November 21st to clean up and do some improvements. We will start at 9:00 am, contact a committee chairman to find out what needs to be done. The Turkey shoot will be held on Sunday November 22nd starting at 9:00 am, come out and support your club and win a turkey.
RANGE TIME CHANGE
The Rifle and Pistol â€˜end of shootingâ€™ time has been changed, the lights and horn are set to come on at 4:30 pm.
There are range rules posted at both the rifle and pistol ranges. Please read these rules at the ranges and abide by them, they are in place for your safety and everyone at the range.
Have fun and shoot straight
Black powder: Matches are held on the first Sunday of the month starting at 9:00 am. At the November 1st match we had 14 rifle shooters and 8 pistol shooters, Dennis Gray was first in rifle, Good Gary was second and Ron Prescott third. In the pistol match Bad Gary was first, Good Gary second and Len Ward third.
Junior Rifle: Jay DeCou- Junior Rifle is a year-long program thatâ€™s starts in July and meets on third Saturday a month. We have just begun our next annual session.
Varmint Rifle: Dennis Gray- Matches are held the first Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m. with signups at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $5.00 and we use .22 long rifles. You shoot against like rifles. We have loaner sandbags and spotting scopes.
At the October 1st match
Scope Heavy: 1st place- Bob Sweet 200-5X (Perfect Score), 2nd-Steve Havel 197, 3rd- Nick Mosich 196-1X
Peep Heavy: 1st place- Allan Baillie 194-3X
Sportier Scope: 1st place - Bad Gary 189-3X, 2nd- Jerry Dillard 185-6X, 3rd- Dan Pritchard 169
Sportier Iron: 1st place- Dave Boal 175, 2nd James Wiley 172, 3rd Good Gary
Trap: Fred Weinstein- Trap is open on Sundays from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
Skeet: Jerry Dillard- We are open for practice on Wednesday evening 5:00pm till 9:00pm and Sunday morning 9:00am to 1:00pm.
On Saturday December 12th we are going to have a Club Fun Shoot, start time is 9:00 am. We are going to shoot 50 trap targets from the 16 yard line, 50 trap targets from the 22 yard line and 50 targets from skeet. Cost is $25.00 for the event with awards going out to the top 3 scores.
Tactical Pistol: Chris Baker- Our matches are held on the fourth Saturday of the month, with a walk through and new shooter orientation at 8:30 am and the match starts at 9:00 am. The matches are based on USPSA style pistol shooting.
Archery: Mike Hardy- On the second Saturday of the month we have a beginner archery class. The class runs from 9:00am to 10:30am, we have had to hold some of the classes on other Saturdays due to schedule conflicts so check the club calendar. Anyone interested can come out and we will teach them how to shoot a bow. We have youth bows and are in the process of purchasing more youth bows due to the overwhelming interest in archery.
Junior Shotgun: Keith Baker- Our youth shotgun class meets on Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. We cover Safe Gun Handling, gun fit, trap etiquette, and trap leads on targets. Cost is $35 per child or $70 maximum per family per session. This program is partially sponsored by the NRA through grants. Our fall session is in full swing and we have some new students that are doing very well. We also have returning students that are continuing to progress. For more information contact Keith Baker at 441-8077.
Money Shoot: Dale Vogt- On the 4th Wednesday of the month starting at 6:00pm we have a trap money shoot. You shoot 25 targets from the 16 yard line and 25 targets from a handicap yardage, if you break all 50 targets you get half of the money in the kitty.
HIGH POWER RIFLE: Duard Danielson- In October we held a Garand Clinic, there were 2 individuals that attended the clinic and both had a good time and are interested in our High Power program.
01 - Daylight Savings Time
01 - Women in the Outdoors Meeting @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Club House 01 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range 03 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House (election of officers for 2015) 05 - Junior Shotgun Program @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm Club House - Trap Field (Archery closed) 07 - Varmint Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range 07 - Native Sons of the Golden West Trap Shoot @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Trap Field 07- Spartan Training @ 8:00-5:00 pm Tactical Shotgun Basic Course - Club House & LE Range
08- Spartan Training @ 8:00-5:00 pm Tactical Shotgun Basic Course - LE Range & Club House after 2:00 pm 12 - Junior Shotgun Program @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm Club House - Trap Field (Archery closed) 14 - High Power Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range 14 - Woodchuck Archery Training for Beginners @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am Archery Range 15- Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range 17 - Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House 19 - Junior Shotgun Program @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm Club House - Trap Field (Archery closed) 21 - Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range 21 - Work Party - Clean up for Turkey Shoot - 9:00 am
22 - Turkey Shoot - 9:00 am - Open to the Public 25 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field 26 - Thanksgiving Day ALL Ranges Closed 27 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range 28 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range
01 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm 03 - Junior Shotgun Program @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm Club House - Trap Field (Archery closed) 05 - Varmint Rifle @ 12:00 pm - Rifle Range 05- Woodchuck Archery Training for Beginners @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am Archery Range 05 - Spartan Training @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Basic Carbine Course - LE Range - Club House
06 - Spartan Training @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Basic Carbine Course - LE Range - Club House after 2:00 pm 06 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am Rifle Range 10 - Junior Shotgun Program @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm Club House - Trap Field (Archery closed) 12 - Club Trap & Skeet Fun Shoot @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Club House - Trap & Skeet Fields - Archery Range Closed 12 - High Power Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range 15- Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House
19 - Work Party - Clean up for Turkey Shoot - 9:00 am
20 - Turkey Shoot - 9:00 am - Open to the Public 23 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field 25 - CHRISTMAS ALL RANGES CLOSED
02 - Varmint Rifle @ 11:00 am - Rifle Range
03 - Black Powder @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range
05 - General Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House 09 - High Power Rifle @ 9:00 am - Rifle Range 09- Woodchuck Archery Training for Beginners @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am Archery Range 11 - Hunter Safety @ 6:30 pm - Club House
12 - Hunter Safety @ 6:30 pm - Club House
14 - Hunter Safety @ 6:30 pm - Club House 16 - Hunter Safety @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Club House - Skeet Field - Rifle Range (Rifle and Pistol Ranges Closed Until 12:00 pm) 20- Junior Rifle @ 9:00 - 1:00 pm - LE Range
17 - Cerro Alto 4-H @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - LE Range 20 - Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm - Club House 22 - Tactical Pistol Setup @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm LE Range 23 - Tactical Pistol Match @ 8:00 am signup LE Range 27 - Trap Money Shoot @ 6:00 pm Club House - Trap Field 30 - Woodchuck Archery Shoot @ 9:00 am Archery Range