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NEXT RANGE SAFETY ORIENTATION: Sunday June 2, 2013 8:30AM
NEXT GENERAL MEETING: Monday June 3, 2013 7:00PM
NEXT REGULAR BOARD MEETING: May 28, 2013 7PM NOTE DATE CHANGE - MEMORIAL DAY
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Monday May 6, 2013– Monthly Meeting Report
Next Monthly Meeting: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 7:00 PM
President Mike D opened the monthly meeting with the pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for our troops and servicemen as well as those victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing. 34 members SECRETARY REPORT: The secretary’s report from the April meeting was read and accepted by the members.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Chuck C reported on the financials for April. The report was accepted and posted.
MEMBERSHIP: Tom M presented 24 applicants for membership, 20 adult and 4 junior. All applicants were accepted and welcomed to the club.
HOUSE COMMITTEE: Keith S. Reporting that work on the deck will begin shortly. He also thanked the club members for the use of the club by Cub Scout Pack 105, The scouts enjoyed a show Birds of Prey. Any house concerns or suggestion, contact Keith @ 617-947-4927.
RANGE COMMITTEE: No Franco
PISTOL: Dale reporting, The Gallery Pistol team practices every Thursday night. New members are encouraged to check out gallery pistol it is a great time to learn as they are not competing. Summer league starts mid-June and all those matches are at home. Club guns are available.
RIFLE: George Wilson reporting that Shutzen Match was a success and Pres Campbell the winner. Old Colony has three teams shooting at the Eastern League Rifle matches; they are currently in third, eighth and fourteenth place.
JR. RIFLE: Jr Rifle has been suspended during the ELRM and will start up again on May 18, and their final week before summer fun is May 25. Brittany McCarron was presented with an Old Colony jacket.
BLACK POWDER: Bill Earl reporting they shoot on the Saturdays following monthly meetings.
SHOTGUN: Ernie Foster reporting for Shotgun, Skeet, Trap and 5-Stand is open on Wednesday’s 10:00–12:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-1:00. And Thursday evenings a try 5:00 to dusk, come join them. Ernie also thanked Yvonne for running two women’s clinics. Skeet Champion Owen Clark 96 beat out Art Fitz 96 in a shootout, Mike Din second and David Ames third. Shotgun has some impressive shooters Todd Bender and Gebin Miles giving lessons at the club: these events are sold out. Shotgun will be holding some fundraisers as they look to improve and upgrade their Trap machines.
ARCHERY: No archery report, the archers meet on Friday nights in the downstairs range. All are welcomed, new members and juniors, club bows are available.
50/50 Raffle was won by new member Frank Kouble $105.00, come back next month!
PLYMOUTH COUNTY LEAGUE: Bob G reporting, check the website for info on these legislative bills, Bill 2488 is trying to change the distance of shooting near homes and could limit greatly the amount of hunting area we have. Stripers Forever is attempting to make Stripers a game fish. Notes from DF&W , Hunter Ed instructor classes are on website, Basic in Hanson, Bow Hunter in Middleboro. Family fishing Derby will be held May 19 on Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth.
NEW BUSINESS: Shed is up and looks great. Paul B shared a story of the NE Mountain Man club, Black Powder looking to have a plan for fall and upcoming events, using the cabin more, education etc. Ernie suggested we get some pictures of events happening to post on the web, scouts, calico etc..
Meeting Adjourned 7:36 PM.
Stephanie Turnbull, Secretary