October 2017 Newsletter


Monday evenings 4 – 6:30 – Sporterifle – Off hand .22 caliber

Tuesday evenings 4 - 6 – Pistol Shooting

Wednesday evenings – Boy Scout of America (except during school breaks)

Thursday evenings – 4 – 6 Archery (Starting about 19th)

October 21 - Rental

November 1 – Board Meeting 7PM

November 2 – All Member Meeting – 7pm

November 3 – Pot Luck Dinner – 6pm Meet and Greet 7pm Dinner Served

December 19 – Federation of Franklin County Fish & Game Clubs Elections Meet at Alexander McDonald club 6 pm for dinner 7pm for meeting

December 23 – Pie Sale

Welcome the following new members:

James Hauber & Spouse, Nathan L. Schneiderman, Daniel Stemmer, Jeffrey Stemmer

Trudeau Big Buck Contest:

Changes are complete. Check them out. Winner receives a Mossberg Model 464 30/30. No pre- sign up. Poster on the bulletin board. Complete rules and sign up at the Blue Line. Don't forget the Lucky Buck, sign up NOW!

Franklin County Federation of Fish & Game Clubs held their annual meeting. The Nellie Staves Conservation Award was given to Theresa Trudell. Unfortunately new officers were not elected. This will take place on December 19th.

NYSCC meeting was held with Bob Brown in attendance. The resolution for mandatory orange was “shot down”. NYSCC still supports hunters wearing orange for safety on their own. Resolution to ban use of doe urine (real and synthetic) was brought up on the floor by DEC. The ban reasoning is possibility of spreading chronic wasting disease. NYSCC agreed to support DEC. Expect to hear about the new regulation next year's season.

The Board and Officers would like to wish everyone success in their fall hunting. Be safe out there.

Look for changes in your dues. Due to lack of response (this means support of our programs) the $5.00 incentive will not be continued in 2018. As a matter of fact, because we do not have volunteers for our events, we will be donating funds to other organizations for their people to help us. Thus, we are considering increasing your dues for 2018 to cover those donations. Come to Thursday, November 2nd meeting or contact a board member/officer prior to the meeting to give us your thoughts.

Events in 2018:

January – Winter Gun Show
March – Colby Classic – Clean out the shed(s)
June – Father’s Day Fishing Derby - Work Day
July – Summer Gun Show & Flea Market – Hosting Fr Co Federation
August – Malone Fair for Fr Co Federation – Tupper Lake Masonic Fair
September – 10 Gun Raffle
December – Pie Sale

Activities at or on behalf of the Club (Someone must clean up/set up prior to use)

Boy Scouts of America meets every Wednesday during school session NYS DEC Summer Camps – We sponsor three or more campers

Franklin County Federation of Fish & Game Clubs – every month at various locations. This is how regulations are changed/created. Most recently input on the proposed SL Unit Management Plan.

Hunter Safety Courses – three this year
Officer training on our ranges – two groups this year
Pot Luck Dinners – Three so far this year
Rentals – Nine this year
Sportrifle Monday nights Fall/Winter
Pistol Tuesday nights Fall/Winter/Spring
Archery Thursday nights Fall/Winter/Spring

Hoping the above makes you think about your membership and participation as well as the officers/board members who operate this Business. The annual elections will be held December 7th. If you would like to contribute as an officer or board member, please contact a current one. Your entire current group of leaders agree new blood, especially younger people, is needed to revitalize this club. Come out to vote, exercise your rights as a member and show you care.

Important Contact Info:

President – Jimmy Jones - - 518 891 4586
Vice President – Dustin Martin 518-207-7283
Treasurer – Theresa Trudell - - 518 891 4505
Secretary – Tom Cleator 603-832-3488
Membership – Claude Premo - - 518 891 3580
Board Member - Walt Kellam - - 518 523 6736
Board Member - Al Fuller - No e-mail - 518 201 4018
Board Member – Leon Fredericks - - 518 523 1174
Board Member - Kenneth Casler - - 518 891 1078
Board Member - Dick Mose - - 518 891 3987

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