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HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO EVERYONE FROM YOUR OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS!!
ANNUAL CLUB ELECTION RESULTS
Congratulations to all successful candidates. The Club’s Election Results For 2004 Are:
President: Dale Schroeder
Vice-President: Charles Varnold
Secretary: Bob Bjerke
Treasurer: Dick Powell
Board of Directors:
For 2004: Steve Smith
For 2004 & 2005: Paul Brenkman Mike James Dean Martin Walt Stroyeck
Your membership expires on December 31st, 2003, and the gate lock changes on January 1st, 2004. The club’s current annual membership is full and we have pending applications for new memberships in the file, so get your renewal in. Don’t wait until the last minute to renew your membership. Some Associate Life Memberships are available for those who want to upgrade.
Annual Members: Dues $50, Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every work hour not worked. Annual Members with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $160 for 2004.
Associate Life Members: Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every work hour not worked. Associate Life Members with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $110 for 2004.
Life Members: Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every hour not worked. Life Members under the age of 65 with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $110 for 2004. Life Members over the age of 65 are EXEMPT from the 10 work hours requirement and will have a $10 Land Fund renewal fee for 2004.
Please be sure to return your 2003 membership card with your dues and/or fees even if you don’t have any or only partial work hour credits. This includes both non-renewing and renewing Annual Members, Associate Life Members, and Life Members (both under and over 65) all with or without work hours. We need your membership cards for our records. Thank you.
It is not absolutely necessary to return your old gate key, however old gate keys in good condition can be re-keyed. It would be appreciated if you would deposit your old keys in the mailbox in front of the Club House. This action will help save the Club money. Thank you.
WORK DAY & WORK HOURS
DO YOU NEED 2003 and/or 2004 WORK HOURS? IF YOU DO, YOU CAN EARN SOME OR ALL OF THEM!
The Club had some old and dangerous Cottonwood trees cut down. The mess needs to be cut up into smaller pieces (chain saw necessary), moved to the near-by burn area, and burnt. Contact Dale Schroeder @ (309) 274-3082 for details.
The Club needs a dump truck to haul dirt, gravel, etc., to the Pistol Range. Contact Kevin Monk @ (309) 443-5339 for details.
An Indoor Range Cleanup Day is scheduled for Saturday December 13th, @ 9a.m. Contact Dean Martin @ (309) 691-5251 for details.
Be sure to check out this month’s and next month’s included calendars for All Scheduled Archery, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, and Other Events and Starting Times.
Despite the chilly weather, a record number of shooters participated in the November Match.
First: Carl Dalcher Turk Mauser Cast Bullet Reloads 191-3x
Second: Randy Dray K98K Mauser 8X57 Reloads 184-3x
Third: Paul Bishop 1911 Schmidt-Rubin Swiss Ball Ammo 180-2x
Third: Al Smith Yugo Mauser Turk Ball Ammo 180-2x
Sister Club News
Our Club’s Sixth Annual Koenigsschiessen (KING’S Shoot) will take place on December 13th immediately following the Mauser Match (around 11:30 a.m.) on Range #1. Last year’s Schuetzenkoenig Max Koehl will host the match. Each shooter will take one shot at a wooden target, provided by KING Koehl, with the same rifle, which will also be provided by KING Koehl. The winner wins the Ehrenscheibe and becomes the Schuetzenkoenig (KING your name) for the next year. ALL CLUB MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. Cost is $3.00 per shooter. There will be refreshments after the match. Questions – contact Max Koehl @ (309) 385-1033.
This year’s Vogelschiessen (BIRD Shoot) will be shot concurrently with the December 13th Mauser Match (10:00 a.m.) on Range #1. Bring your rim-fire rifle (any type sights) chambered for .22 short, long, long rifle with a 50-meter zero and some ammo to shoot at the Koenigsadler (Wooden King’s Eagle). Shooters line up and contribute $1.00 to the pot for each 5 shots fired at the eagle. The shooter who shoots the eagle off its perch, or cuts off the largest piece of the eagle wins the pot money and the title “Vogelkoenig” (BIRD KING) for the next year. ALL CLUB MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. Questions – contact Paul Bishop @ (309) 579-2914.
17 HMR NEWS
Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in this year’s matches. We hope to see you at next year’s matches. Next year’s matches will be adding the 22 magnum rifle to the course of fire. Match dates, 4th Sunday of May thru October, 8:30 a.m., will be in the Calendar. Contact Jim Kelley @ (309) 274-5502 or Lynn Goble @ (309) 685-9226 for details.
CLUB MEMBER MAILING ADDRESS
If you have moved, or are moving, please let us know your new address. Please mail your new address to the Club at P.O. Box 13, Chillicothe, IL 61523 or call one of our officers with it. If you call and get an answering machine, please leave your telephone number also. Sometimes the machines are unable to clearly record your message. Thanks.
CLUB WEB SITE & E-MAIL NOTICE
The newsletter and calendar are available for viewing on-line. Back issues of the newsletter are available as well and the club activities information are periodically updated. Check it out. The web site address is listed at the top of each monthly newsletter.
Many of you newer members and some of you older members have provided the Club with your e-mail address. The Club will be e-mailing you your monthly newsletter. If you have provided your e-mail address and have not received your monthly newsletter via e-mail, please let us know via e-mail so that we can get your correct e-mail address. (Some of the e-mailed newsletters have come back as undeliverable due to a bad e-mail address) You will also continue to receive a hard copy of the newsletter, until we hear from you that the e-mail version is sufficient. The Club can then delete your name from the club newsletter printing and mailing list. This will save the Club money (just over $.50 per). Tim Vik is the CLUB WEBMASTER and E-MAIL coordinator. His E-MAIL address is email@example.com. Thanks!!
If you have any questions or concerns about your Club you may contact any Club Officer listed below or any board member.
President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer
Cally Morgan Charles Varnold Bob Bjerke Dale Schroeder
(309) 691-3427 (309) 697-6766 (309)
692-1800 (309) 274-3082
Acronyms - What the heck do they mean!!???!!?!?
Wonder what all the acronyms used out on the range and in this newsletter mean? This area of the newsletter is dedicated to helping explain these. If I forget some or misidentify them, please let me know.
SASS Single Action Shooting Society
USPSA United States Practical Shooting Association
DCM Department of Civilian Marksmanship (old designation)
CMP Civilian Marksmanship Program (new designation)
IPSC International Practical Shooting Confederation
NRA National Rifle Association
PPC Police Practical Combat
Contact Tim Vik via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to receive the CSC Newsletter and calendar of events via e-mail at no cost to you.