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ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTIONS
CLUB ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTIONS: The Annual Club Elections will be held at the Annual Club Meeting on Tuesday, November 14th, 2006. The meeting begins at 6:30pm in the Club House. Paul Brenkman, (309) 383-2395, is this year’s nominating committee chair with Ross Baer, (309) 274-3273 and Walt Stroyeck, (815) 452-2667, also on the nominating committee. Contact any one of them if you are interested in running for any of the open positions. This year’s positions up for election are: PRESIDENT; VICE-PRESIDENT; SECRETARY; TREASURER; and 5 Two-Year BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S positions. The Club By-Laws permits any Annual Member to run for one of the open Director’s Positions each year. Run for any of the open positions and come out and vote on November 14th.
Your membership expires on December 31st, 2006, and the gate lock changes on January 1st, 2007. 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 2007.
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 2007.
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 2007. 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 2007.
Please be sure to return your 2006 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.
ALSO, PLEASE PRINT ALL OF YOUR INFORMATION LEGIBLY ON YOUR 2006 CARD. WE ARE HAVING SOME TROUBLE READING SOME OF THE INFORMATION AND HAVE TO GUESS AS TO THE CORRECT DATA.
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.
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION: The next scheduled sessions are: Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., and Monday, October 23, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A (**) in the name area means you need to attend the new member orientation in order to obtain card & gate key. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED OR NO INSTRUCTOR WILL BE AT THE CLUB FOR THE CLASS. To make your class attendance reservation or to ask any questions - Contact Charles Varnold at (309) 697-6766 or via e-mail at email@example.com/
Next match is September 30, 10AM, Range 1. Come early if you want to shoot the first relay. In August the first relay was full at 9:15. The Special Challenge Match will be for SKS rifles.
Mauser Match rules are center-fire rifles with open sights, but we have added the rifle class "Ordonnanzgewehr" using the German rules, unaltered military bolt action infantry repeating rifles, for the remainder of this year. This opens the shooting to the M1903-A2, M1917, Enfield No. 4's, Arisakas, FR-8s, etc.
2006 King's Shoot: Max Koehl, the reigning Schuetzenkoenig, will host the annual King's Shoot, the Bird Shoot and the Rim-fire Speed Match on November 12th at Range #1. All you need to bring is a .22 rimfire rifle, preferably a semi-automatic, sufficient ammunition, and eye and ear protection. Max will provide some food and refreshments. Mark your calendars for this chance to experience some centuries' old Germanic shooting traditions and to have some good shooting camaraderie. Call Max Koehl @ (309) 385-1033 or Paul Bishop @ (309) 579-2914 for more information.
Questions – contact Max Koehl @ (309) 385-1033.
The September 17, Match results were:
Iron Sight – Mike Hallar
Rim-fire Scope – Fred Roe with a perfect score
Center-fire – Mike Hallar in a shoot-off against Bill Wallinger
Next match is October 22, 9 A.M., Range #5.
Questions – contact Tim Shoff @ (309) 745-9463.
HUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES
The last scheduled class for 2006 is scheduled in October. Check the calendar. To make a reservation or to ask questions – contact Lowell Bennett @ (309) 274-5586.
If you have provided your e-mail address or recently changed 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 into the system.
CLUB MEMBER MAILING ADDRESS
If you have moved, or are moving, please let us know your new address. Mail your new address to the Club at P.O. Box 13, Chillicothe, IL 61523 or call one of our officers. Our monthly newsletters are mailed at bulk rate, which the Post Office will NOT FORWARD to you. The newsletters are returned to the Club as ”POSTAGE DUE”.
CLUB WEB SITE
The newsletter and calendar are available for viewing on-line at www.chillisportsmen.org The website also lists all Club ACTIVIITIES, events, and contains periodically updated general information as well as the current CSC Membership Application. Tim Vik is the CLUB WEBMASTER and E-MAIL coordinator. His E-MAIL address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Dale Schroeder Charles Varnold Bob Bjerke Richard Powell
(309) 369-6569 (309) 697-6766 (309) 692-1800 (309) 697-2889
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
ISRA Illinois State Rifle Association
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