January 2018 Newsletter

January 13, 2018

The-Wild-BunchThe Social Meeting of January 22  will feature the movie “The Wild Bunch”, popcorn and cards. The next Business Meeting will be on Monday, February 12th. All members should be aware that the annual Nominations for Directors will be accepted at the February 12th meeting and Elections will be held at that meeting after nominations are closed. The following three Directors are concluding their two year term; Dean Councilor, Ted Hentschel and Rob King.  These Directors may be re-nominated and any member in good standing may be nominated as well. You must be present to accept the nomination and / or cast your vote. At  the January meeting Dean Councilor, Rob King, Ted Hentschel and Rich Steffe were nominated as candidates for the three open board seats.

 2018 Membership Renewals – To date 209 regular membership renewals, 9 trade and 47 Senior renewals have been received. All renewals received after December 31st and prior to  February 15th will incur a $10.00 late fee in addition to the membership fee. If you did not receive a renewal application please contact Lloyd Gauthier at 231-947-4924.

Friday March 2nd is the date for this years Northwest Michigan Friends of the NRA Banquet to be held at the Grand Traverse Resort. Additional info and ticket information can be found here NRA Banquet .

 The Grand Traverse Archers have listed their property and club house for sale. We expect to have a number of GTA members apply for membership with the KSC.  In anticipation of this we are looking for several members to join an advisory steering committee to prepare for more archery activity at the KSC. If interested please contact Dennis Waineo @ 231-947-7235.

Reserved/Dedicated Range Activities. The following reserved activities have first right to the use of the range at the designated days/times. If you are at the range at the same time you will need to adjust your activities to accommodate their needs. Club members and the public are welcome to participate in these activities.

Pistol Shooters, every Sunday from noon until 3:00 pm. The first Sunday of the month is CCW day and the last Sunday of the month is .22 day. Sundays in between, shoot what you bring.

March 24th, May 5th, July 28th, August 25, September 29th and October 20th are the 2018 dates for the CCW Classes conducted by Ted Hentschel and Dave Wessel, owner of Great Guns in Acme. The class costs $150.00 and starts at 8:00 am and concludes at 5:30 pm. To reserve your spot please call Ted at 231-313-0720.

 Gun Shows:  Following is a partial list of semi-local upcoming guns shows. If you know of any upcoming gun shows please pass it along for the next newsletter.

January 20, Houghton Lake @ Houghton Lake Playhouse

January 27 & 28, Manistee @ Little River Casino

February 10 & 11, Grand Rapids @ 1025 4 Mile Rd NW (New Location)

March 24 & 25, Kalkaska @ Kaliseum Rec Center

March 24 & 25, Cadillac @ Wexford Civic Center