If you have any announcements, please call Anna Kinney 564-3651, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to the Federation address: PO Box 1411, Farmington NM, 87499. The deadline for the newsletter is 7PM, the Monday one week prior to the next meeting.
If you move let the Secretary Pat Higgins know!
Our Next Meeting is Tuesday August 20, 2002 at 7:30 P.M
SPORTS FEST TIME!!
Please mark September 21st on your calendar for this year’s NRA Youth Sportsfest. We need plenty of volunteers that day as each year more kids sigh up. The kids enjoy it and the volunteers have just as much fun. For information or to sigh up call Jack Banovic at 598-5536 or be at the next meeting.
The Fair is here!
Stop by and say hello. If you haven’t gotten your raffle tickets yet, you can buy them at our fair booth. $2 each or 3 for $5.
2002 Living History Rendezvous, Angle Fire NM
After reading the flyer, this event sounds really neat! If you want to participate, pre-registration starts August 27. (Pre-registration is not required.) If you want to just enjoy the event, it starts August 30 and goes through September 1. There will be vendors selling pre-1890 food, horse games, woman’s games, period dress contest, knife and hawk matches, pistol and rifle contests, archery, games, a parade, story telling, open western gun fights, period dances Friday & Saturday nights, and a pancake breakfast.
For more information, call 800-446-8117 or 505-377-6661
Just a note…
I have received two emails in the last month with the same observation. One came from England and the other from Australia. Since the ban on guns was instituted in both countries, the incidents of violent crime have gone way up! (I wonder why??) In England crime involving firearms increased 8% last year. In Australia robberies are up 44%, and in the state of Victoria alone, homicides with firearms are now up 300%. (Note that while the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the criminals did not and the criminals still possess their guns!) I realize that this is not news to any of us, just some food for thought.
One of our own went on to the Gardens of Paradise on July 23, 2002. James Shelton moved on after a long battle with cancer for the second time. Even though he was a member for just 2 years, he was very active with the club. His favorite activity was the Youth Sports Fest, he loved to teach firearm safety. Those who knew him will miss him.
Our next scheduled shoot will be the fourth Saturday of July, i.e. the 27th
The Board of Directors will be meeting every 2nd Monday of the month at 7pm. (Same day the newsletter has to be in.) The members at large are welcome to attend.
The 2002 range schedule is available at the secretary’s desk at the during meetings. Stop by and pick one up.
All activities must be cleared with the Executive Range Officer and written on the Range Calendar.
What a Blast:
"The more laws, the less justice."
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