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2015 Membership Renewal Stickers

The Membership Committee has decided to discontinue issuing dated renewal stickers for membership badges. For all members who pay their renewal, their key card will remain active. Any member that has not paid their 2015 dues by December 31, 2014 will have their key card deactivated, membership suspended, and will need to follow the procedures in the ASC bylaws for reinstatement.

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2014 Fall Work Party

We will be having our Fall Work Party on October 11th!

Breakfast is from 7:30am to 8:30am (free), work starts at 8:30am, we break for lunch at noon (also free), we finish up jobs after lunch and are generally done by 4pm. All ranges are closed until 4pm.

There will be eight $25 drawings at lunch awarded to those in attendance.

People are needed for all typical work party projects, including:

  • Cleaning kitchen
  • Cleaning windows
  • Field clean up at outdoor range
  • Field clean up at Trap range including hanging nets, picking up "whole" clays, etc.
  • Path clean up at Archery
  • Use of club backpack blower to clean walkways, drive, etc.
  • Power washing: parking lot stains, concrete stains, kitchen exhaust ducts, etc.
  • Wood cutting, splitting, stacking
  • Envelope stuffing & stamping for 2015 Dues Mailing
  • Your insight, advice, suggestions are welcomed even if you don't want to do some of the heavy "lifting"

Tools needed:

  • Power washing equipment (ideally gasoline powered)
  • Containers of gasoline
  • Rakes, shovels, brooms, leaf blowers
  • Any other useful tools 
Date: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:00pm

75 Bird Trap Shoot

On Saturday, September 20th at 9am, we will be hosting a 75-bird trap shoot. The cost for entry is $10.

For event details including format, handicaps, and payouts, please see the event flyer.

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00am

Presentation and Q&A on the Changes From H.4376

Comm2A, a 501(c)(3) organization in MA dedicated to using the federal courts to win back access to Second Amendment rights, has put together a primer for gun owners (http://www.comm2a.org/images/PDFs/h_4376_explained.pdf) on what has changed for gun owners with the passage of the H.4376 bill passed in August 2014.

They will also be at the September member's meeting (Sept. 11th) to go over the changes and a Q&A session.

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Youth Badge Enforcement Begins August 1st

Beginning August 1st, 2014, the club will begin to enforce the youth badge rule. This rule requires all youths under the age of 18 to display a club issued youth badge when on any firearm range.

To review the relevant rules, please see rules 4.11 and 5.12 of the rulebook. For more infomation on how to obtain a youth badge, please see the Youth Program page.

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New Member Orientations

If you have been voted in as a member, but have not yet completed a range orientation (and therefore not yet received your packet and keycard), Al Croteau will be available on Wednesdays at 3pm and 7pm to give orientations.

Please contact Al at littlee195hillside@yahoo.com to arrange for an orientation time and date.

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Mixup with Andover, CT Military Rifle Shoot

We have received some inquiries regarding the military rifle shoot being hosted by the Andover Sportsman's Club of Andover, CT.

We would like to take this opportunity to point this out ahead of time to avoid any further confusion that we are a different club, and will NOT be hosting a military rifle shoot in June.

If you came looking for information on the shoot, please visit the website for the Andover Sportsman's Club of Andover, CT.

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Free Trap Day for Past and Present Service Members on May 25th

We at the Andover Sportsmen's Club would like to thank all past and present service members for their service.

In honor of Memorial Day, we would like to invite any member who has served in the military to come shoot trap for free on Sunday, May 25th.

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Free Sunday Breakfast on Mother's Day for Mothers

On Mother's Day (May 11th), Sunday breakfast will be free for all mothers.

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2014 Spring Work Party

We will be having our Spring Work Party on May 3rd!

Breakfast is from 8am to 9am (free), work starts at 9am, we break for lunch at noon (also free), we finish up jobs after lunch and are generally done by 3pm. All ranges are closed until 3pm.

There will be eight $25 drawings at lunch awarded to those in attendance.

People are needed for all typical work party projects, including:

  • Cleaning kitchen
  • Cleaning windows
  • Field clean up at outdoor range
  • Field clean up at Trap range including hanging nets, picking up "whole" clays, etc.
  • Path clean up at Archery
  • Use of club backpack blower to clean walkways, drive, etc.
  • Power washing: parking lot stains, concrete stains, kitchen exhaust ducts, etc.
  • Wood cutting, splitting, stacking
  • Your insight, advice, suggestions are welcomed even if you don't want to do some of the heavy "lifting"

Tools needed:

  • Power washing equipment (ideally gasoline powered)
  • Containers of gasoline
  • Rakes, shovels, brooms, leaf blowers
  • Any other useful tools 
Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

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