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To ASC Membership

It is with great sorrow that we announce the recent passing of a friend and dedicated ASC member, Craig Gould. The following are relevant details:

The wake/funeral will be at Croswell's Funeral Home (19 Bow Street, North Reading) on Oct 21st. The calling hours are 10-11:30 and the funeral service to begin at 11:30. If the weather is fair, there will be a procession to the cemetery, Riverside on Route 62. If it is raining, the Army will do their presentation at the funeral home along with the committal prayer.   

Dick Reichter

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2018 Membership Dues

Dear members, it is now time to renew your membership for 2018. As a courtesy we are reminding you with substantial advance notice of when your dues must be paid. There is no grace period. All renewals must be received, in advance, i.e. on or before December 31st 2017. If your dues are not received by the deadline, you will be dropped from membership with your key card then being de-activated and all accrued membership privileges will be lost. 

WE URGE YOU TO REMIT YOUR DUES AT THIS TIME!

Payment options (Order desired by club):

  1. We will be sending invoices to the membership in October. If you receive an email, please click on the link in that email to pay by credit card or debit card.
  2. Click here to pay online
  3. Make a check payable to: Andover Sportsmen’s Club, Inc.

Mail to: P.O. Box 255, Andover, MA 01810
Memo: your name, badge #
Amount:  $130.00

Questions?  Call (978)-685-9768 , or email: treasurer@andoversportsmensclub.org

Life Members are exempt from payment of dues. Life Members will receive a “paid” invoice via the email address on file or by mail if no email address. The paid invoice will list your contact details; please reply or return the notice ONLY if your contact details have changed.

Finally, applicants who join the club after September 1st will have been billed automatically for 2018 dues.

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Nominating Committee for 2017 Elections

The nominating committee has been established. The committee is as follows: Phil Proto, Joe Viscione, & Micky Mutti.

This committee will collect and submit to the President the names of candidates for various offices to be filled by a majority vote of the members at the annual meeting held in December. To qualify for nomination, a nominee must be a member in good standing for a minimum of 12 months prior to nomination. Nominations shall be closed and presented to the President prior to completion of the report of the Nominating Committee at the regular meeting in November.

If you have any questions or would like to submit a nomination, contact one of the members of the nomination committee.

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September 2017 Outdoor Range Update

First a big thank you to Tim, Don, Alan, and Mike for all the help with the maintenance during the summer months on the outdoor range.

2nd Annual Steel Crush family shoot (.22 LR ) went very well and we had a larger turnout. Thanks to Alan Arena and all the RSO’s, the contest was a big success.

ODPR updates completed which include additional protection at the end of the range to provide additional containment and prevent any possible issues with errant rounds. (Thanks to Brad and his team).

New screens installed on the ODPR building interior windows to prevent birds from perching on the ledges.

Replaced steel bars and installed new targets inside tractor tires at the 75 yard mark.

Assembled and installed new target stands for at the 50 yard mark.

Several new circular 8 and 10 inch steel plates installed at the 100 yard mark to provide greater challenges.

Please check website for range closings because of Police department training and ASC training sessions.

Recruiting to add to the outdoor team to provide maintenance, modifications or do outdoor range orientation.

Firearms should be transported from your car to the shooting stations unloaded and with the action open. Cases or shooting bags are preferable.

A “Clear” command MUST be issued to all members shooting on the pistol and rifle bay’s  BEFORE attempting to unlock the yellow gate. Be sure to stand behind the yellow line.

Ground shooting at any targets is not allowed on the outdoor range.

Target frames are designed to hold one target centered in the frame.

No silhouette targets allowed.

President's Message

Please be advised that Erik Anderson has resigned as a member of the ASC BOD. I thank Erik for his efforts during his tenure as Director, Trap Operations.

Accordingly, I will act as Interim Trap Director. My focus will be on providing all possible assistance to  those that have been working extremely hard for so long on numerous club facility projects. Near term future facilities efforts will be concentrated on completing the second trap range; weather, sub contractor scheduling and other constraints notwithstanding.

Mike Pasco, Membership Director, has kindly agreed to assist me during this interim period by assuming the responsibility for arranging and coordinating all Trap Special Events.

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