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May 2014 Club News

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Holyoke Revolver Club News May 2014

Friends of NRA Banquet – The annual dinner of the Pioneer Valley chapter of the Friends of NRA will be held May 9 at the Castle of the Knights in Chicopee.  The event will feature a buffet dinner, along with door prizes, raffles and auctions to raise funds for youth education, conservation and range development.  HRC has received grants to fund its junior rifle team and several range improvement projects.  Tickets are $40 and available ...

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Junior Pistol Team M&P 9mm Raffle

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The Junior Pistol Team – Steel Shooters are holding a raffle to help fund their trip to the Steel Challenge Nationals in Sparta, Illinois this summer.

They are holding a Raffle of a M&P 9mm Range Kit. The kit includes an M&P 9mm, blade tech holster, 3 magazines, a Upula loader, a double mag pouch and box. (about a $600 value)

Tickets are $20 for 20 chances, $10 for 8 chances and $5.00 for 3 chances.

Contact Ann Robinson to purchase tickets – ...

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High Power Rifle Clinic – M1-Garand – May 3, 7:45am

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Learn to shoot the M1 Garand rifle – Saturday, May 3, 2014

The class starts at 7:45am and ends mid-afternoon.

Course Topics:

  • Safety and range commands
  • Operation and care of the M1 Garand rifle
  • Rifle Marksmanship including; sighting, trigger control and breath control
  • Proper use of the sling
  • Techniques for shooting in the Standing, sitting and prone positions

Part of the course – you will shoot a 50 round National Match course will be fired and you will then be qualified to purchase rifles and other shooting materials ...

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