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Holyoke Revolver Club News Summer 2014

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100th Anniversary Banquet – Final plans are underway for the Holyoke Revolver Club’s 100th Anniversary banquet on Saturday, October 25 at the Castle of Knights in Chicopee. The event is open to the public, and will feature raffles and door prizes including several firearms, guest speakers and a display of old photographs and items from the club’s history.  Tickets are $40 and available from committee members or at www.holyokerevolverclub.com.

Western Mass. Pistol League – The annual matches of the WMPL will ...

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New Range Construction – Underway

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The new pistol pits are under construction. While this is going on the rifle range will be closed while work is being performed. Sorry for the inconvenience – in the end the project will prove to provide more accessibility to the membership.

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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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HRC news April 2014

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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 from George Apgar.  Doors open ...

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March 2014 News and Updates

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Holyoke news March 2014

Reloading Course – A Metallic Cartridge Reloading course will be held at the club March 8, taught by NRA Instructors Ralph Rechenberger and Bill Burgess.  All materials and equipment are included, and successful participants receive an NRA certificate. Click Here to Register

Shooting 101 – The firearm familiarization course for new shooters has been reorganized and will be offered on certain evenings.  Rich Asselin is in charge, ...

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Feb 5th Member Meeting Canceled!

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The member meeting has been postponed until
Wednesday, February 12, due to inclement weather.

 

 

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Range Safety Course Training April 12, 2014

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NRA Range Safety Course Training – HRC will host a training session for new NRA Range Safety Officers on April 12 at the club.  Fees are $75 for non-members and $50 for club members.

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NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading course to be held March 8

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Reloading Course – A Metallic Cartridge Reloading course will be held at the club March 8, taught by NRA Instructors Ralph Rechenberger and Bill Burgess.  All materials and equipment are included, and successful participants receive an NRA certificate.

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