Western Mass Pistol League
The annual postal matches of the WMPL will start on October 3. HRC competes in weekly .22 gallery matches against other local clubs. New shooters are encouraged to give it a try. Practice sessions are being held on Friday evenings until October. Ron Mehlhorn and Pete Galenski are co-captains.
The two practical ranges have been rebuilt and reopened. Practical matches have been moved from the Sunday morning schedule to the second Saturday of each month. Details are on the club ...Continue Reading →
A training course for new pistol instructors will be held at the club October 8 and 9. Information will be available on the club’s website. Enrollment is limited and will close ...Continue Reading →
A training course for new pistol instructors will be held at the club October 8 and 9. Information will be available on the club’s website. Enrollment is limited. Norm Desilets is in charge. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A $4500 check from the NRA Foundation was received by the club recently. It will be used for the construction of a paved handicapped parking area adjacent to the club entrance. The foundation grants are funded by the activities ...Continue Reading →
The two practical ranges near the 100-yard range are temporarily out of commission due to winter storm damage, and may not be used until repairs are completed. There will be a work party to assist in the preparation to build the range walls. Details will be on the club website.
HRC member Harry Vandoloski spoke at the May meeting about the annual Hampshire County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, ...Continue Reading →
The club’s summer cookouts will begin again at the May 4 meeting. Cooking begins at 5, and hamburgers and hot dogs will be on the grill. Salads and desserts are welcome. There is a suggested donation of $5.00
The 23rd annual banquet of the Pioneer Valley chapter of the Friends of NRA will be held Friday, May 6 at the Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive, Chicopee. More than 40 guns, as well as other prizes will ...Continue Reading →
Outdoor shooting hours end at 4 p.m. (regardless of daylight conditions) until April, and are posted on the corner of the building and printed on the back of HRC membership cards.
The club has three full-size target rifles, with sights, for sale. Priced at $550 each, they are being replaced by lighter rifles in the club’s junior program. Norm Desilets is in charge.
The 23rd annual banquet of the Pioneer Valley chapter of the ...Continue Reading →
The club has for sale three full-size Izhmash .22 target rifles. The rifles are prices at $550 each, and come with target sights. They will be replaced by lighter target rifles for use in the club’s Junior Rifle program. Norm Desilets is in charge, for a call back leave a message at the club phone line (413) 539-9345
The club will offer an NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading course on April 23. It is a hands-on course in ...Continue Reading →
The board of directors recently voted to replace four full-size Izhmash .22 target rifles with lighter models for use in the club’s Junior Rifle program. The Izhmash rifles are for sale complete with target sights, and are offered at $550 each. Norm Desilets has the information.
The club will host a meeting of the Massachusetts State Friends of NRA Committee on the morning of January 10. During the meeting the indoor range will ...Continue Reading →