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HRC Newsletter – December 2016

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NRA Recruiter Award

Ed Pelland has received an Outstanding Service Award from the National Rifle Association in recognition of his recruiting work over many years. Ed has been among the top ten recruiters nationally, and for years has taken the floor at club meetings to encourage HRC members to join the NRA as well as the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts. Lately he has shared this role with Carl Eger. The NRA sends a rebate of $5 or $10 to ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News October 2015

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Annual Elections

The club’s annual meeting and election of officers will be held at the November meeting. The offices of president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, membership secretary and club governor as well as two seats on the board of directors will be on the ballot. Any club member in good standing may vote, run for office or nominate another member. The club’s annual meeting features a discussion of income and expenses for the prior year as well as the proposed budget ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News November 2014

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100th Anniversary Banquet

The Holyoke Revolver Club’s 100th Anniversary banquet was held in October. More than 200 club members and guests enjoyed a buffet dinner at the Castle of Knights in Chicopee and socialized as a slide show featured photographs from the club’s long history. The prize table held dozens of items, including a half-dozen firearms, and reloading and shooting gear as well as hats and T-shirts from manufacturers. GOAL Executive Director Jim Wallace and State Senator Don Humason spoke, and ...

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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.

Thank you

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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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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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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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