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HRC Newsletter – June/July 2017

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Ladies’ Night

The club recently held its first women-only shooting session, and there are plans to continue the program on the second Wednesday evening of each month.  During that time the indoor range is reserved for use by any and all female HRC members.  The get-togethers are informal, and details are on the club website.

Junior Team Raffle

Cathy Wauczinski won the new S&W M&P Shield .45 in the raffle held by the junior pistol team.  Funds raised will support the team’s travel ...

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HRC Newsletter – May 2017

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Junior Pistol Team Raffle

A new Smith & Wesson .45 Shield pistol is being raffled by the club’s junior team to raise funds for its trip to the national championships in July. Tickets are $10, and available from team members and coaches through the club’s June meeting, when the winning ticket will be drawn.

High Power Rifle Clinic

The annual high power rifle clinic will be offered June 3 at HRC. The morning session will include information on the M1, M1A and AR 15 ...

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G.O.A.L. MA Gun Law for Citizens

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June 1, 2017 – June 1, 2017

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Jon Greene from Gun Owners Action League has offered to come to the Holyoke Revolver Club to teach his class: MA Gun Law for Citizens

Massachusetts is well known for fragmented and convoluted gun laws. This presentation will help to separate fact from fiction and provide guests with a basic ...

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HRC Newsletter – April 2017

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High Power Rifle Clinic

The annual high power rifle clinic will be offered June 3 at HRC.  The morning session will include information on the M1, M1A and AR 15 rifles and their use in competition.  In the afternoon the clinic will move to the100-yard range for a demonstration match.  The clinic is only available to HRC members and the fee is $100.  Successful participants will be eligible to purchase rifles, accessories and ammunition from the Civilian Marksmanship Program.

Summer Cookouts

The club will ...

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HRC Newsletter – March 2017

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Friends of NRA Banquet

The 24th annual Pioneer Valley Friends of NRA banquet will be held Friday, May 5 at the Castle of Knights on Memorial Drive in Chicopee. The event will feature a buffet dinner as well as raffles, auctions and door prizes for accessories, books, jewelry and more than 40 firearms. The Friends of NRA is a 501 (c.)(3) charitable organization that raises funds for a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities including programs for women and youth, ...

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HRC Newsletter – February 17, 2017

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Range Improvements

The club recently contracted with a professional cleaning company to do a thorough cleaning of the range, and has begun improvements on the backstop and surrounding walls.  Major renovations are in the planning stage.

Police Qualifications

The Holyoke Police Department has begun annual qualifications for its 100+ officers, usually on Wednesdays on the indoor range.  The police have exclusive use of the range during their training sessions, but club members may use the outdoor ranges ...
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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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HRC Newsletter – November 2016

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RSO Course Date Change

The club will hold a training course for new Range Safety Officers on January 7, a change from the original December date. The course is open to all HRC members at no charge. The Range Safety Officers assist the instructors at all training sessions and play a vital role in maintaining the club’s perfect safety record. Details are on the website. Norm Desilets is chief instructor.

Indoor Range Closed January 8

There will be a meeting of the ...

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HRC Newsletter – October 2016

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Club Elections

The annual meeting and club elections will take place at the November meeting.  The offices of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, membership secretary, club governor and two members of the board of directors are up for election.  Any club member in good standing may vote, run for office or nominate another member for any of the offices. Club secretary Rich Asselin is in charge, and has information about each position. email: secretary@holyokerevolverclub.com

New Construction

A new handicapped ...

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HRC Newsletter – September 2016

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Western Mass Pistol League

The annual matches of the Western Mass. Pistol League will start on October 3.  The matches are weekly .22 pist0l matches with other local clubs, through the winter until March.  All matches are held at the club, beginning at 6:30 on Monday evenings.  The schedule will be on the bulletin board and the website, and bullseye practice is being held on Friday evenings until the ...
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