News & Updates

Holyoke Revolver Club News June 2015

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Range Construction

The new A and B ranges are nearing completion in June. New falling plates are being fabricated for the 25-yard range.

New RSOs

Eleven members took the NRA Range Safety Officer training course recently. They will join the instructors and RSOs in the club’s training programs.

Cookouts

The club continues its summer cookouts on meeting nights, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Jim O’Donnell cooks burgers and hot dogs. Salads and desserts are always welcome.

October Gun-A-Day Raffle

The Pioneer Valley chapter of the Friends of NRA is ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News May 2015

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Friends of NRA Banquet

The May meeting will be the last chance to purchase tickets for the twenty-second annual banquet of the Pioneer Valley Friends of NRA. The event will be held May 8 at the Castle of Knights in Chicopee and will feature a buffet dinner, auctions and raffles and an opportunity to socialize with friends. More than 40 firearms, among them an exclusive engraved Henry rifle built from the original blueprints, and a one-of-a-kind Yankee Hill Machine Co. AR15 ...

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March 19, 2015 – Announcement

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PRACTICAL MATCH

The April Practical Match has been rescheduled to the 2nd Sunday in April (4/12/15) due to the Easter Holiday.

BENCHREST RIFLE

Benchrest Rifle shooting will be starting up again, with the first match scheduled for April 4th. Please check the Website calendar for future dates, and the HRC Website for more information.

M1 GARAND CLINIC

The M1 Garand Clinic has been scheduled for May 2, 2015. Please check the HRC Website for further information.

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Holyoke Revolver Club News April 2015

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Reloading Course

The NRA Metallic Reloading course to be held on April 11th is FULL .  Please check back with the website for the next class.  The NRA Metallic Reloading course is a hands-on, all-day training session in the reloading of rifle and pistol cartridges.  All materials are supplied, the fee is $75 and lunch is provided. Successful participants receive an NRA certificate. Bill Burgess and Ralph Rechenberger are in charge.

Friends of NRA Banquet

The twenty-second annual banquet of the Pioneer Valley ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News March 2015

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State Representative Vega

State Representative Aaron Vega of Holyoke spoke at the February meeting of the club, discussing the 2014 gun bills and some issues that may come before the legislature in 2015. He recommended that club members contact their state senators and representatives on any of the subjects before the legislature, and promised to stay in contact with the club.

Instructor and RSO Training

The club is planning training courses for prospective NRA Basic Pistol Instructors and Range Safety Officers. Club President ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News February 2015

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Dues Time

Membership Secretary Bill Burgess is accepting 2015 dues payments. Members who have not renewed will find their electronic access cards locked out following the February meeting. Citing higher costs of operation and the need for future maintenance funding, the board of directors has voted to raise the general membership fee to $100 per year, the first increase in more than ten years. Reduced fees for seniors, spouses and juniors will remain in effect.

Friends of NRA Gun-A-Day Tickets

The annual Gun-A-Day ...

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Holyoke Revolver Club News January 2015

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Practical matches Moving to First Sunday

The club’s practical matches, which had been held on the fourth Saturday of the month, will now take place on the first Sunday, beginning January 4.  New shooters should arrive at 9 a.m. for safety instruction.  Participants should bring a centerfire pistol or revolver and 100 rounds of ammunition, extra magazines and speedloaders, a holster, which is not a shoulder, crossdraw or inside-waistband model, a baseball cap and eye and ear protection.  Chris Fila is ...

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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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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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