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HRC Newsletter – February 2020

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Police Qualifications

The Holyoke Police Department is currently conducting training and qualification sessions at the club.  They will usually be at the A&B ranges, however, the police have exclusive use of a range during these times. HRC members may use a different range or wait for the officers to complete their time.  Details are on the club CALENDAR.

Spring Cleanup

The club will hold its annual cleanup of the outdoor areas and ranges in the near future, depending on weather conditions.  Date ...

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HRC Newsletter – January 2020

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Junior Team Incorporates as a 501(c)3.

HRC’s junior shooting team recently completed the paperwork and legal filings to become a tax-exempt non profit 501(c)3 corporation.  The new status will allow the juniors to seek funding grants that were not available when they were listed as part of the main club, which is organized as a 501(c)4.  Donations to the junior team are now tax-deductible.

Massachusetts Women Gun Owners

Cathy Wauczinski, HRC Board Officer has brought to our attention a new organization, The Massachusetts ...

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HRC Newsletter – December 2019

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January’s Members’ Meeting Rescheduled.

The January members’ meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 8th, due to the first Wednesday landing on New Years Day.

Renew Membership and Pay Online

It is time to renew your membership again!   The club now has a convenient system in place for members to renew their memberships and pay for them without writing a check or stamping an envelope.  The new system also saves the membership secretarys time as he can ...

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HRC Newsletter – November 2019

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Annual Meeting and Election

The club’s annual meeting and election of officers was held November 6.  Bruce Hermans was elected president, and Amy Burgess vice president.  Officers reelected included secretary Rich Asselin, treasurer Michelle Bailey, governor Tom Serrichio and membership secretary Bill Burgess.  Ron Mehlhorn and Mike Heisler were reelected to three-year terms on the board of officers, and Chris Felletter and Bob Bader will fulfill two-year and one-year terms respectively.  Retiring president Joe Knapik thanked everyone for their help on ...

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HRC Newsletter – September 2019

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Ballou Award

In any organization, there are those things that define and illustrate commitment to the organization, and in the process, have a multiple benefit for all of us.  A number of years back, the HRC established its service award, in the name and memory of Don Ballou.  It is awarded annually to that member whose participation and volunteer efforts, are not only important, but by simply being “a person to count on”, makes the work of all of us part ...

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HRC Newsletter – August 2019

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Bylaw Change

A bylaw change has been proposed by the Board of Officers and is scheduled for a vote in front of the scheduled membership meeting to be held on September 4, 2019 at the Holyoke Revolver Club, Inc., 431 West Cherry St. Holyoke, MA 01040 at 7:00 PM.
The bylaw change involves two sections and will not affect the status of our members.  They are related to general housekeeping and orientation for prospective members.
Further information is posted at the club ...

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HRC Newsletter – June/July 2019

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Junior Team Goes to the Nationals

The Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) National Matches are being held in Ohio this month and members of the HRC Junior Shooting Program are competing in several classes.  After running many fundraisers and receiving a grant from the Friends of NRA, the HRC juniors, accompanied by coaches and parents, are once again testing their speed and accuracy against high school and college shooters from across the country.
There will be a picnic barbecue and fun ...

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HRC Newsletter – May 2019

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Junior Team Grant & the Friends of the NRA.

The Pioneer Valley chapter of the Friends of NRA held their annual dinner on Friday evening, May 3.  The event was a great success. George Apgar announced that the Holyoke Revolver Club Junior Pistol team was awarded a grant of $10,506.83 which will allow them to attend the National SASP competition in Ohio this year.  The Easthampton Fish & Game Club’s Junior Shootgun team was also awarded $6,440.00.  A big Thank ...

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HRC Newsletter – April 2019

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Cleanup Day

This Sunday, April 14 will be the day of the annual outdoor cleanup at the club, with April 28 the rain date.  HRC members are asked to bring rakes and other tools. Volunteers are needed.

Volunteers Run the Club

Virtually everything that happens at the club is the work of volunteers who donate their time.  Club members are encouraged to contact Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Burgess to sign up for club projects and events.

Friends of NRA Banquet

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HRC Newsletter – February 2019

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GOAL Course at HRC in March

The Gun Owners’ Action League will hold a BFS course for registered instructors on March 30 at the club.  Topics Include:

  • Applicable Laws regarding the possession, transportation and storage of guns within the Commonwealth
  • Suicide prevention and emotional health resources
  • Instructor Requirements under 5.15 CMR 3.05 and Chapter 140 § 131P(b)
  • LEOSA Requirements under 515 CMR 6.00
  • LEOSA Requirements under 515 CMR 6.00

Tuition is $20 for GOAL members and $60 for non-members, payable on the GOAL website.

RSO Course

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