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64 Old Bay Road New Durham, NH 03835

MINUTES FOR THE MEMBERS MEETING

October 9, 2019
19 Directors/Members in Attendance

Meeting was called to order by President, Bob Chase at 7:00 p.m.

Pledged allegiance to the flag.

Roll call was read by Mark and accepted.

Secretary’s report for Member’s Meeting held on September 11, 2019 was read and accepted. All in favor.

Treasurer’s report was read by Garrick Locke and accepted.

Clarence Cullen asked who was working on the new sign in sheet.  Rose said Chris was working on the same.

NEW BUSINESS
Membership
31 new members.

372 Family memberships, 16 new for a total  of 388.

241 Individual memberships, 10 new, for a total of 251.

381 Senior memberships, 9 new, for a total of 390.

34 Life member are registered.

Total Membership – 869

Total Members – 1063

Guest passes from 8/14 through 10/9 – 102

Lots of life members are deceased or are in nursing homes – can’t reach out to some of them.

Clarence asked if some members have numbers that begin in the 5,000 or 6,000?  Rose said it is possible.

Skeet

Skeet going well, Small turn out this past Saturday due to beginning of bird season. Got a great deal from East Central Arms on clays.  We will pick them up on Saturday.  Better cost than Walmart.

Range Usage

Pistol Range – 239 members, 36 guests, 26 range officer visits. Targets changed on 9/24 were 6,  7 and 8 by Ed Auletta.

Rifle Range – 190 members, 31 guests, 22 range officer visits.

Patterning Range – 1 member

Range Officer – Clarence

Chris found broken bottles on targets 4 and 5 at the rifle range. There were 2 members and 3 guests that did not pick up the brass and had not signed out as well.  They apologized for the same.

Clarence said that someone on the pistol range had a Rueger 22 that could not be locked in the rear. He suggested he use something to make sure to keep it open.  Clarence also mentioned that someone signed up 2 guest on one pass. Rose said it had been taken care of.

Patterning range targets are being worked on.

We have 12 range officers with 4 open spots. Thanks to Ed and Tony for putting targets up.  Thanks to all range officers for their hard work.

Running Deer
Going well.  No large crowds. Had 7 people on Sunday – stayed until noon.

Safety
Ed asked if any range officers need equipments for the winter to let him know.

Archery
Brian said his Thursday night shoots are done and that he will be coming to director’s meeting with proposal for new targets. Allan – all frames and targets are done. Allan and Brian will be hanging the archery bags on Wednesday. Course will be operational at that time. Bob thanked Allan and Brian for their help.

Pack 859
No news – waiting to hear back from Lisa Gelinas.

Dam
Mark said dam was sprayed last week and a trapper was hired to trap the beaver. Fence by the pond has been installed and the broken fence has been repaired.

National Wildlife Federation
Tony reported that anti-hunters want the legislators to stop fishing and trophy hunting, which would do away with Kids Fishing Day. They also want legislators to regulate hunting and fishing seasons instead of the Fish & Game Dept. They need to support by all of us becoming members to show our support for hunting, fishing and he second amendment.  $50.00 for a membership. Bob said we can have up to two representatives, so if anyone is interested, please call Bob or Tony.

Facebook/Website
Back up and running. Easier to access than last year. Be aware that when you sign up to answer all of the questions correctly. Renewals are going well. She will put something on our sign at the club house about renewals as soon as the running deer shoot if over.

Rose read a very nice letter from a member.

Facebook is awful.  Changed platform, but we still use Facebook.

Barry Camp
Received some thank you notes from the kids who went last year.

Hunter’s Safety
Paul Berry returned his key. Said they graduated 26 – all passed.  Thanked Clarence for his work in helping to get this done.

Miscellaneous
Adam has a class on Wednesday night  – still have some openings.

Christy has an introduction to hand guns for women on November 9.

Motion to adjourn.  All in favor.

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