October Recap & Events for the Remainder of 2014

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

Wow, we have been busy over the past month!

October, we had three club shoots:

Our steel plate pistol shoot topped off with a stake shoot and toy and stuffed animal shoot on the 12th.

The 2 Gun shoot with Greenbelt on October 25th was a huge success. We had a lot of fun knocking down steel plates with rifles and pistols. Greenbelt comes up with different things to do each time. They are a nice bunch of guys.

On October 25th, The Action Pistol Proof of Concept pistol shoot run by our club member Paul, was fantastic. He ran the shoot like it was a training program. He did a soup to nuts program starting with safety and migrating to shooting and moving safely while engaging steel targets. We had people of all abilities in the group and everyone had a great time and improved their shooting skills.

On November 1st, we had another Proof of Concept pistol shoot and like the previous week, it was also a huge success.

November 2nd, we had our charity wobble trap shoot, benefiting the Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Martin’s home for the elderly. We donated 4 cardboard boxes of food and $100.

We want to give a special thanks to Pat (Mom Pat) who has been handling the food concession for us at our club shoots. Pat and Bob always have their gourmet chili, brat wurst, hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie trays, fruit, cookies and cupcakes. We are all enjoying the shoots a lot more thanks to the wonderful food she prepares for us.

UPCOMING EVENTS for the balance of 2014!!!

November 9th – Bust Fest on trap 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is a $10 charge or bring a box of birds and shoot all the trap you want. Ammunition requirements: Target loads only that have a velocity of 1200 feet per second (FPS) or less with #7.5, #8 or #9 shot.

November 12th – Club meeting from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

November 15th – 2 Gun Shoot – at the 200 yard range from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The course of fire will be shooting from a barricade with rifles. If we have time, we may incorporate pistols. We will not be shooting shotguns.

November 16th, we have a frame Build from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the lower Barnes Range House.

November 27th – THE AGC will close at 2:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving

December 6th – Frame Build in the lower Barnes Range House from 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

December 10th – Club meeting Memorial Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

December 13th 200 yard Steel Plate Rifle shoot from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

December 27th 100 yard Steel Plate Rifle shoot from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Have a great weekend!

Thank you,
Rob

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One Response to October Recap & Events for the Remainder of 2014

  1. Tim Frost says:

    DId you forget to mention that the Arlington Club Election will be held at the December meeeting or have things changed?

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