SARANAC LAKE FISH AND GAME CLUB NEWSLETTER JULY 2014
Monday Nights – Sporterifle Practice @ 5:00 PM -Till
Tuesday Nights – Pistol Shooting @ 5 PM - Till
Thursday Evening – Trap Shooting CANCELLED UNTIL WE FIND SOMEONE TO RUN THE PROGRAM
Sunday Nights – Homeward Bound Veterans Group, 6 PM – 8 PM
Board Meeting – Wednesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 7 PM
All Member Meeting – Thursday, Aug. 6, 2014 @ 7 PM
Rental – Saturday, August 9, 2014
Hunter Safety Course – Mon. - Wed. 8/11/14 – 8/13/14
Rental – Saturday, August 16 & 17, 2014
Tupper Lake Flea Market, August 15,16 & 17
10 GUN RAFFLE PICNIC – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 12 PM – 4 PM
Attention! Please lock the gate for the rest of the Summer/Fall seasons...EXCEPT on Sunday night for trash pickup on Monday.
10 GUN RAFFLE PICNIC:
It's only about a month away from the picnic! We are looking for some help in the kitchen and some people to work the gate and direct the parking. The committee chairs are Dave Bodah and Theresa Trudell. Please contact us if you want to help out. This is the club's biggest fund raiser for the year and if you would like tickets to sell to your friends please contact Claude @ 518-891-3580 or Dave @ 518-891-5989 or Theresa @ 518-891-4505. The picnic and ticket drawing this year is on September 6th from Noon to 4 PM. I hope to see a lot of you there for the festivities.
We had our Summer Gun Show on July 19 and 20 this year. I asked Al Fuller how it went and he said “Very well”. I want to thank Al and all those who made this event a success again. Also Al told me he is retiring from the gun show business and that he will help whoever his successor is to organize and put on a good show. If you are interested in being the event chair of the Gun Show please contact me "email@example.com or Al at 518-201-4018.
Jeff had to retire for some personal reasons. Now it is over until we find someone to run the trap shooting. Also for safety reasons, we have to do some work on the range before the next shooting session.. We need to trim the bushes that have grown up near the river so we can see when paddlers are out there. Also the chair needs new wheels. If you are interested in running the trap shooting please contact me "firstname.lastname@example.org or 891-5989.
Welcome new and returning members! Eric Sperger and Judith Gruber.
We will be practicing on Monday evenings between now and September. Come on to the club and shoot with us. We are always looking for new shooters. Please call team captain Charlie Marshall at 891-6018 or email him at email@example.com for more info.
S.A.F.E. ACT UPDATE:
There is a very important election coming up in November. I'm talking about the governorship. The word on the street is...if you think the SAFE Act was bad then wait and see what King Kuomo has in store for us if he gets reelected. If you are not registered to vote you can register on line at: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/voteform.pdf We need to get good people into office.
If you are not currently registered please do register and vote. If you don't have Internet access please contact me, Dave Bodah, at 518-891-5989, and I will send you a form and a stamp.
The Homeward Bound vets group will be meeting at the club on Sunday nights from about 6 PM to 8 PM. Their office is currently located above the Blue Line Sports Shop on Main St. in Saranac Lake. Charlie Jessie can provide you with info or you can call the office at 518-891-4151. The website is www.hbadk.org .
SHARPENING SERVICE OFFERED:
Robert Knobel is a member who has a sharpening service and is able to sharpen almost any metal that will hold an edge including Hunting/Sporting Knives and Kitchen Knives. He charges $20/hr, with half of the proceeds going to the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club. Time is figured on a timer and free pick up and delivery is offered. If you would like to tune up your edged items give Robert a call at 615-710-0541.
The club has for sale a few items that were going to be used for the point well system. These are virtually new:
- A jet pump.
- A stainless steel point.
- We also have two vintage Pepsi coolers in working condition.
If you are interested in buying any of these items contact me at 518-891-5989 or "firstname.lastname@example.org .
HUNTER SAFETY COURSE:
There will be a hunter safety course given in August. You can sign up at Blue Line Sports Shop and get your home study materials. The course will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evening, 8/11 – 8/13/14.
We have new Repeal the SAFE ACT and GET OUT AND VOTE yard signs for sale. If you want one they are available from Garry Hoffman email@example.com or from me. We will have a table set up in the Federation building at the Franklin Co. Fair, compliments of the Franklin Co. Federation of Fish & Game Clubs.
If you have any news, stories or an item for sale please contact me at "firstname.lastname@example.org and I will put it in the newsletter.
Who hid the black flies?
WATCH FOR MOTORCYCLES AND BICYCLES!
FACEBOOK PAGE ANNOUNCEMENT
Hello - I am writing to you to inform you that the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club (SLFGC) has established a FACEBOOK page (FBp) presence. What does this mean and how does it affect you?
The FBp will allow you to receive SLFGC updates, see future schedule of events and read announcements. More for your benefit, you can post information, post questions and answers and/or concerns. There are several good features to the FBp and you have the option to take part very actively or just view what you wish to view. We, with your activity, can make this this a very interactive group. Also, there is the opportunity to post your pictures and movies, make comments and connect with other members. Your shooting, fishing and hunting photos will surely make this group very interesting. Do not hesitate to post your pictures or movies. This is a CLOSED group. This means that only Fish and Game Club members will be allowed to see and make posts. Non-members will only see the main page and the members. If a viewer wishes to join, they must first join the SLFGC and then will be allowed to join the FB page. Current members that are interested in joining the FBp must first click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SARANAC.LAKE.FISH.GAME Once on the FBp, click on "Join Group" on the right hand side of the page. This will send a message to an administrator who will authenticate the request and if valid, the new FB member will have access to the entire page.
If you have any questions, concerns or need some assistance, please contact me via email and I will be more than happy to assist you.
Sincerely, Ralf Hartmann
Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club
P.O. Box 588, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 · 518-891-2560
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