2023 First Quarter Newsletter
VANDERGRIFT SPORTSMEN CLUB ASSOCIATION 2023 FIRST QUARTER NEWSLETTER MARCH 21, 2023 Larry Laurenti cut two trees and limbs back at the woods archery range. 54 new members joined the club this year and were given their orientation by: JIM LEWIS RICH CATCHPOLE RON HENRY BOB MATTEO JIM WALTENBAUGH JIM WIGLE WE WELCOME ALL OF THE NEW MEMBERS. TRY TO ATTEND THE CLUB MEETINGS HELD AT 7 PM THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH. IF ANYONE HAS IDEAS TO IMPROVED THE CLUB BRING THEM TO A MEETING SO WE CAN DISCUSS THEM. An officers meeting was held on January 24th 2023 They approved the audit of 2022. They also talked about proposed projects for the betterment of the club this year. February 2nd 2023 a new dolly was bought to transport any equipment used for shooting to the silhouette or pistol range. The dolly is located by the spotting scopes inside the clubhouse door. Please return it when finished using it. THE NEW RANGE RULES HAVE BEEN PLACED ON THE CLUB WEB PAGE. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW COMBAT RANGE RULES. PLEASE BE CAREFUL WHEN LOADING AND UNLOADING YOUR GUNS. THEY ARE TO BE POINTED DOWN RANGE WHEN DOING THAT. A HOLE WAS SHOT THROUGH THE ROOF OF THE COMBAT RANGE AND THAT TELLS US THE GUN WASN’T POINTED DOWN RANGE. UP AND COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: The first day of youth spring turkey season starts April 22, 2023 and the statewide season is April 29th 2023 UNTIL May 30th 2023 The trout season first day is April 1st, 2023 Anyone using a boat less than 16 feet long, a canoe, kayak or paddleboard must have on a PFD while in the boat from NOVEMBER 1ST TO APRIL 30TH. All other boats must have a PFD for every person on board within easy reach and open. Brush burning season is approaching. Please be careful. We have had a lot of windy days so try to burn after a rain and no wind. A Hunter Trapper Education day will be offered at the V.S.C. on June 3rd. WE ARE HAVING A WORKDAY ON APRIL 22.2023. Please bring tools like leaf rakes, garden rakes, gloves and loppers to help out. This is a four hour workday and food will be available. The more people that show up makes for an easier day for everyone.