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East Regional Report – April



SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of NRA
Friends of NRA banquets are key grassroots events that support thousands of community services related to firearm education, hunter safety, wildlife conservation, range improvements, youth marksmanship and law enforcement. For more information on upcoming events in your area, please contact your local field representative, call (800) 672-3888, ext. 1354 or visit www.friendsofnra.org

Eastern Region Director—Bryan Hoover
bhoover@nrahq.org

Northern OH—Marc Peugeot
mpeugeot@nrahq.org

Southern OH—Dave Meszaros

dmeszaros@nrahq.org

ME, VT, NH—Brian Smith
bsmith@nrahq.org

NJ, MA, RI, CT—Bryan Hoover
bhoover@nrahq.org

NY—Jay Rusnock
jrusnock@nrahq.org

Eastern PA, DE—Kory Enck
kenck@nrahq.org

Western PA—Tom Baldrige

tbaldrige@nrahq.org

Eastern VA, Eastern MD, DC—David Wells

dwells@nrahq.org

Western VA, Western MD, WV—Jim Kilgore
jkilgore@nrahq.org


TRAINING

Crime Prevention
NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim program provides men and women with common-sense crime prevention and personal safety strategies. The most up-to-date schedule is available on the Internet at NRAInstructors.org. Please contact the instructor listed for more information.

APR. 1—MIDDLETOWN, NJ
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Wilson (732) 791-4880

APR. 5—NEW KENSINGTON, PA
(Seminar)
Klint Macro (724) 212-7006

APR. 5—NEW KENSINGTON, PA
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Klint Macro (724) 212-7006

APR. 5—EASTON, PA
(Seminar)
Robert Magill (484) 548-0773

APR. 5—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

APR. 7—BRISTOL, CT
(Seminar)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 582-4388

APR. 7—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training

Public and private officers interested in becoming firearm instructors should attend one of NRA’s Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools, designed to enhance the instructors’ firearm knowledge and handling skills, as well as prepare them to develop effective training programs, instruct in a professional manner, and conduct practical training exercises. Restricted to law enforcement officers only.

APR. 7-11—HOWELL, NJ
(Handgun/Shotgun)

APR. 7-11—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

APR. 14-18—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

APR. 14-18—CLARION, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

APR. 14-18—MINERAL POINT, PA

(Handgun/Shotgun)

APR. 21-25—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Tactical Shooting)

APR. 28-MAY 2—BETHLEHEM, PA

(Select-Fire)

APR. 28-MAY 2—CLARION, PA

(Patrol Rifle)

Contact Erika Buchanan (703) 267-1638 or ebuchanan@nrahq.org

Police Competition
NRA Police Pistol Combat competition is intended to be used as an extension of an officer’s training. See PPC Rulebook (Rule 2.4) for eligibility requirements.

APR. 12—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or tking@nrahq.org


State Associations
NRA-affiliated state associations promote and support the purposes, objectives, policies and programs of the NRA. For more information, contact your state association listed below, or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Connecticut State Rifle and Revolver Ass’n
Brad Palmer, Vice President
(860) 480-4600; csrra.president@gmail.com

Delaware State Sportsmen’s Ass’n
Daniel Lindbergh, Vice President
(302) 475-4228; nanadear@verizon.net

(Maine) Pine Tree State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Ronald Vailancourt, President
(207) 622-7989; ronval@roadrunner.com

(Massachusetts) Gun Owners’ Action League
James Wallace, Executive Director
(508) 393-5333; jimwallace@goal.org

Gun Owners of New Hampshire, Inc.

Mitch Kopacz, President
(603) 225-4664; president@gonh.org

Ass’n of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, Inc.

Scott L. Bach, President
(973) 697-9270; sbach@mindspring.com

New York State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n, Inc.

Tom King, President
(518) 424-1349; tomkingnra@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Rifle and Pistol Ass’n

Jack Lee, President
(724) 865-2597; prpaleg@zoominternet.net

Rhode Island State Rifle and Revolver Ass’n

Gail Hogan, Secretary
(401) 573-0260; gahogan777@hotmail.com

Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Inc.

Clint Gray, President
(802) 467-8445; www.vtfsc.org


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
HARRISBURG, PA – APR. 5-6
OLD BRIDGE, NJ – APR. 5-6
OAK HARBOR, OH – APR. 12-13
HARWOOD, MD – APR. 13
PEELTREE, WV – APR. 26-27

ACTION PISTOL
BEDFORD, VA – APR. 5

HIGH POWER RIFLE
MILLVILLE, NJ – APR. 5
HAMPDEN, ME – APR. 12
SHACKLEFORDS, VA – APR. 12
GREENVILLE, PA – APR. 26

SILHOUETTE
NEW FREEDOM, PA – APR. 6
SUFFOLK, VA – APR. 6
MONTPELIER, VA – APR. 12
MILROY, PA – APR. 18
CORAOPOLIS, PA – APR. 19
BRADFORD, PA – APR. 23
MONTOURSVILLE, PA – APR. 26

AIRGUN
COLUMBUA, OH – APR. 4-5
HARWOOD, MD – APR. 20

For more information, contact Tonia Forte at (703) 267-1466 or tforte@nrahq.org. For a complete listing, see www.shootingsportsusa.com.



GUN SHOWS

APR. 5  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

APR. 5-6  NEWPORT, ME
Newport Recreation Center, Big Pine Gun Club (207) 341-1356

APR. 5-6  LIMA, OH
Allen County Fairgrounds, Tri State Gun Collectors, Inc. (419) 647-0067

APR. 5-6  HILLIARD, OH
Franklin County Fairgrounds, Special O.P.S. Shows (614) 523-7767

APR. 5-6  MASSILLON, OH

Knights of Columbus Hall, Stark Gun Collectors (330) 833-2495

APR. 5-6    COLUMBUS, OH
Westland Mall, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

APR. 5-6  NILES, OH
Eastwood Expo Center, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

APR. 5-6  DAYTON, OH
Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

APR. 5-6  NORFOLK, VA
Norfolk Scope Arena, Showmasters Gun Shows (540) 951-1344

APR. 5-6  FREDERICK, MD

Frederick Fairgrounds, Silverado Gun Shows (301) 874-5012

APR. 5-6  LAKE HARMONY, PA

Split Rock Lodge, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

APR. 5-6  MCCONNELLSBURG, PA
American Legion Post 561, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144*

APR. 6  MOUNT BETHEL, PA

Mount Bethel Volunteer Fire Company, Harry Nasatka (610) 588-7538

APR. 12  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

APR. 12-13  MAUMEE, OH
Lucas County Recreation Center, Maumee Valley Gun Collectors Ass’n (419) 893-1110

APR. 12-13  MONTPELIER, OH
Williams County Fairgrounds, D&K Enterprises (419) 737-2801

APR. 12-13  NEWARK, OH
Metropolitan Hotel, Front Sight Promotions (740) 667-0412

APR. 12-13  FISHERSVILLE, VA

Augusta Expoland, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

APR. 12-13  MEDINA, OH
Medina County Community Center, Conrad and Dowdell Productions (330) 948-4400

APR. 12-13  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

APR. 12-13  GREENCASTLE, PA
Mason Dixon Auto Auction, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

APR. 12-13  FREELAND, PA
Freeland Market Place, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

APR. 12-13  CENTRE HALL, PA
Centre County Grange Fairgrounds, Outdoor Sportsman Club (814) 355-4440

APR. 12-13  CONCORD, NH
Everett Ice Arena, DiPrete Promotions, Inc. (603) 225-3846

APR. 12-13  WASHINGTON, PA
Washington County Fairgrounds, A.R.H. Sport Shop (724) 948-3571*

APR. 12-13  SYRACUSE, NY
New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, New York Arms Collectors Ass’n (607) 748-1010

APR. 19  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

APR. 25-27  CHANTILLY, VA
Dulles Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

APR. 26  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

APR. 26-27  BATAVIA, NY
Falletti Ice Arena, Alabama Hunt Club (716) 434-6535

APR. 26-27  SPRING BROOK TOWNSHIP, PA
Spring Brook Fire Company, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

APR. 26-27  BIDDEFORD, ME
Biddeford Ice Arena, DiPrete Promotions, Inc. (603) 225-3846

APR. 26-27  MONROEVILLE, PA
Monroeville Convention Center, Showmasters Gun Shows (540) 951-1344

APR. 26-27  BUSHKILL, PA
Fernwood Resort, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

APR. 26-27  SELLERSVILLE, PA

Forest Lodge Veterans of Foreign Wars, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144*

APR. 26-27  PLYMOUTH, MA
South Shore Expo Center, Newmart Promotions, Inc. with Westchester Collectors Club (914) 248-1000

APR. 26-27  MIDDLEBURY, VT

American Legion Post 27, Green Mountain Gun & Knife Shows (802) 875-4540

APR. 26-27  MARIETTA, OH

Washington County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions (740) 667-0412

APR. 26-27  BEREA-CLEVELAND, OH
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

APR. 26-27  HILLIARD, OH
Franklin County Fairgrounds, Buckeye Gun Shows LLC (614) 302-0357

APR. 26-27  DALE CITY, VA
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1503, Old Dominion Gun Shows (276) 238-1343

Dates and locations subject to change—contact the show before travelling. Discounted NRA memberships sold through NRA recruiters. *Some shows may offer free admission for new membership and renewals. To become an NRA Recruiter call (703) 267-3772.

*NRA Affiliate. All others are NRA Recruiters. For details, call (703) 267-3772.

Bringing the Association home to Main Street America, the "NRA Regional Report" delivers timely information on local shooting competitions, training seminars, shooting ranges, Friends of NRA dinners and events of interest to members where they live, in five geographic regions of the country.