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East Regional Report – August



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—Andrew Root

aroot@nrahq.org

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

NJ, MA, RI, CT—Jim Reardon
jreardon@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.

AUG. 2—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

AUG. 3—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

AUG. 4—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241

AUG. 7—RICHMOND, VA

(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

AUG. 7—MANCHESTER, NH
(Seminar)
Robert Boilard (603) 566-1727

AUG. 9—SHARTLESVILLE, PA
(Seminar)
Joseph Salerno (484) 529-8336

AUG. 9—MANCHESTER, NH

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Boilard (603) 566-1727

AUG. 10—LOWELL, MA
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Edward Hammersley (978) 804-5395

Women’s Events
NRA Women on Target offers safe, fun-filled instructional shooting clinics. For more information please contact the clinic director listed or go to the NRA ISC website www.nrahq.org/women/isc/clinics.asp.

AUG. 2—FRYEBURG, ME
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Carol Clark (207) 615-5773

AUG. 9—JOHNSTOWN, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Peter Tautznik (518) 883-8605

AUG. 9—MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Rifle)
Mary Anne Cramer (443) 520-0482

AUG. 16—LEXINGTON PARK, MD
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Carol Frisch (407) 701-9085

AUG. 16—VICTOR, NY

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Jim Kinsman (585) 733-4890

AUG. 23—MANSFIELD, PA

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery)
Sheila Bunch (570) 724-7289

AUG. 23—AUBURN, MA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Al Stearns (774) 745-8287


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.

AUG. 4-8—MINERAL POINT, PA
(Select-Fire)

AUG. 4-8—EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ

(Tactical Shooting)

AUG. 11-15—YORK, PA

(Handgun, Shotgun)

AUG. 25-29—PITTSBURGH, PA

(Patrol Rifle)

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

TUITION-FREE ARMORER CLASS

(sworn officers only)

AUG. 28—FAIRFAX, VA

(Glock Armorer)

Contact Tim Cole  (703) 267-1626 or tcole@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.

AUG. 1-2—CHESTER, NY
(Approved)

AUG. 9—SEFORD, DE

(Approved)

AUG. 9—LEBANON, PA

(Approved)

AUG. 9—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

AUG. 15-16—CHESTER, NY

(Approved)

AUG. 16—DERBY, VT
(Approved)

AUG. 22-23—CALVERTON, NY

(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
WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY – AUG. 3
ANNAPOLIS, MD – AUG. 16
PALMYRA, PA – AUG. 23-24

ACTION PISTOL
BEDFORD, VA – AUG. 2

SMALLBORE RIFLE
MANASSAS, VA – AUG. 30-31

HIGH POWER RIFLE
WESTFIELD, MA – AUG. 3
OREFIELD, PA – AUG. 9
SHACKLESFORD, VA – AUG. 9
HIGHLAND LAKES, NJ – AUG. 24

SILHOUETTE
SUFFOLK, VA – AUG. 3
BRADFORD, PA – AUG. 6
MONTOURSVILLE, PA – AUG. 23
MILROY, PA – AUG. 24

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



GUN SHOWS

AUG. 1-3  OLD FORGE, NY
Hiltebrant Recreation Center, NEACA Gun Shows (518) 664-9743

AUG. 2  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 2-3  POTTSTOWN, PA
Sunnybrook, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

AUG. 2-3  HAZLETON, PA
Genetti’s Best Western, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

AUG. 2-3  DAYTON, OH
Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

AUG. 2-3  DOSWELL, VA
Farm Bureau Center at Meadow Event Park, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

AUG. 2-3  DALE CITY, VA

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1503, Old Dominion Gun Shows (276) 238-1343

AUG. 9  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 9-10  WATERTOWN, NY
Jefferson County Agricultural Hall, NEACA Gun Shows (518) 664-9743

AUG. 9-10  WILMINGTON, OH
Roberts Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

AUG. 9-10  OAKS, PA
Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

AUG. 10  UNADILLA, NY
Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Midstate Arms Collectors (607) 748-1010

AUG. 15-16  BECKLEY, WV

Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center, Old Dominion Shows (276) 238-1343

AUG. 16  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 16-17  FISHERSVILLE, VA
Augusta Expoland, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

AUG. 16-17  EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2540, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

AUG. 16-17  LEESPORT, PA
Leesport Farmers Market, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

AUG. 16-17  CLARENCE, NY
Clarence Events Building, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

AUG. 16-17  BEREA-CLEVELAND, OH
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

AUG. 16-17  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

AUG. 22-23  MILLWOOD, WV

Jackson County Armed Forces Reserve Center, Old Dominion Gun Shows (276) 238-1343

AUG. 22-24  SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

Saratoga Springs City Center, NEACA Gun Shows (518) 664-9743

AUG. 23  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 23-24  LAKE HARMONY, PA

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

AUG. 23-24  MONROEVILLE, PA

Monroeville Convention Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

AUG. 23-24  STEVENSVILLE, MD

Kent Island American Legion, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

AUG. 23-24  AUGUSTA, ME

Augusta Civic Center, DiPrete Promotions, Inc. (603) 225-3846

AUG. 23-24  CIRCLEVILLE, OH
Pickaway County Fairgrounds, Buckeye Gun Shows LLC (614) 302-0357

AUG. 29-31  NEWBURGH, NY
Ice Time Sports Arena, NEACA Gun Shows (518) 664-9743

AUG. 30  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 30-31  CONCORD, NH
Everett Ice Arena, DiPrete Promotions, Inc. (603) 225-3846

AUG. 30-31  GETTYSBURG, PA

Allstar Events Complex, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

AUG. 30-31  ROANOKE, VA

Roanoke Civic Center, Showmasters Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

Dates and locations subject to change—contact the show before traveling. Discounted NRA membership sold through NRA recruiters. *Some shows may offer free admission for new membership and renewals. To become an NRA Recruiter call (703) 267-3784.

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.