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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—Andrew Root

aroot@nrahq.org

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

NJ, MA, RI, CT, Southern NY—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


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training
Public and private officers interested in becoming firearms instructors should attend one of the NRA’s Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools, designed to enhance  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. 6-10—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

APR. 13-17—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Tactical Shooting)

APR. 20-24—BETHLEHEM, PA

(Patrol Rifle)

APR. 27-MAY—MONROEVILLE, PA

(Handgun/Shotgun)

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. 11—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

APR. 11—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

APR. 24-25—MONROE, NY
(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King (703)267-1621 or tking@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. 11—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

APR. 11—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

APR. 15—AYER, MA

(Seminar)
Claudia Stewart (978) 760-1847

APR. 18—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

APR. 19—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

APR. 20—BRISTOL, CT
(Seminar)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 584-7865

APR. 25—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

APR. 25—CINCINNATI, OH
(Seminar)
Robert Beckman (513) 800-1872

APR. 25—CINCINNATI, OH
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Beckman (513) 800-1872

APRIL—ONLINE
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Visit NRAOnlineTraining.org for more information.


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
MILLVILLE, NJ – APR. 4
ROCHESTER, NY – APR. 11
SOMERSET, PA – APR. 11-12
WARREN, OH – APR. 19
BOYERTOWN, PA – APR. 26-27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
FAIRFAX, VA – APR. 4
SHACKELSFORD, VA – APR. 11
MILLVILLE, NJ – APR. 19

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – APR. 4
COLONIE, NY – APR. 18
HAMPDEN, ME – APR. 19
LIMA, OH – APR. 19
NEW TRIPOLI, PA – APR. 19
DELTA, PA – APR. 25

SILHOUETTE
FMANOR, PA – APR. 4
SUFFOLK, VA – APR. 5
MONTPELIER, VA – APR. 11
STATEN ISLAND, NY – APR. 18
BRADFORD, PA – APR. 18

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. 4  FREDERICK, MD
Frederick Fairgrounds, Silverado Promotions (301) 874-5012*

APR. 4-5  NORFOLK, VA
Norfolk Scope Arena, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

APR. 4-5  LIMA, OH
Allen County Fairgrounds, Tri-State Gun Collectors (419) 647-0067

APR. 11-12  WINCHESTER, VA
Winchester Sportsplex, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

APR. 11-12  FISHERSVILLE, VA
Augusta Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

APR. 11-12  SAUGERITES, NY
Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex-Kiwanis Ice Rink, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Ass’n  (518) 664-9743

APR. 11-12  DAYTON, OH
Dayton Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

APR. 11-12  WASHINGTON, PA
Washington County Fair Grounds, A.R.H. Sport Shop (724) 948-3571

APR. 11-12  NILES, OH
Eastwood Expo Center, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

APR. 11-12  LEWISTON, ME
Lewiston Elks Lodge, JT Reid’s Gun Shop LLC (207) 777-3579

APR. 11-12  LAKE HARMONY, PA
Split Rock Lodge, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

APR. 11-12  MASSILLON, OH
Knights of Columbus, Stark Gun Collectors (330) 833-2495

APR. 11-12  WASHINGTON, PA
Washington County Fair Grounds, A.R.H. Sport Shop (724) 948-3571

APR. 11-12  MONTPELIER, OH
Williams County Fairgrounds, D&K Enterprises (419) 737-2801

APR. 11-12  McCONNELLSBURG, PA
American Legion, Commonwealth Target Co. (570) 640-0144

APR. 11-12  NEWPORT, ME
Newport Recreation Center, Big Pine Gun Club (207) 341-1356

APR. 11-12  CARBONDALE, PA
Best Western, Jaeger Arms Productions (570) 470-6404

APR. 12  MOUNT BETHEL, PA
Mount Bethel Volunteer Fire Co., Mount Bethel Volunteer Fire Co. (610) 588-7538

APR. 18-19  VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
Virginia Beach Convention Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

APR. 18-19  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

APR. 18-19  WARMINSTER, PA
SMG Sports Plex, VFGC Promotions (610) 975-0877

APR. 18-19  MEDINA, OH
Medina County Fairgrounds, Conrad and Dowdell Productions (330) 948-4400

APR. 18-19  CONCORD, NH
Douglas N. Everett Arena, DiPrete Promotions Inc. (603) 225-3846

APR. 18-19  LEBANON, PA
Lebanon Exposition Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

APR. 18-19  MONROEVILLE, PA
Monroeville Convention Center, Showmasters and C&E Gun Shows Inc. (540) 953-0016

APR. 18-19  MAUMEE, OH
Lucas County Recreation Center, Maumee Valley Gun Collectors Ass’n (419) 893-1110

APR. 18-19  SYRACUSE, NY
New York State Fairgrounds, New York State Arms Collectors Ass’n (607) 748-1010

APR. 18-19  WELLSBORO, PA
Meads Auction, Hunters Gun Show LLC (717) 497-8584

APR. 24-26  CHANTILLY, VA
Dulles Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016 *

APR. 25  SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Shippensburg Auction Center, Hunters Gun Show LLC (717) 497-8584

APR. 25-26  PLYMOUTH, MA
South Shore Expo Center, New Mart Promotions Inc. (914) 248-1000

APR. 25-26  MARIETTA, OH
Washington County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC (740) 667-0412

APR. 25-26  BLOOMSBURG, PA
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

APR. 25-26  COLUMBUS, OH
Westland Mall, Showmasters and C&E Gun Shows Inc. (540) 953-0016

APR. 25-26  BATAVIA, NY
Falleti Ice Arena, Alabama Hunt Club (716) 434-6535

APR. 25-26  MARIETTA, OH
Washington County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC (740) 667-0412

APR. 25-26  BEREA, OH
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

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.