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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, 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

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.

AUG.  10-14—ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
(Precision Rifle)

AUG. 17-21—LONDON, OH
(Handgun/Shotgun)

AUG. 24-28—MONROEVILLE, PA

(Patrol Rifle)

AUG. 31-SEPT. 1—CLARION, PA
(Tactical Shooting)

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

TUITION-FREE ARMORER SCHOOLS

(*sworn law enforcement only)

AUG. 17—FAIRFAX, VA
(Springfield XD/XDM Armorer)

AUG. 18—FAIRFAX, VA
(Benelli M Shotgun Armorer)

AUG. 19—FAIRFAX, VA
(Ruger SR-556 Rifle Armorer)

AUG. 25—FAIRFAX, VA
(Officer Involved Shooting Seminar)

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

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—DERBY, VT

(Approved)

AUG. 8—SEFORD, DE
(Approved)

AUG. 8—LEBANON, PA

(Approved)

AUG. 8—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

AUG. 21-22—MONROE, NY
(State Championship)

AUG. 29—DERBY, VT
(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King at (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.

AUG. 1—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

AUG. 2—NEW STRAITSVILLE, OH
(Seminar)
Honi Greenlee (740) 385-1028

AUG. 6—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

AUG. 8—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

AUG. 9—RANSON, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

AUG. 15—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

AUG. 22—KINGSVILLE, MD
(Seminar)
Andrew Knaster (410) 206-9624

AUG. 22—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

AUG. 29—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

AUGUST—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
SCARBOROUGH, ME – AUG. 2
HARWOOD, MD – AUG. 9
CUMBERLAND, RI – AUG. 9
AKRON, NY – AUG. 9
PELHAM, NH – AUG. 15
VERNON, CT – AUG. 16
WEST WINDSOR, NJ – AUG. 22
ANNVILLE, PA – AUG. 22-23
HARRISON, OH – AUG. 23
ELEANOR, WV – AUG. 23
MANASSAS, VA – AUG. 23

SMALLBORE RIFLE
WALLINGFORD, CT – AUG. 9
MILLVILLE, NJ – AUG. 16

HIGH POWER RIFLE
WESTFIELD, MA – AUG. 2
SCARBOROUGH, ME – AUG. 2
EAST AURORA, NY – AUG. 8
PELHAM, NH – AUG. 8
GRAFTON, VA – AUG. 15
BUCKHANNON, WV – AUG. 22
LEXINGTON PARK, MD – AUG. 22
LIMA, OH – AUG. 23
YORK, PA – AUG. 23

SILHOUETTE
MT. VERNON, NH – AUG. 2
SUFFOLK, VA – AUG. 2
OWEGO, NY – AUG. 11
JACKSON, NJ – AUG. 11
MILROY, PA – AUG. 23

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  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles’ Event Center, Patriot Gun Show (513) 638-8688

AUG. 1-2  DOSWELL, VA

Farm Bureau Center at Meadow Event Park, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

AUG. 1-2  OLD FORGE, NY
Hiltebrant Recreation Center, New Eastcoast Arm Collectors Associates (518) 664-9743

AUG. 1-2  CLARENCE, NY
Clarence Event Building, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

AUG. 1-2  EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
VFW 2540 East Stroudsburg, Jaeger Arms Productions (570) 470-6404

AUG. 1-2  OLD FORGE, NY
George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates (518) 664-9743

AUG. 1-2  ERIE, PA
Erie Bayfront Convention Center, JM Promotions (724) 701-0104

AUG. 8-9  VANDALIA, OH
Airport Expo Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun & Knife Shows (502) 538-3900

AUG. 8-9  OAKS, PA

Greater Philadelphia Oaks Expo Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

AUG. 8-9  FREDERICKSBURG, VA
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Southeastern Guns & Knives (757) 483-5385

AUG. 8-9  PAINESVILLE, OH
Lake County Fairgrounds, Lake County Gun Shows (216) 338-1271

AUG. 15-16  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun & Knife Shows (502) 538-3900

AUG. 15-16  HAZELTON, PA
Genettis Best Western Hazleton, Jaeger Arms Productions (570) 470-6404

AUG. 15-16  WHITNEYVILLE, ME

Whitney Wreath Complex, Pleasant River Fish & Game Conservation Association (207) 460-1594

AUG. 15-16  LEESPORT, PA
Leesport Farmers Market, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

AUG. 22-23  DAYTON, OH
Dayton Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun & Knife Shows (502) 538-3900

AUG. 22-23  SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
Saratoga Springs City Center, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates (518) 664-9743

AUG. 22-23  CARLISLE, PA
Carlisle Expo Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

AUG. 22-23  AUGUSTA, ME
Augusta Civic Center, DiPrete Promotions Inc. (603) 225-3846

AUG. 22-23  MONROEVILLE, PA
Monroeville Convention Center, Showmasters and C&E Gun Shows Inc. (540) 953-0016

AUG. 22-23  MARIETTA, OH
Washington County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC. (740) 667-0412

AUG. 22-23  DILLSBURG, PA
Monaghan Township Fire Hall, Central Pennsylvania Antique Arms Association (717) 457-0183

AUG. 29  CONCORD, NH
Bektash Shrine Center, Fort Constitution Arms Collectors (603) 223-0001

AUG. 29-30  NEWBURGH, NY
Ice Time Sports Complex, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates (518) 664-9743

AUG. 29-30  LAKE HARMONY, PA
Split Rock Lodge, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

AUG. 29-30  ALTOONA, PA
Blair County Convention Center, Showmasters and C&E Gun Shows Inc. (540) 953-0016

AUG. 29-30  BEREA, OH
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

AUG. 29-30  WINCHESTER, VA
Sportsplex, Southeastern Guns & Knives (757) 483-5385

AUG. 29-30  ROANOKE, VA
Roanoke Civic Center, Showmasters Gun Shows (540) 953-0016*

AUG. 29-30  ZANESVILLE, OH
Muskingum County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC (740) 667-0412

AUG. 29-30  PHILADELPHIA, PA
Philadelphia National Guard Armory, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

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.