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East Regional Report – October



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.

OCT. 2—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

OCT. 4—LOWELL, MA
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Edward Hammersley (978) 804-5395

OCT. 4—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

OCT. 5—WOODLAND PARK, NJ
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Anthony Colandro (888) 486-3674

OCT. 5—CHARLES TOWN, WV

(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

OCT. 6—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241

OCT. 11—EASTON, PA
(Seminar)
Robert Magill (484) 548-0773

OCT. 12—WEST ELKTON, OH
(Instructor Development Workshop)
John Farquhar (937) 787-4414

OCT. 18—SARASOTA SPRINGS, NY

(Seminar)
Daniel Henderson (518) 565-0223

OCT. 18—FURLONG, PA
(Seminar)
Lori Wicen (215) 598-3534

OCT. 18—BRISTOL, CT

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 582-4388

OCT. 18—LOVELAND, OH
(Seminar)
Robert Beckman (513) 800-1872

OCT. 18—LOVELAND, OH
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Beckman (513) 800-1872

OCT. 19—BRISTOL, CT
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 582-4388

OCT. 25—MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH

(Seminar)
Timothy Stahlberg (216) 759-7600

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

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.

OCT. 4—JOHNSTOWN, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Peter Tautznik (518) 883-8605

OCT. 4—MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD

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

OCT. 4—FINCASTLE, VA

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Jim Hamilton (540) 204-6013

OCT. 4—LOCKPORT, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Sue Bryant (908) 295-2553

OCT. 11—STONE RIDGE, NY

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Carol Laurito (845) 687-7735

OCT. 11—MIDVALE, OH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Kimberly Hobart (330) 206-5802

OCT. 18—NEGLEY, OH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Melanie Adams (330) 853-1664

OCT. 19—NEW BEDFORD, MA

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle)
Arthur Landry (508) 965-2808

OCT. 25—UNIONDALE, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Rifle)
Marilyn Cohen (516) 241-3466


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.

OCT. 6-10—LORDS VALLEY, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

OCT. 13-17—MINERAL POINT, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

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

TUITION-FREE
(sworn law enforcement only)

OCT. 6-7—FAIRFAX, VA
(Mossberg 500/590 Shotgun Armorer)

OCT. 8-9—FAIRFAX, VA
(AR-15/M-16 Armorer)

OCT. 10—FAIRFAX, VA
(M1911/M1911A1)

OCT.13-14—FAIRFAX, VA
(Remington 8709P Armorer)

OCT. 15 & 16—FAIRFAX, VA
(Bushmaster AR-15 Amorer)

OCT. 30—FAIRFAX, VA

(Glock Armorer)

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

SPECIAL EVENTS
Hunter Sight In Day
OCT. 4—STATEN ISLAND, NY
Colonial Rifle & Pistol Club (917) 309-0876

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.

OCT. 2-4—CHESTER, NY
(State Championship)

OCT. 5—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

OCT. 11—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

OCT. 11—FREDERICK, MD
(State Championship)

OCT. 11—SCITUATE, RI

(Approved)

OCT. 11—SEAFORD, DE

(Approved)

OCT. 11—DERBY, VT
(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
FREEPORT, NY – OCT. 18-19
BATAVIA, OH – OCT. 19
BEDFORD, MA – OCT. 19
RIVERDALE, NJ – OCT. 24-25

SMALLBORE RIFLE
CENTERVILLE, MD – OCT. 12
MILLVILLE, NJ – OCT. 19

HIGH POWER RIFLE
COLONIE, NY – OCT. 4
DUNCAN FALLS, OH – OCT. 5
PERKASIE, PA – OCT. 26
JACKSON, NJ – OCT. 26

SILHOUETTE
MOUNT VERNON, NH – OCT. 5
STATEN ISLAND, NY – OCT. 18
MANASSAS, VA – OCT. 19
MILROY, PA – OCT. 26

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



GUN SHOWS

OCT. 3-5  OAKS, PA
Philadelphia Expo Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

OCT. 4-5  CHESTER, VT

American Legion #67, Green Mountain Gun & Knife Shows (802) 875-4540

OCT. 4-5  WINCHESTER, VA

Winchester Sportsplex, SGK Gun Shows (252) 745-5647

OCT. 4-5  SALEM, VA

Salem Civic Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

OCT. 4-5  COLUMBUS, OH
Westland Mall, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

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

OCT. 11-12  GILBERTSVILLE, PA

Gilbertsville Fire Hall, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144*

OCT. 11-12  HARRISONBURG, VA

Rockingham County Fairgrounds, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

OCT. 11-12  VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

Virginia Beach Convention Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

OCT. 11-12  FAIRMONT, WV
Marion County Armory, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

OCT. 12  MOUNT BETHEL, PA

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

OCT. 18-19  RICHMOND, VA
Richmond Speedway, C&E Gun Shows(540) 953-0016

OCT. 18-19  BLOOMSBURG, PA
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

OCT. 18-19  GIBSONBURG, OH
Sandusky County Sportsmen’s Clubhouse, Sandusky County Sportsmen’s Club (419) 283-2481

OCT. 18-19  CLEVELAND, OH

Cleveland I-X Center, Ohio Gun Collector’s Ass’n (Members Only) (330) 467-5733

OCT. 18-19  HILLIARD, OH

Franklin County Fairgrounds, Buckeye Gun Shows LLC (614) 302-0357

OCT. 18-19  MCCONNELLSBURG, PA

American Legion Post 561, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144*

OCT. 18-19  ALLENTOWN, PA

Allentown Fairgrounds, Forks for the Delaware Historical Arms Society, Inc. (610) 438-9006

OCT. 25-26  MONROEVILLE, PA

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

OCT. 25-26  WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA

Eastern States Expositions, Mid-Hudson Promotions, Inc. (914) 248-1000

OCT. 25-26  SELLERSVILLE, PA

Forrest Lodge VFW, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144 *

OCT. 25-26  CALEDONIA, NY

JW Jones Hall, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

OCT. 25-26  WELLINGTON, OH

Lorain County Fairgrounds, Bill-Mar Promotions (440) 986-5004

OCT. 25-26  WIND GAP, PA

Plainfield Township Fire Company, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

OCT. 25-26  ROANOKE, VA

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

OCT. 25-26  FREDERICKSBURG, VA
Frederick Expo Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

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.