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East Regional Report – June



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.

JUNE 1-5—BEDFORD, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

JUNE 1-5—LEWISBURG, PA
(Tactical Shooting)

JUNE 8-12—VALHALLA, NY*
(Patrol Rifle) – sworn public law enforcement only

JUNE 15-19—MINERAL POINT, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

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

TUITION-FREE ARMORER SCHOOLS

(*sworn law enforcement only)

JUNE 2—FAIRFAX, VA
(Glock Armorer)

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.

JUNE 12-13—MONROE, NY

(Approved)

JUNE 13—LEBANON, PA

(Approved)

JUNE 13—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

JUNE 14—CHANTILLY, VA
(Regional)

JUNE 20—DERBY, VT
(Approved)

JUNE 26-27—MONROE, NY

(Approved)

JUNE 27—FREDERICK, MD
(Regional)

JUNE 28-30—CHANTILLY, VA
(Regional)

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.

JUNE 4—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

JUNE 5—SOMERSET, MA
(Seminar)
Kathleen Scallon (774) 294-5445

JUNE 6—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

JUNE 6—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

JUNE 7—NEW STRAITSVILLE, OH
(Seminar)
Contact Honi Greenlee (740) 385-1028

JUNE 13—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

JUNE 19—SOMERSET, MA
(Seminar)
Kathleen Scallon (774) 294-5445

JUNE 19—DICKSON CITY, PA
(Seminar)
David Kostiak (570) 307-2000

JUNE 20—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

JUNE 21—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

JUNE 22—WARREN, OH
(Seminar)
Pam Karousis (330) 847-0503

JUNE 23—HARRISON, NY
(Seminar)
Pasquale Coppolecchia (914) 835-4864

JUNE 27—BANGOR, PA
(Seminar)
Charles Hentz (610) 588-9044

JUNE 27—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

JUNE—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 nrahq.org/women/isc/clinics.asp.

JUNE 6—JOHNSTOWN, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Peter Tautznik (518) 883-8605

JUNE 6—WAKEFIELD, VA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Dale Mullin (757) 420-4419

JUNE 6—SIMSBURY, CT
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle)
Sondra Harman (203) 721-0926

JUNE 6—BROOKFIELD, MA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Denise Raskett (508) 341-4767

JUNE 7—ENOLA, PA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Sharon Gregg (717) 691-7930

JUNE 20—NORTH BERWICK, ME
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Stephen Rand (207) 646-3472

JUNE 20—ONEONTA, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Joseph Strnad (607) 287-2898

JUNE 27—POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Rifle)
Jackie Emslie (914) 475-4901

JUNE 27—HAMBURG, PA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Robert Sproesser (610) 756-4328

JUNE 27—WEST SALEM, OH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Jennifer Thomas (440) 670-5530


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
MONTPELIER, VA – JUNE 6
AKRON, NY – JUNE 7
SIDMAN, PA – JUNE 13-14
VERNON, CT – JUNE 21
SCARBOROUGH, ME – JUNE 21
WEST WINDSOR, NJ – JUNE 21
HARRISON, OH – JUNE 28

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PALMYRA, PA – JUNE 11-14
LIMA, OH – JUNE 13-14
SMITHFIELD, RI – JUNE 20
SOUTHINGTON, CT – JUNE 27-28

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CHANDLERSVILLE, OH – JUNE 7
HAMPDEN, ME – JUNE 14
DAMASCUS, MD – JUNE 20
GRAFTON, VA – JUNE 20
DELTA, PA – JUNE 27
COLONIE, NY – JUNE 27-28
KEENE, NH – JUNE 28
JACKSON, NJ – JUNE 28

SILHOUETTE
MT. VERNON, NH – JUNE 7
JACKSON, NJ – JUNE 9
FAIRLESS HILLS, PA – JUNE 14
STATEN ISLAND, NY – JUNE 20
HARDY, VA – JUNE 21

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



GUN SHOWS

JUNE 5-7    CHANTILLY, VA
Dulles Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016*

JUNE 6-7    EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
VFW 2540 East Stroudsburg, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

JUNE 6-7    WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA
Eastern State Exposition, Mid-Hudson Promotions Inc. (914) 248-1000

JUNE 6-7    ZANESVILLE, OH
Muskingum County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC (740) 667-0412

JUNE 12-14    SUMMERSVILLE, WV
National Guard Armory, R&R Gun & Knife Shows (304) 575-6865

JUNE 13-14    SAUGERTIES, NY
Kiwanis Ice Rink. New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates (518) 664-9743

JUNE 13-14    DAYTON, OH
Dayton Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun & Knife Show (502) 538-3900

JUNE 13-14    MEDINA, OH
Medina County Fairgrounds, Conrad & Dowdell Productions (330) 948-4400

JUNE 13-14    GETTYSBURG, PA
All Star Conference Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

JUNE 13-14    MEDINA, OH
Medina County Fairgrounds, Conrad & Dowdell Productions (330) 948-4400

JUNE 13-14    TIMONIUM, MD
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

JUNE 19-21    STURBRIDGE, MA
Sturbridge Hotel & Conference Center, New England Antique Arms Society (508) 347-7393

JUNE 19-21    HARRISBURG, PA
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex- Expo Hall. Showmasters and C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016*

JUNE 19-21    CONCORD, NH
Bektash Shrine Center, Northeast Expositions (603) 621-0700

JUNE 20    PHILADELPHIA, PA
National Guard Armory, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

JUNE 20-21    WASHINGTON, PA

Washington County Fair Grounds, A.R.H. Sport Shop (724) 948-3571

JUNE 20-21    MANASSAS, VA

Prince William County Fairgrounds, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

JUNE 21    ALEXANDER, NY

Alexander Firearms Rec Hall, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

JUNE 27-28    SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun & Knife Show (502) 538-3900

JUNE 27-28    FREDERICKSBURG, VA
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference 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.