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Central Regional Report – June



SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of NRA
Whether you’re a hunter, competitive shooter or just a proud gun owner, Friends of NRA has something for every-one. The format is simple—food, fun, family and fundraising! At every Friends of NRA banquet you’ll have the opportunity to participate in games, raffles, live and silent auctions, and more. You’ll also find many unique items including limited edition firearms, wildlife art, jewelry and outdoor gear. To learn more about events in your area, visit www.friendsofnra.org, contact your local field representative or call (800) 672-3888, ext. 1354.

Central Region Director—Chad Franklin
cfranklin@nrahq.org

IA, NE—Tim Bacon
tbacon@nrahq.org

Northern IL—Mike Huber
mhuber@nrahq.org

Southern IL—Donald Higgs
dhiggs@nrahq.org

IN—Craig Haggard
chaggard@nrahq.org

MI—Allan Herman
aherman@nrahq.org

WI—Scott Taetsch
staetsch@nrahq.org

Northern MO—Travis Scott
tscott@nrahq.org

Southern MO—Gregg Pearre
gpearre@nrahq.org

KY—John LaRowe
jlarowe@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 20—LAKE VILLA, IL
(Seminar)
Michel Rioux (847) 603-1966

JUNE 24—ANN ARBOR, MI
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Steven Reed (734) 761-5860

JUNE 25—FRANKFORT, IN
(Seminar)
Terry Fitzsimons (765) 659-3374

JUNE 28—LAFAYETTE, IN
(Seminar)
Arthur Burk (765) 838-0700

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 7—LOUISVILLE, KY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Ken Pagano (502) 451-9088

JUNE 13—HOWELL, MI
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Michael LaFollette (313) 618-0224

JUNE 20—IRONWOOD, MI

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Gary Sell (906) 364-8844

JUNE 28—MANTON, MI
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Michele Hoitenga (231) 878-3888


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training
Public and private officers interested in becoming firearms 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.

JUNE 15-19—MEXICO, MO

(Select Fire)
Contact Rudis Amaya (703) 267-1636 or ramaya@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.

JUNE 27—MARSHALLTOWN, IA
(Approved)

JUNE 27—BATES CITY, MO

(Approved)

JUNE 28—MARSHALLTOWN, IA
(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King at (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 onto www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Illinois State Rifle Ass’n, Inc.

Richard Pearson, Executive Director
(815) 635-3198; executive@isra.org

Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n, Inc.

Jerry Wehner, Executive Vice President
(812) 534-3258; vp@isrpa.org

Iowa State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Bill Besgrove, Secretary
(319) 626-2710; www.iowastateriflepistol.org

League of Kentucky Sportsmen, Inc.
Tom Mansfield, NRA Liaison
(859) 858-0135 thomasjmansfield@gmail.com

Michigan Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Leo Cebula, President
(231) 781-1223; lcebula@hotmail.com

Missouri Sport Shooting Ass’n
Kevin Jamison, President
(314) 440-3811; kljamison@earthlink.net

Nebraska Marksmanship Ass’n
Bill Keil, President
(402) 933-4881; hpinne@cox.net

Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs, & Educators
Jeff Nass, Executive Director
jeff@wisconsinforce.org


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JUNE 13
BELOIT, WI – JUNE 13
NEGAUNEE, MI – JUNE 14
HIGHLAND, IL – JUNE 20
BARNHART, MO – JUNE 26-27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
WYOMING, IL  – JUNE 6
BORDEN, IN – JUNE 7
MARSHALL, MO – JUNE 13-14
WILLIAMSTON, MI – JUNE 20-21

HIGH POWER RIFLE

MARSHALL, MO – JUNE 6-7
LODI, WI – JUNE 6-7
MONTEZUMA, IA – JUNE 7
PADUCAH, KY – JUNE 13
WATSON, MI – JUNE 13
CHILLICOTHE, IL – JUNE 20
EDINBURG, IN – JUNE 28

SILHOUETTE
WRIGHT CITY, MO – JUNE 7
ITHACA, MI – JUNE 13-14
BELOIT, WI – JUNE 20
LOUISVILLE, NE – JUNE 21
FRIENDSHIP, IN – JUNE 27-28
ASHLAND, KY – JUNE 27-28

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


GUNSHOWS

JUNE 5-7  ST. LOUIS, MO
Machinists Union Hall, St. Louis Weapon Collectors (314) 846-0751

JUNE 6-7  PECATONICA, IL

Winnebago County Fairgrounds, Northern Illinois Rifle & Pistol Club (815) 964-6134

JUNE 6-7  OZARK, MO

Elks Lodge #2777, Christian County Elks (417) 631-75556

JUNE 6-7  LAFAYETTE, IN

Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

JUNE 6-7  NOVI, MI
The Suburban Collection Showplace. Sports Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

JUNE 7  JOLIET, IL
Joliet Moose Lodge, The Cloe Group LLC (815) 263-2810

JUNE 12-14  DES MOINES, IA

Iowa State Fairgrounds, Trade Show Productions (888) 552-1486

JUNE 12-14  WAUKESHA, WI
Waukesha County Expo Center, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JUNE 13-14  KANSAS CITY, MO

KCI-Expo Center, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

JUNE 13-14  KOKOMO, IN

Ivy Tech Kokomo Event Center, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

JUNE 14  CRYSTAL LAKE, IL

Holiday Inn Convention Center, D.J. Guns (815) 385-1982

JUNE 19-21  MOUNT CLEMENS, MI

Gibraltar Trade Center. Angela Neargarder-Gibraltar Trade Center (586) 465-6440

JUNE 20-21  COLUMBIA CITY, IN

Whitley County Fairgrounds 4H Center, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

JUNE 20-21  LEXINGTON, KY
Lexington Center, R.K. Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

JUNE 26-28  COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA

Westfair Fairgrounds, Marv Kraus Promotions (563) 608-4401

JUNE 26-28  ROCK ISLAND, IL
Rock Island Auction Co., Rock Island Auction Co. (800) 238-8022

JUNE 27-28  BELLEVILLE, IL

Belle Clair Fairgrounds, ECA-Egyptian Collectors Association Inc. (618) 495-2572

JUNE 27-28  GRAND RAPIDS, MI
28th Street Showplace, Sports Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

JUNE 27-28  MUNCIE, IN
Delaware County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

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.