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Central Regional Report – January



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.

JAN. 11—RICE LAKE, WI
(Seminar)
Brandon Powers (715) 434-4867

JAN. 24—LAKE LOTAWANA, MO
(Seminar)
Bill Vandenbos (816) 547-2537

JAN.—ONLINE
(Instructor Development Workshop)


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
HIGHLAND, IL – JAN. 3
COLUMBUS, IN – JAN. 3
GEORGETOWN, IN – JAN. 17
JACKSON, MI – JAN. 30-31
KENOSHA, WI – JAN. 30-FEB. 1

SMALLBORE RIFLE
LOUISVILLE, KY – JAN. 3
OSHKOSH, WI – JAN. 31-FEB. 1

AIR RIFLE
COLUMBUS, IN – JAN. 3
POCAHONTAS, IL – JAN. 17-18
GEORGETOWN, IN – JAN. 24

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


GUNSHOWS

JAN. 2-4  HOWE, IN
Michiana Event Center, Gun Slinger Promotions USA (260) 624-5996

JAN. 2-4  LANSING, MI
Ingham County Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

JAN. 2-4  MOUNT CLEMENS, MI

Gibraltar Trade Center, Angela Neargarder (586) 465-6400

JAN. 2-4  POPLAR BLUFF, MO
Black River Coliseum, SEMO Gun Shows (573) 649-2848

JAN. 2-4  WASHINGTON, MO
N-Sports Rec Center, Militia Armaments Gun Club (636) 295-0624

JAN. 2-4  LA CROSSE, WI
La Crosse Center, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JAN. 2-4  SAINT LOUIS, MO

Orlando Gardens Banquet Center, Midwest Arms & Armor Society (314) 631-2799

JAN. 3-4  CADILLAC, MI

Wexford Civic Center, J&J Sport Shows (800) 968-5016

JAN. 3-4  FORT WAYNE, IN
Memorial Coliseum, CPI Shows (260) 483-6144

JAN. 3-4  NEW ALBANY, IN
National Guard Armory, Straight Shooters Enterprises (812) 498-3833

JAN. 3-4  KOKOMO, IN
Ivy Tech Kokomo Event Center, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

JAN. 3-4  MARION, IL
The Pavilion, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

JAN. 3-4  HARLAN, IA
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, JR Gun Shows (712) 782-3195

JAN. 3-4  LAGRANGE, KY

Soiree Hall, Shogun Gun Shows (502) 222-0870

JAN. 3-4  LEXINGTON, KY
Heritage Hall of the Lexington Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 4  WHEATON, IL
DuPage County Fairgrounds, Pioneer Valley Sportsmen Ass’n (630) 365-2808

JAN. 9-10  IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
United Sportsmen’s Club, United Sportsmen’s Club (906) 774-3867

JAN. 9-11  BRANSON, MO
Chateau on the Lake Hotel, Ozark Shooters (417) 443-3093

JAN. 9-11  WAUKESHA, WI
Waukesha County Expo Forum, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JAN. 10-11  BELLEVILLE, IL
Belle Clair Fairgrounds, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

JAN. 10-11  MOREHEAD, KY
Morehead Conference Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 10-11  FARMINGTON, MO
Farmington Community Civic Center, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 10-11  KANSAS CITY, MO
KCI-Expo Center, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 10-11  KALAMAZOO, MI
Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

JAN. 10-11  SALINE, MI
WFC Event Center, Huron Gun Collectors, Inc. (517) 605-0624

JAN. 10-11  COLUMBIA CITY, IN

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

JAN. 10-11  LINTON, IN
National Guard Armory, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

JAN. 16-17  MENOMONIE, WI
Menomonie Alliance Church, Bearing Arms Gun Shows (715) 232-8201

JAN. 16-18  JANESVILLE, WI
Rock County Fairgrounds, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JAN. 16-18  ELKHART, IN

Northern Indiana Event Center, Gun Slinger Promotions USA (260) 624-5996

JAN. 17-18  HOUGHTON LAKE, MI
Houghton Lake Event Center, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

JAN. 17-18  SPRINGFIELD, IL
Crowne Plaza, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

JAN. 17-18  VAIL, IA
Former School Building, Vail Gun Show (712) 269-2995

JAN. 17-18  PADUCAH, KY

Julian Carroll Convention Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 17-18  SPRINGFIELD, MO
Ozark Empires Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 17-18  FOND DU LAC, WI
Fond Du Lac County Fairgrounds, Central Wisconsin Gun Collectors Ass’n (920) 833-6668

JAN. 23-25  BRIDGETON, MO
Machinists Union Hall, St. Louis Weapon Collectors (314) 846-0751

JAN. 23-24  ROSEMONT, IL
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Outdoor Sports Group (212) 564-8823

JAN. 23-25  WEST BEND, WI
Washington County Fairgrounds, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JAN. 24-25  QUINCY, IL
Oakley Lindsey Center, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

JAN. 24-25  BIRCH RUN, MI
Birch Run Expo Center, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

JAN. 24-25  CROWNE POINT, IN

Lake County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

JAN. 24-25  SEDALIA, MO
Missouri State Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 30-FEB. 1  MOUNT CLEMENS, MI
Gibraltar Trade Center, Gibraltar Trade Center (856) 465-6440

JAN. 30-FEB. 1  SAINT CHARLES, MO
Heart of Saint Charles, Missouri Arms Collectors Ass’n (314) 651-6025

JAN. 30-FEB. 1  ROTHSCHILD, WI
Rothschild Patriot Center, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

JAN. 31-FEB. 1  HIGHLAND, IL
Lindendale Park, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

JAN. 31- FEB. 1  SOMERSET, KY
The Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

JAN. 31-FEB. 1  MANISTEE, MI
Little River Casino, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

JAN. 31-FEB.1  FRIENDSHIP, IN
Old Mill Stream Campground, Straight Shooters Enterprises (812) 498-3833

JAN. 31-FEB. 1  NOVI, MI
Suburban Collection Showplace, Michigan Antique Arms Collectors (248) 348-5600

JAN. 31-FEB. 1  GREENFIELD, IN

Hancock County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gunshows (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.