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Central Regional Report – July



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. 1342.

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


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 here, or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Illinois State Rifle Ass’n
Richard Pearson, Executive Director
(815) 635-3198; executive@isra.org

Indiana State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Jerry Wehner, Executive Vice President
(812) 534-3258; vp@isrpa.org

Iowa State Rifle & 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 (269) 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, President  (920) 687-0505
president@wi-force.org


TRAINING

Crime Prevention
The 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, by email at refuse@nrahq.org, or by telephone at (800) 861-1166.

JULY 6—FISHERS, IN
(Seminar)
Lori Winstead (317) 292-4129

JULY 21—HOWELL, MI
(Seminar)
Angela Clark (586) 201-0598

JULY 22—ANN ARBOR, MI

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Steven Reed (734) 761-5860

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


LAW ENFORCEMENT

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.

JULY 25—BATES CITY, MS

(Approved)
Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or
tking@nrahq.org.


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
LEROY, IL – JULY 12
HIGHLAND, IL – JULY 18
BARNHART, MO – JULY 24-25
BORDEN, IN – JULY 25

SMALLBORE RIFLE
BRISTOL, IN – JULY 4-5
WYOMING, IL – JULY 5
MARKELVILLE, IN – JULY 26

HIGH POWER RIFLE
EDINBURG, IN – JULY 4
WRIGHT CITY, MO – JULY 5
PADUCAH, KY – JULY 11
MONTEZUMA, IA – JULY 12
EAU CLAIRE, WI – JULY 18-19
GRAYLING, MI – JULY 24-26

SILHOUETTE
HOLDEN, MO – JULY 11
YPSILANTI, MI – JULY 12
BENNET, NE – JULY 18
BELOIT, WI – JULY 18
DANVILLE, IN – JULY 25
ASHLAND, KY – JULY 25
EFFINGHAM, IL    JULY 25-26

For more information, contact Shelly Kramer at (703) 267-1459 or mkramer@nrahq.org.
For a complete listing, see www.shootingsportsusa.com.


PLACES TO SHOOT
Area Range Facilities
Randomly selected listings of shooting ranges open to the public will appear here periodically. To include your range, affiliate with NRA through the Business Alliance Affiliation program, or for more information, please call (800) NRA-CLUB (672-2582) or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs. For more information on the facilities listed, call the accompanying numbers. For information on other shooting facilities, go to www.nra.org/nralocal.aspx and search the Clubs and Associations Directory and the Places to Shoot listings.

Central Range
Dubuque, IA
(563) 582-8514
www.centralrangeonline.com

Michigan Training Academy
Warren, MI
(586) 530-9215
www.michigantrainingacademy.com

Roush Lake Firing Range
Huntington, IN
(260) 468-5416
www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/5258.htm


GUN SHOWS

JULY 3-5  LANSING, MI
Ingham County Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

JULY 3-5  ST. LOUIS, MO
Orlando Gardens Banquet Center, Militia Armaments Gun Club (636) 295-0624

JULY 10-11  IRON RIVER, WI

Iron River Community Center, Ray Kangas Productions (715) 372-4654

JULY 10-12  ST. CHARLES, MO

St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis Weapons Collectors (314) 846-0751

JULY 11-12  CADILLAC, MI
Wexford Civic Center, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

JULY 11-12  CROWN POINT, IN
Lake County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

JULY 17-19  MOUNT CLEMENS, MI
Gibraltar Trade Center, Angela Neargarder-Gibraltar Trade Center (586) 465-6440

JULY 17-19  WAVERLY, IA
The Centre Hall, Marv Kraus Promotions (563) 608-4401

JULY 17-19  CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
Cape Girardeau Arena Park, SEMO Gun Shows (573) 649-2848

JULY 18-19  JOPLIN, MO
Joplin Holiday Inn Convention Center, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

JULY 18-19  LOUISVILLE, KY
Kentucky Fair Expo Center West Hall, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176*

JULY 19  ANTIOCH, IL
Antioch VFW, Lake County Gun Shows (847) 548-0433

JULY 19-20  GREENFIELD, IN
Hancock County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

JULY 24-26  WATERTOWN, WI
Turner Hall, CR Promotions (920) 285-6908

JULY 24-26  KANSAS CITY, MO
KCI-Expo Center, Missouri Valley Arms Collectors (913) 220-7383

JULY 25-26  NOVI, MI
The Suburban Collection Showplace, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

JULY 25-26  SOMERSET, KY
The Center, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

JULY 31-AUG. 1  WAUKESHA, WI
Waukesha County Expo Center, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

*NRA Affiliate. All others are NRA Recruiters. For details, call (703) 267-3772.

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.