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Central Regional Report – September



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.

SEPT. 12—LAKE VILLA, IL
(Seminar)
Michel Rioux (847) 603-1966

SEPT. 14—FISHERS, IN
(Seminar)
Lori Winstead (317) 292-4129

SEPT. 23—ANN ARBOR, MI
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Steven Reed (734) 761-5860

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


LAW ENFORCEMENT

SEPT. 12—MARSHALLTOWN, IA
(Approved)

SEPT. 13—MARSHALLTOWN, IA
(Approved)

SEPT. 26—BATES CITY, MO
(Approved)
Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or
tking@nrahq.org.


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
SUPERIOR, WI – SEPT. 13
HIGHLAND, IL – SEPT. 13
BARNHART, MO – SEPT. 25-26
BORDEN, IN – SEPT. 26
HOUGHTON LAKE, MI – SEPT. 27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
WYOMING, IL – SEPT. 5
MARSHALL, MO – SEPT. 12-13
MARKELVILLE, IN – SEPT. 27

HIGH POWER RIFLE
MARSHALL, MO – SEPT. 5-6
EAU CLAIRE, WI – SEPT. 5-6
BORDEN, IN – SEPT. 12
PADUCAH, KY – SEPT. 12
CORNELL, IL – SEPT. 13
DORR, MI – SEPT. 20
DUBUQUE, IA – SEPT. 27

SILHOUETTE
FRIENDSHIP, IN – SEPT. 5-6
PARIS, MO – SEPT. 6
YPSILANTI, MI – SEPT. 13
BELOIT, WI – SEPT. 19
LOUISVILLE, NE – SEPT. 20
EFFINGHAM, IL – SEPT. 26-27
ASHLAND, KY – SEPT. 26-27

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

SEPT. 4-5    EAGLE RIVER, WI
Eagle River Ice Arena, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

SEPT. 4-5    RICE LAKE, WI
Rice Lake Hockey Arena, Bearing Arms Gun Shows (715) 308-8772

SEPT. 4-6    JEFFERSON, WI
Jefferson County Fair Park, Marv Kraus Promotions (563) 608-4401

SEPT. 4-6    MT.CLEMENS, MI
Gibraltar Trade Center, Angela Neargarder-Gibraltar Trade Center (586) 465-6400

SEPT. 5-6    CROWN POINT, IN
Lake County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

SEPT. 5-6    HARRISON, MI
Clare County Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

SEPT. 11-12    IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
United Sportsmen’s Club, United Sportsmen’s Club (906) 282-2816

SEPT. 11-12    BUTTERNUT, WI
Butternut Area Park, Butternut Park (715) 264-2074

SEPT. 11-13    BARRON, WI
Barron Area Community Center, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

SEPT. 11-13    CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
Hawkeye Downs, Trade Show Productions (888) 552-1486

SEPT. 11-13    COLUMBIA, MO
Midway Expo Center, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

SEPT. 11-13    FENTON, MO
Stratford Inn, Saint Louis Antiques Arms Association (314) 971-1503

SEPT. 11-13    ROCK ISLAND, IL
Rock Island Auction Company, Rock Island Auction Co. (800) 238-8022

SEPT. 12     MENOMONEE FALLS, WI
The Schwabenhoff, Freedom Firearms (414) 430-7617

SEPT. 12    ROCHESTER, IN
Fulton County 4-H Fairgrounds, FOP Lodge 143 (574) 936-4431

SEPT. 12    CLARKSTON, MI
Oakland County Sportsmen’s Clubhouse, OCSC D.R. Wilson Rifle & Pistol (248) 263-0444

SEPT. 12-13    KOKOMO, IN
Ivy Tech Kokomo Event Center, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

SEPT. 12-13    COLUMBUS, NE
Platte County Agricultural Park, Columbus Rifle Club (402) 564-4572

SEPT. 12-13    LOUISVILLE, KY
Kentucky Fair Expo Center West Hall AB, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176*

SEPT. 12-13    BRULE, NE
Brule Activities Center, Faces of the Prairie (308) 287-2528

SEPT. 18-19    WAUSAU, WI
Marathon County Park, North Central Wisconsin Gun Collectors Association (715) 443-2825

SEPT. 18-19    EAU CLAIRE, WI
Best Western Trail Lodge Convention Center, Bearing Arms Gun Shows (715) 308-8772

SEPT. 18-20    TAYLOR, MI
Taylor Town Trade Center, Taylor Town Trade Center (313) 295-6901

SEPT. 18-20    BRIDGETON, MO
Machinist’s Hall, St. Louis Weapons Collectors (314) 846-0751

SEPT. 18-20    WAUKESHA, WI
Waukesha County Expo Center, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

SEPT. 19     WHEATON, IL
DuPage County Fairgrounds, Zurko Promotions (715) 526-9769

SEPT. 19    SEYMOUR, WI
Outagamie County Fairgrounds, Wisconsin FORCE (920) 833-6668

SEPT. 19-20    NOVI, MI
The Suburban Collection Showplace, Michigan Antique Arms Collectors (248) 556-6590

SEPT. 19-20    MUNCIE, IN
Delaware County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

SEPT. 19-20    INDIANAPOLIS, IN
National Guard Armory, Tri-State Gun & Knife Collectors LLC (812) 521-9367

SEPT. 19-20    BIRCH RUN, MI
Birch Run Expo Center, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

SEPT. 19-20    LEXINGTON, KY
Heritage Hall, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

SEPT. 19-20    ALLIANCE, NE
American Legion & The Eagles Club, Alliance Rifle Club (308) 762-7922

SEPT. 19-20    FREMONT, NE
Christensen Field House, Fort Atkinson Muzzleloaders Gun Club (402) 672-7202

SEPT. 20    CRYSTAL LAKE, IL
Holiday Inn Convention Center, D.J. Guns (815) 385-1982

SEPT. 20    BLUE SPRINGS, MO
Blue Springs American Legion Hall, Missouri Valley Arms Collectors Association (913) 302-8707

SEPT. 25-26    DANBURY, WI
St. Croix Lodge and Casino, Ray Kangas Productions (715) 372-4654

SEPT. 25-26    MILWAUKEE, WI
Serb Hall, Freedom Firearms (414) 430-7617

SEPT. 25-27    EVANSVILLE, IN
National Guard Armory. Tri-State Gun & Knife Collectors LLC (812) 521-9367

SEPT. 25-27    MOUNT CLEMENS, MI
Gibraltar Trade Center, Angela Neargarder-Gibraltar Trade Center (586) 465-6440

SEPT. 25-27    ARNOTT, WI
Arnott Lions Community Park, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

SEPT. 25-27    BARABOO, WI

Sauk County Fairgrounds, Marv Kraus Promotions (563) 608-4401

SEPT. 25-27    DES MOINES, IA
Iowa State Fairgrounds, Trade Show Productions (888) 552-1486

SEPT. 26-27    NOVI, MI
The Suburban Collection Showplace, Sport Shows Promotions Inc. (517) 676-4160

SEPT. 26-27    HERMITAGE, MO
Pomme-de-Terre Shrine Club, Pomme-de-Terre Shrine Club (417) 327-5910

SEPT. 26-27    PECATONICA, IL
Winnebago County Fairgrounds, Northern Illinois Rifle Pistol Club (815) 964-6134

SEPT. 26-27    LEBANON, IN
Boone Co. Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

SEPT. 26-27    VALPARAISO, IN
Porter County Expo Center, Dunes Rifle and Pistol Club (219) 942-4514*

SEPT. 26-27    LINCOLN, NE
Lancaster Event Center, Rock Creek Renegades (402) 477-6409

SEPT. 26-27    NORTH PLATTE, NE
D&N Event Center, Platte River Sportsmens Club (308) 532-7841

SEPT. 27    PEOTONE, IL
Will County Fairgrounds, Zurko Promotions (715) 526-9769

*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.