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Central Regional Report – November



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


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.

NOV. 1—FORT WAYNE, IN
(Seminar)
Philip Rickard (260) 413-1951

NOV. 4—SAINT ROBERT, MO

(Seminar)
Robert Jennings (501) 681-5216

NOV. 5—SAINT ROBERT, MO
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Jennings (501) 681-5216

NOV. 7—SIOUX CITY, IA
(Seminar)
Aaron Iacino (877) 255-5485

NOV.15—WILLARD, MO
(Seminar)
Caroline Payne (417) 521-4562

NOV. 15—LAKE VILLA, IL
(Seminar)
Michel Rioux (847) 603-1966

NOV. 20—MURRAY, KY
(Seminar)
Brent Armstrong (270) 293-1233

NOV. 29—SEDALIA, MO
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Earl Cadle (660) 473-6949

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


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 & Pistol Ass’n
Mike Wesner, Secretary/Treasurer
mike308@twmi.rr.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


AREA SHOOTS

SMALLBORE RIFLE
TREMONT, IL – NOV. 2

HIGH POWER RIFLE
FREEDOM, IN – NOV. 1
BRISTOL, WI – NOV. 1
TREMONT, IL – NOV. 2

SILHOUETTE
FRIENDSHIP, IN – NOV. 8-9
EFFINGHAM, IL – NOV. 22-23

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

NOV. 1  GAYLORD, MI
Gaylord Eagles Club, PJS Promotions (989) 798-8709

NOV. 1-2  CROWN POINT, IN
Lake County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

NOV. 1-2  BOONVILLE, IN
Warrick County 4-H Center, Southern Indiana Gun Collectors Ass’n (812) 897-3742

NOV. 1-2  NOVI, MI
The Suburban Collection Showplace, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

NOV. 1-2  MITCHELL, NE
Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Bluffs Shooters (308) 631-5656

NOV. 1-2  ST. CHARLES, MO
St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis Weapons Collectors (314) 846-0751

NOV. 1-2  SOMERSET, KY
The Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

NOV. 7-8  EAU CLAIRE, WI
Best Western Trail Lodge, Bearing Arms Gun Shows (715) 308-8772

NOV. 7-8  SLINGER, WI
Kettle Moraine Bowl, Wisconsin Gun Collectors Ass’n, Inc. (920) 447-2224

NOV. 7-8  HOWE, IN
Michigan Event Center, Gun Slinger Promotions (260) 624-5996

NOV. 7-8  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI
Knights of Columbus Hall, Gun Buyers Shows (608) 548-4867

NOV. 7-9  WAUKESHA, WI
Waukesha Expo Forum, Bob and Rocco Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

NOV. 8-9  EFFINGHAM, IL
Thelma Keller Convention Center, All American SHO-Show (217) 821-8311

NOV. 8-9  KOKOMO, IN
Ivy Tech Kokomo Event Center, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

NOV. 8-9  FLINT, MI
Perani Arena, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

NOV. 8-9  BLOOMINGTON, IL
Interstate Center, Egyptian Collectors Ass’n (618) 495-2572

NOV. 14-15  LA CROSSE, WI
All-Star Lanes Banquet Hall, Gun Buyers Shows (608) 548-4867

NOV. 14-16  CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
Hawkeye Downs, Trade Show Productions (888) 552-1486

NOV. 15-16  PADUCAH, KY
Paducah Expo Center, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

NOV. 15-16  CHAMPAIGN, IL
Fluid Event Center, Egyptian Collectors Ass’n (618) 495-2572

NOV. 15-16  ALEXANDRIA, IN
Madison County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

NOV. 21-23  LANSING/MASON, MI
Ingham County Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

NOV. 21-23  OTTUNWA, IA
Bridgeview Center, Midwest Arms Collectors (660) 341-7908

NOV. 22-23  FREMONT, NE
Christensen Field, Midwest Gun Collectors, LLC (660) 341-7908

NOV. 22-23  GREENFIELD, IN
Hancock County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

NOV. 22-23  SALEM, IN
Indiana National Guard Armory, Tri-State Gun & Knife Shows, LLC (812) 521-9367

NOV. 28-30  DES MOINES, IA
Iowa State Fairgrounds, Trade Show Productions (888) 552-1486

NOV. 28-30  LEXINGTON, KY
Lexington Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

NOV. 28-30  COLUMBIA, MO
Boone County Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

NOV. 28-30  BRIDGETON, MO
Machinists Union Hall, St. Louis Weapon Collectors (314) 846-0751

NOV. 28-30  SPRINGFIELD, IL
Illinois State Fairground, Egyptian Collector’s Ass’n (618) 495-2572

NOV. 28-30  BIRCH RUN, MI
Birch Run Expo Center, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

NOV. 28-30  INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Indiana National Guard Armory, Tri-State Gun & Knife Shows, LLC (812) 521-9367

NOV. 29-30  FORT WAYNE, IN
Memorial Coliseum, CPI, Inc. (260) 483-6144

NOV. 29-30  BEDFORD, IN
Lawrence County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gun Shows (765) 855-3836

NOV. 29-30*  NOVI, MI
Suburban Collection Showplace, Michigan Antique Arms Collectors (248) 556-6590

*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.