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East Regional Report – May



SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of NRA
Whether you’re a hunter, competitive shooter or just a proud gun owner, Friends of NRA has something for everyone. 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.

Eastern Region Director—Brian Hoover
bhoover@nrahq.org

Northern OH—Marc Peugeot

mpeugeot@nrahq.org

Southern OH—Andrew Root

aroot@nrahq.org

ME, VT, NH—Brian Smith
bsmith@nrahq.org

NJ, MA, RI, CT, Southern NY—Jim Reardon
jreardon@nrahq.org

NY—Jay Rusnock
jrusnock@nrahq.org

Eastern PA, DE—Kory Enck
kenck@nrahq.org

Western PA—Tom Baldrige
tbaldrige@nrahq.org

Eastern VA, Eastern MD, DC—David Wells

dwells@nrahq.org

Western VA, Western MD, WV—Jim Kilgore
jkilgore@nrahq.org


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training
Public and private officers interested in becoming firearm 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.

MAY 4-8—ANGOLA, NY
(Patrol Rifle)
Contact Erika Buchanan (703)267-1638 or ebuchanan@nrahq.org

Tuition-Free Armorer Schools
(sworn law enforcement only)

MAY 18-19—FAIRFAX, VA
(Remington 870)

MAY 20—FAIRFAX, VA
(Remington M700)

MAY 21-22—FAIRFAX, VA
(Bushmaster AR-15)

Contact Tim Cole at (703)267-1626 or tcole@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.

MAY 2—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

MAY 9—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

MAY 29-30—MONROE, NY

(Approved)

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

MAY 2—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

MAY 2—KING OF PRUSSIA, PA
(Seminar)
Jason Schafer (484) 548-0055

MAY 2—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

MAY 7—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

MAY 9—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

MAY 14—BEACHWOOD, NJ
(Seminar)
Fred Styciura (732) 551-8263

MAY 16—ALEXANDRIA, VA
(Seminar)
Howard Hall (949) 212-2291

MAY 16—PEEKSKILL, NY

(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

MAY 16—BRISTOL, CT
(Seminar)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 584-7865

MAY 17—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

MAY 17—BRISTOL, CT
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 584-7865

MAY 17—AKRON, OH
(Seminar)
Jewel Battle (330) 690-9420

MAY 18—WARREN, OH
(Seminar)
Pam Karousis (330) 847-0503

MAY 23—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

MAY 26—HARRISON, NY
(Seminar)
Pasquale Coppolecchia (914) 835-4864

MAY 30—LOWELL, MA
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Edward Hammersley (978) 804-5395

MAY 30—KILMARNOCK, VA
(Seminar)
Robert Heller (610) 772-1029

MAY 30—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

MAY—ONLINE

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
CANTON, OH – MAY 3
BROOKHAVEN, PA – MAY 3
JACKSON, NJ – MAY 9
SCARBOROUGH, ME – MAY 16
MILAN, OH – MAY 17
MANASSAS, VA – MAY 24

SMALLBORE RIFLE
MANASSAS, VA – MAY 16
NEW FREEDOM, PA – MAY 16-17
MILLVILLE, NJ – MAY 17
SCIOTA, PA – MAY 30

HIGH POWER RIFLE
HARRISBURG, PA – MAY 2
BUCKHANNON, WV – MAY 3
COLONIE, NY – MAY 9
DAMASCUS, MD – MAY 16
WINSLOW, NJ – MAY 17
READING, MA – MAY 23
MONTPELIER, VA – MAY 23
LIMA, OH – MAY 24
SCARBOROUGH, ME – MAY 31

SILHOUETTE
JACKSON, NJ – MAY 2
MT. VERNON, NH – MAY 3
STATEN ISLAND, NY – MAY 16
CHRISTIANA, PA – MAY 16
MANASSAS, VA – MAY 17
RIDGWAY, PA – MAY 24

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 or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs. For detailed information on the facilities listed below, 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.

Chesterfield Fish and Game Club
Jay, NY (518) 946-7617

North Jersey Clay Target Club
Fairfield, NJ (973) 227-1139

Whitetail Preserve
Bloomsburg, PA (570) 384-2314


STATE ASSOCIATIONS
NRA-affiliated state associations promote and support the purposes, objectives, policies and programs of NRA. For more information, contact your state association listed below, or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Connecticut State Rifle & Revolver Ass’n
Brad Palmer, Vice President; (860) 480-4600; csrra.vicepresident@gmail.com

Delaware State Sportsmen’s Ass’n
Daniel Lindbergh, Vice President (302) 475-4228; nanadear@verizon.net

(Maine) Pine Tree State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n

Ronald Vailancourt, President (207) 622-7989; ronval@roadrunner.com

(Massachusetts) Gun Owners’ Action League
James Wallace, Executive Director(508) 393-5333; jimwallace@goal.org

Gun Owners of New Hampshire, Inc.
Mitch Kopacz, President (603) 225-4664; president@gonh.org

Ass’n of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, Inc.
Scott L. Bach, Executive Director (973) 764-4100; ExecutiveDirector@anjrpc.org

New York State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc.
Tom King, President (518) 272-2654; tomkingnra@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Jack Lee, President (724) 865-2597; prpaleg@zoominternet.net

Rhode Island State Rifle & Revolver Ass’n
Gail Hogan, Secretary (401) 573-0260; gahogan777@hotmail.com

Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs

Clint Gray, President (802) 467-8445; www.vtfsc.org


GUN SHOWS

MAY 2-3  HAMBURG, NY
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

MAY 2-3  DAYTON, OH
Dayton Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

MAY 2-3  BIDDEFORD, ME
Biddeford Arena & Expo Center, DiPrete Promotions Inc. (603) 225-3846

MAY 2-3  LIMA, OH
Allen County Fairgrounds, Tri-State Gun Collectors (419) 647-0067

MAY 2-3  MIDDLETOWN, NY
Orange County Fairgrounds, Mid-Hudson Promotions Inc. (914) 248-1000

MAY 3  BRODHEADSVILLE, PA
West End Vol. Fire Company, West End Volunteer Fire Company (570) 977-7822

MAY 9-10  ALLENTOWN, PA
Allentown Fairgrounds Agri-Plex, Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society Inc. (610) 438-9006

MAY 9-10  CHILLICOTHE, OH
Ross County Fairgrounds, Front Sight Promotions LLC (740) 667-0412

MAY 16-17  MAUMEE, OH
Lucas County Recreation Center, Maumee Valley Gun Collectors Association (419) 893-1110

MAY 16-17  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

MAY 16-17  NORWAY, ME
Norway Armory, Norway-Paris Fish and Game (207) 890-4573

MAY 16-17  NEWBURGH, NY
Ice Time Sports Complex, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Ass’n (518) 664-9743

MAY 16-17  ALLENTOWN, PA
Econo Lodge (Rodeway Inn), Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

MAY 16-17  MANSFIELD, OH
Richland County Fairgrounds, Heritage Gun Shows (330) 806-1110 *

MAY 16-17  RICHMOND, VA
Richmond Raceway Complex, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

MAY 23-24  DOVER, NH
Dover Ice Arena, Northeast Expositions (603) 621-0700

MAY 30-31  NORWICH, NY
Chenango County Fairgrounds, New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Ass’n (518) 664-9743

MAY 30-31  OAKS, PA
Greater Philadelphia Oaks Expo Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

MAY 30-31  WILMINGTON, OH
Roberts Center, Ohio Gun Collectors Association (330) 467-5733

MAY 31- JUNE 1  PITTSBURGH, PA
Shoppes at Northway, Pennsylvania Gun Collectors (412) 486-1129

*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.