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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—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 5-9—ANGOLA, NY
(Tactical Shotgun)

MAY 5-9—LORDS VALLEY, PA
(Handgun/Shotgun)

MAY 5-9—MINERAL POINT, PA

(Tactical Shooting)

MAY 5-9—JACKSON, NJ

(Tactical Shotgun)

MAY 12-16—HOWELL, NJ
(Patrol Rifle)

MAY 12-16—BEDFORD, PA

(Patrol Rifle)

MAY 12-16—PITTSBURGH, PA

(Handgun/Shotgun)

Contact Erika Buchanan (703) 267-1638 or ebuchanan@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 5—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

MAY 16-17—CHESTER, NY
(Approval)

MAY 17—FREDERICK, MD
(Registered)

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

MAY 1—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

MAY 3—ASHAWAY, RI

(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

MAY 4—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

MAY 5—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241

MAY 17—BRISTOL, CT
(Seminar)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 582-4388

MAY 18—BRISTOL, CT
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Michael Ptaszynski (860) 582-4388

MAY 25—MIDDLETOWN, NJ
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Robert Wilson (732) 791-4880


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY – MAY 4
GREENVILLE, PA – MAY 9-10
MILAN TOWNSHIP, OH – MAY 18
JERICHO, VT – MAY 24-25

ACTION PISTOL
BEDFORD, VA – MAY 3

SMALLBORE RIFLE
NEW FREEDOM, PA – MAY 17-18

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – MAY 3
DUNCAN FALLS, OH – MAY 4
WEST NOLTON, VT – MAY 24-26
FALLEN TIMBER, PA – MAY 30-JUNE 1

BLACK POWDER TARGET RIFLE

MILLVILLE, NJ – MAY 25

SILHOUETTE
JACKSON, NJ – MAY 3
STATEN ISLAND, NY – MAY 17
SHIPPENSBURG, PA – MAY 17

For more information, contact Tonia Forte at (703) 267-1466 or tforte@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 3  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

MAY 3-4  COLUMBUS, OH
Westland Mall, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

MAY 3-4  DAYTON, OH
Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

MAY 3-4  LIMA, OH
Allen County Fairgrounds, Tri State Gun Collectors, Inc. (419) 647-0067

MAY 3-4  EAST CANTON, OH
Foltz Community Center, Heritage Arms Gun Shows (330) 806-1110*

MAY 3-4  HAMBURG, NY
Erie County Fairgrounds, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows (716) 542-9929

MAY 3-4  MIDDLETOWN, NY
Orange County Fairgrounds, Newmart Promotions, Inc. (914) 248-1000

MAY 10  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

MAY 10-11  ALLENTOWN, PA

Allentown Fairgrounds, Forks for the Delaware Historical Arms Society, Inc. (610) 438-9006

MAY 17  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

MAY 17-18  WILMINGTON, DE
Nur Shrine Temple, Nur Temple Legion of Honor (410) 438-3938

MAY 17-18  HAMPTON, VA
Hampton Roads Convention Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

MAY 17-18 SALEM, VA
The Salem Civic Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

MAY 17-18  PHILADELPHIA, PA
Philadelphia National Guard Armory, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

MAY 17-18  WILMINGTON, OH
Roberts Centre, Ohio Gun Collectors Ass’n (330) 467-5733

MAY 17-18  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

MAY 17-18  MANSFIELD, OH
Richland County Fairgrounds, Heritage Arms Gun Shows (330) 806-1110*

MAY 17-18  ALTOONA, PA

Riggles Gap Sportsmen’s Club, Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Ass’n (814) 942-8522

MAY 17-18  LEBANON, PA
Lebanon Expo Center, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

MAY 17-18  HUNTINGDON, PA
Huntington Fairgrounds, Commonwealth Target Company (570) 640-0144

MAY 17-18  DERRY, NH

The Sports Zone, Westchester Collectors, Inc. (914) 248-1000

MAY 18  BRODHEADSVILLE, PA
128 Route 715, West End Volunteer Fire Company (570) 977-7822

MAY 24  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

MAY 24-25  GETTYSBURG, PA
Allstar Events Complex, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

MAY 31  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

MAY 31-JUNE 1  HAGERSTOWN, MD
Hagerstown Conference Center, Hager Hall Event Group (301)-797-9004

MAY 31-JUNE 1  OAKS, PA

Greater Philadelphia Expo at Oaks, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

*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.