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East 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 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.

SEPT. 8-12—HOWELL, NJ
(Tactical Shooting)

SEPT. 15-19—BETHLEHEM, PA

(Handgun/Shotgun)

SEPT. 15-19—MINERAL POINT, PA

(Handgun/Shotgun )

SEPT. 15-19—BEDFORD, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

SEPT. 22-26—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Tactical Shooting)

SEPT. 29-OCT. 3—BETHLEHEM, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

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.

SEPT. 4-6—CHESTER, NY
(Regional)

SEPT. 6—DERBY, VT

(Approved)

SEPT. 6—LEBANON, PA
(Approved)

SEPT. 13—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

SEPT. 13—FREDERICK, MD
(Registered)

SEPT. 14—SUDLERSVILLE, MD

(Approved)

SEPT. 19-20—MONROE, NY
(Approved)

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.

SEPT. 4—RICHMOND, VA
(Seminar)
Sydney Van Buren (804) 874-2343

SEPT. 6—ASHAWAY, RI

(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

SEPT. 6—PEEKSKILL, NY

(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

SEPT. 6—WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Kenneth Wilkinson (860) 691-0650

SEPT. 7—EAST HARTFORD, CT

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Kenneth Wilkinson (860) 691-0650

SEPT. 7—CHARLES TOWN, WV
(Seminar)
Dennis Stoika (732) 620-2311

SEPT. 8—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241

SEPT. 13—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

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

SEPT. 20—PEEKSKILL, NY
(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

SEPT. 27—PEEKSKILL, NY

(Seminar)
Steven Donahoo (914) 471-5632

Women’s Events
NRA Women on Target offers safe, fun-filled instructional shooting clinics. For more information please contact the clinic director listed or go to the NRA ISC website www.nrahq.org/women/isc/clinics.asp.

SEPT. 6—MAYNARD, MA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Claudia Stewart (978) 760-1847

SEPT. 6—SALEM, WV
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Lorie Doll (304) 873-3523

SEPT. 6—PLEASANT VALLEY, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle)
Jackie Emslie (914) 475-4901

SEPT. 7—LEOMINSTER, MA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader)
Art O’Leary (978) 537-2642

SEPT. 13—DELRAN, NJ
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery)
Maureen Lewinski (609) 268-1418

SEPT. 13—JACKSON, NJ
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Walter Backmann (732) 865-6950

SEPT. 13—BRIARCLIFF, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Shotgun)
Bob Buchanan (914) 879-1115

SEPT. 14—KEENE, NH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Laurel Csenge (603) 313-9952

SEPT. 20—MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Mary Anne Cramer (443) 520-0482

SEPT. 20—OAKDALE, PA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle)
Bonnie Cole (412) 303-0727

SEPT. 20—BERWICK, ME
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Stephen Rand (207) 646-3472

SEPT. 20—DEERING, NH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Robert Thomas (603) 464-5138

SEPT. 20—WHITE STONE, VA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Jacquelyn Mann (804) 435-3859

SEPT. 27—MARIETTA, OH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Melissa Saltzwedel (740) 473-9110

SEPT. 28—LIMA, OH
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Sheri Markley (419) 303-6901


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
ANNAPOLIS, MD – SEPT. 20-21
JACKSON, NJ – SEPT. 20-21
SCARBOROUGH, ME – SEPT. 27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
MANASSAS, VA – SEPT. 6

HIGH POWER RIFLE
BRIDGEVILLE, DE – SEPT. 6
ANNVILLE, PA – SEPT. 13
HAMPDEN, ME – SEPT. 14

SILHOUETTE
MONTPELIER, VA – SEPT. 6
RIDGWAY, PA – SEPT. 13-14
DUNBARTON, NH – SEPT. 21

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

SEPT. 6-7  FREDERICK, MD
Elks Lodge #684, Potomac Arms Collectors Ass’n, Inc. (301) 949-5012

SEPT. 6-7  FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Frederick Expo & Conference Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

SEPT. 6-7  HANSON, MA

Hanson Rod & Gun Club (781) 760-5435

SEPT. 6-7  HARRISBURG, PA

Farm Show Complex, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

SEPT. 6-7  PITTSBURGH, PA

Value City Location Shoppes at Northway, Pennsylvania Gun Collectors Ass’n (412) 486-1129

SEPT. 6-7  WARMINSTER, PA

SMG Sports Plex, Valley Forge Gun Shows (610) 975-0877

SEPT. 6-7  COLUMBUS, OH
Westland Mall, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

SEPT. 6-7  MIDDLETOWN, NY

Orange County Fairgrounds, Newmart Promotions, Inc. (914) 248-1000

SEPT. 6-7  DAYTON, OH
Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-6900

SEPT. 6-7  MEDINA, OH

Medina County Community Center, Conrad and Dowdell Productions (330) 948-4400

SEPT. 6-7  NORFOLK, VA

Norfolk Scope Arena, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

SEPT. 13-14  HAMPTON, VA

Hampton Roads Convention Center, SGK Gun Shows (757) 483-5385

SEPT. 13-14  WEST FRIENDSHIP, MD
Howard County Fairgrounds, Silverado Gun Shows (301) 874-5012

SEPT. 13-14  ALLENTOWN, PA

Econolodge, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

SEPT. 13-14  MATAMORAS, PA
Hunts Landing Best Western, Westchester Collectors, Inc. (914) 248-1000

SEPT. 13-14  MAUMEE, OH

Lucas County Recreation Center, Maumee Valley Gun Collectors Ass’n (419) 893-1110

SEPT. 13-14  MILLERSTOWN, PA
Millerstown Community Park, Tom Balthasar (717) 189-2472

SEPT. 13-14  SYRACUSE, NY
State Fairgrounds Center of Progress Building, New York State Arms Collectors Ass’n (607) 748-1010

SEPT. 13-14  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-6900

SEPT. 14  BRODHEADSVILLE, PA

West End Volunteer Fire Company (570) 977-7822

SEPT. 20-21  FREEPORT, NY
Freeport Recreation Center, Long Island Antique Historical Arms Society, Inc. (631) 722-3248

SEPT. 20-21  PROMISED LAND, PA

Promised Land Fire Company, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

SEPT. 20-21  CENTRE HALL, PA
Centre County Grange Fairgrounds, Outdoor Sportsman’s Club (814) 355-4440

SEPT. 20-21  WILMINGTON, OH
Roberts Centre, Ohio Gun Collectors Ass’n (Members Only) (330) 467-5733

SEPT. 20-21*  WASHINGTON, PA
Washington County Fairgrounds, ARH Sport Shop (724) 948-3571

SEPT. 20-21  WILKES-BARRE, PA
Mohegan Sun Arena, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

SEPT. 20-21  NORWALK, OH

Huron County Fairgrounds, Bill-Mar Promotions (440) 986-5004

SEPT. 20-21  HILLIARD, OH
Franklin County Fairgrounds, Buckeye Gun Shows LLC (614) 302-0357

SEPT. 20-21  MANASSAS, VA
Prince William County Fairgrounds, SGK Gun Shows  (757) 483-5385

SEPT. 20-21  WARSAW, VA
Expoland, Northern Neck of Virginia Gun Shows (804) 761-3945

SEPT. 20-21  ANNAPOLIS, MD
Annapolis National Guard Armory, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

SEPT. 26-27  SPRINGFIELD, OH
Clark County Fairgrounds, Buckeye Gun Shows LLC (614) 302-0357

SEPT. 26-28  CHANTILLY, VA
Dulles Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

SEPT. 27-28  TIMONIUM, MD
Maryland State Fairgrounds, North South Trader’s Civil War Magazine (540) 672-4845

SEPT. 27-28*  CAMBRIDGE, OH
Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center, Heritage Arms LLC (330) 806-1110

*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.