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East Regional Report – July



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.

JULY 7-11—MINERAL POINT, PA
(Patrol Rifle)

JULY 28-AUG. 1—EGG HARBOR, NJ

(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.

JULY 4-5—CHESTER, NY
(Approved)

JULY 12—LEBANON, PA

(Approved)

JULY 12—SCITUATE, RI
(Approved)

JULY 13—SUDLERSVILLE, MD
(Approved)

JULY 18-19—MONROE, NY

(Approved)

JULY 25-26—CALVERTON, 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.

JULY 7—ELYRIA, OH
(Seminar)
Roger Dorsey (440) 822-7241

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

JULY 12—ASHAWAY, RI
(Seminar)
Lyd Neugent (401) 377-8184

JULY 12—PHENIX, VA

(Seminar)
Marcy Cole (434) 376-3574

JULY 13—LOWELL, MA
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Edward Hammersley (978) 804-5395

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.

JULY 12—BARRE, VT

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Shotgun)
Cyndy Jones (802) 522-2210

JULY 13—PLEASANT VALLEY, NY
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Rifle)
Jennifer Eurich (845) 707-2702

JULY 19—HARVARD, MA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Claudia Stewart (978) 760-1847

JULY 19—NAUGATUCK, CT

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Talla Mrazik (203) 206-9261

JULY 20—NAUGATUCK, CT

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Talla Mrazik (203) 206-9261

JULY 21—MARS, PA
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Mike Vogel (412) 559-3823

JULY 26—AMHERST, OH

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Patricia Rodgers (440) 365-7416

JULY 26—CHESAPEAKE, VA

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Denise Legriede (757) 375-1813

JULY 27—LEXINGTON PARK, MD

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol)
Cindi Thomas (240) 416-0337


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
CANTON, OH – JULY 4-6
MUHLENBURG, PA – JULY 26-27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
LIMA, OH – JULY 12-13

HIGH POWER RIFLE
MILLVILLE, NJ – JULY 5
OREFIELD, PA – JULY 12
SHACKLEFORDS, VA – JULY 12
READING, MA – JULY 12-13
BUCKHANNON, WV – JULY 13
HIGHLAND LAKES, NJ – JULY 20

SILHOUETTE
SUFFOLK, VA – JULY 13
BRADFORD, PA – JULY 30

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

JULY 5  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

JULY 6  MOUNT BETHEL, PA
Mount Bethel Volunteer Fire Co., Harry Nasatka (610) 588-7538

JULY 5-6  RICHMOND, VA
Richmond Raceway Complex, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

JULY 12  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

JULY 12-13  DAYTON, OH

Hara Arena, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

JULY 12-13  BEREA-CLEVELAND, OH

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Ohio Gun Shows (330) 539-4247

JULY 12-13  ALLENTOWN, PA
Allentown Fairgrounds, Forks for the Delaware Historical Arms Society, Inc.  (610) 438-9006

JULY 12-13  HAMPTON, VA
Hampton Roads Convention Center, Southeastern Guns & Knives (757) 483-5385

JULY 19  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

JULY 19-20  WILMINGTON, OH
Roberts Centre, Ohio Gun Collectors Ass’n (Members Only) (330) 467-5733

JULY 19-20  WIND GAP, PA

Plainfield Township Fire Company, Eagle Arms Productions (610) 393-3047

JULY 19-20  PHILADELPHIA, PA
Philadelphia National Guard Armory, Appalachian Promotions (717) 697-3088

JULY 19-20  HAMLIN, PA

Hamlin Bingo Hall, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

JULY 19-20  SALEM, VA
Salem Civic Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

JULY 19-20  WEST FRIENDSHIP, MD
Howard County Fairgrounds, Silverado Promotions (301) 874-5012

JULY 25-27  CHANTILLY, VA
Dulles Expo Center, C&E Gun Shows (540) 953-0016

JULY 26  MONROE, OH
Treasure Aisles Event Center, Patriot Gun and Knife Show (513) 638-8688

JULY 26-27  WASHINGTON, PA
Washington County Fairgrounds, ARH Sport Shop (724) 948-3571*

JULY 26-27  SHARONVILLE, OH
Sharonville Convention Center, Bill Goodman’s Gun and Knife Show (502) 538-3900

JULY 26-27  SCRANTON, PA

Ice Box Arena, Jaeger Arms Promotions (570) 470-6404

*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.