Youth Shooting Program – News and Update – February 17th, 2019

We received some great news this past week for our program. Our grant request to the NRA Foundation has been awarded and we will be receiving a 36 gun safe for the program. This is our third NRA grant in three years and to receive an item as significant as a safe means that we’ll be able to continue to receive additional firearms that we are pursuing from some now defunct programs. We are extremely grateful to the NRA Foundation. We also want to give a special thanks to Ten X Member and Youth Program Instructor Dave Scranton, whose company Scranton’s Thruway Builders Supply has graciously agreed to take delivery of the safe for us and thanks to Charlie Fissler for delivering it over to the club. This saved us a significant out of pocket expense.

Our next youth shooting session will be this coming Friday the 22nd starting @ 6:30pm. Air rifle shooting and BB gun shooting in the upstairs range and 22lr smallbore in the lower range.

Congratulations to our shooters who received their first awards for marksmanship. We have others who will soon qualify for those same awards and those who have already qualified are well on their way to additional levels of achievement. Thanks to Dan DeKruger for all his hard work in getting our program set up to work towards these goals.

A reminder that we follow the Lancaster Central School District closing schedule due to weather. If the school is closed the day of shooting (or if they cancel after school activities that day) then our shooting is cancelled for that day.

Hope to see everyone this Friday.  Thanks.

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