April 2020 Newsletter

The April 2020 General Membership meeting is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic emergency.

● We live in unprecedented times. Everyone is aware of the currently public health crisis, so we won’t waste your time by discussing the virus in this newsletter. However, this month’s Membership Meeting and all formal, organized club activities are cancelled until further notice. The range will remain open for casual shooting until facts on the ground warrant otherwise. Please check our Club’s webpage often for updates. Members are to follow these rules:

– If you are sick DO NOT visit the Club

– If you feel warm or experience an itchy or sore throat DO NOT visit the Club.

– If you suspect you may have come into contact with someone who is sick, DO NOT visit the Club

DO wash your hands. Use soap and water, not just alcohol based sanitizer.

DO NOT touch your face with your hands after touching […]

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Updated Statement Concerning Range Operations During NYS State of Emergency

Dear Members and Guests,

This message is intended to give everyone an update concerning activities at the range during the current State of Emergency. This message will replace what was conveyed to you in our message from March 13.

After much consideration by the Board, Ten X is suspending organized club activities until further notice. Here are the specifics:

the General Membership Meeting scheduled for April 6 is cancelled. our Junior Marksmanship Program is suspended until school resumes. the remaining NFPL match will be a postal match; team members may fire this match, by yourself, anytime this week. Leave the score card on the stats desk. Your range fee will still go in the deposit box. the First Responder’s Night is postponed to a future date. the SPL/NFPL season end “900” match is postponed to a future date the pistol permit safety class is cancelled.

The indoor and outdoor ranges will still be open for casual shooting. The Club is adopting the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) policy […]

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February 2020 Newsletter

The next general membership meeting is Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM

● Membership dues will be officially “past due” as of February 15. Regular membership was raised in December to $110.00 per year. Key fobs are still an additional $10.00. Annual volunteer assessments are $75.00. If you completed your volunteer requirement for 2019, you will only owe an additional $25.00. For most members, the total dues package is $145.00 ($110 dues + $10 key + $25 additional assessment).

If you received an assessment notice because you did not donate time to the club, but you feel that you contributed at least 6 hours of volunteer time to the club last year, you should contact our Volunteer Coordinators Joe McDonald or Jim Okiec. Their email address is tenxvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com

Please make one (and only one) check payable for the total amount to Ten X Shooting Club, Inc., and mail it to P.O. Box 226, Lancaster, NY 14086. If any member is concerned about getting his or her payment in […]

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December 2019 Newsletter

THE NEXT GENERAL MEETING WILL BE MONDAY DECEMBER 2, 2019, AT 7:30 PM.

● The Election of Officers for 2020 will take place at the December meeting. The official ballot is enclosed with this newsletter. You may vote in person or by mail-in/absentee ballot. Ballots mailed in must be in an envelope bearing your return address. Members may only cast one ballot.

To send in mail-in ballots, mail them to Ten X, PO Box 226, Lancaster, NY 14086. Ballots must be received by Friday November 29 to count!

● Dues for 2020 are officially payable as of January 1. There will be a motion to raise dues to $90.00 per year effective January 1 to be voted on by the membership. Also, any member who did not contribute time to the club, and who did not obtain an exemption or are otherwise excused, is subject to the assessment of $50.00 which will be “billed” separately. Any questions concerning the dues will be answered by the Treasurer, Martin Gorman, tenxtreasurer@gmail.com. […]

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Ten X Members Team Up To Get Work Done

Brisk temperatures and rain the day before were no match for a well coordinated band of Club Members who took up the outdoor range work session on Sunday October 13. Much was accomplished. Brush and saplings encroaching on the driveway and both shooting ranges were cut back, the grass was mowed, wooden benches and target frames were sealed, target frames were taken in for the winter, and most significantly the statistical building siding project was almost […]

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October 2019 Newsletter

The next general meeting is October 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Indoor Range

● Both the SPL and NFPL pistol leagues start this first week of October. Schedules are posted in the range and on the club website. We need new shooters! Please consider joining one or both leagues. Like bowling leagues, matches are scored on a handicap system with actual and handicap matches to be won. The first matches are as […]

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September 2019 Newsletter

Due to the Labor Day Holiday the Next General Meeting is September 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

● BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO THE RANGE. Thank you to all our volunteers who put in time over the summer. We had some challenges this summer with the tractor at the outdoor range and some challenges with staffing matches, but more people are using the range than last year, which we like to […]

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July 2019 Update

JULY 2019 UPDATE

There will be no Meeting in July or August due to the summer holiday.  However, we wanted members to be up-to-date on what is happening with Club business.  […]

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June 2019 Newsletter

The next General Membership meeting will be Monday June 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm at 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster.

● The June 3, 2019, meeting will be our last meeting until September barring any emergencies or special meeting. If you are sponsoring a prospective member, please get their membership application to a Board Member, preferably Al Hopkins, ASAP so we can act on it at the June meeting.

● Tuesdays and Thursdays continue to be open practice nights. Steel Plate shooting is runs every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the Outdoor Range. In the event of poor weather, the rain-date for Steel Plate will be the following week. Al Hopkins is the point of contact for Steel Plate. Precision pistol shooting practices are every Thursday at both the indoor and outdoor ranges. Bruce Matthies and Mitch Vogel are points of contact for precision pistol.

● The Western New York Outdoor Pistol League (WNYOPL) continues this month:

The current standings are available for download at WNYOPL tab, […]

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May 2019 Newsletter

We hope each of our members and readers will have had a happy and blessed Easter and Passover. Hopefully, too, spring will be here shortly and the wet and cold will be behind us. The coming membership meeting will be an important one, so without further delay, let’s get to the news:

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