June 13, 2016
Mohave Sportswomen are having their next meeting this Satuday the 18th.
It will begin 11:00 in the Club House with a discussion on gun
cleaning. That will be followed by a range session. We encourage all of the ladies to come out for a fun day.
June 10, 2016
Recently police range #6 was dedicated to long-time Range Officer Carmine
Randazzo. A plaque was placed that chronicled his life.
Those in attendance took time to share stories of their
friendship with Carmine. When you get a chance, stop by and read
the inscription and remember our departed friend.
June 3, 2016
7-Mile Hill Range is all outdoors and consequently the range can be
closed due to bad weather conditions. These include rain/snow,
high winds or excessive heat.
June 2, 2016
Remember each person entering the Range must stop at the Range Office to sign in. Please observe the Stop signs-don't drive past them. This even includes Life Members.
is again co-hosting the Fishing for Smiles kids fishing day on June
11&14, 2016. The event is held at the Dutton Ranch located
just north of Interstate 40 at the Fort Rock Road exit approximately 40
miles east of Kingman. The 11th is for all children while the
14th is reserved for the handicapped. Food
and refreshments will be provided by the Elks Club. We need
Club members to help with sign in, fish cleaning and helping the kids
as necessary. If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact the Range Office at 753-8038 to leave your name and number.
May 31, 2016
Kerry Schanaman was presented the Friends of the NRA Award at the recent banquet.
It was in recognition of his outstanding work in support of the
FNRA and the Second Amendment. Kerry received a rousing extended
standing ovation upon presentation. As President of the Club,
I have had the chance to work with Kerry on a number of projects.
I am very proud to know him and his fine family and extend my
congratulations to him as well.
May 27, 2016
Board approved a number of important items at the May meeting. We
voted $8,000 to purchase a new Trap machine for trap 5 and to sell the
existing machine instead of spending $4,500 for a rebuild.
Also, Terry Kirkum was nominated and approved for the position of
Government Liason. Kerry Schanaman resigned the Secretary job
because of health reasons. The Board approved motions to raise
the salary of George Yurish and Mike Thompson effective June 1, 2016 in
recognition of their outstanding efforts.
Club had a balance of $34,186.36 on April 30, 2016. We are
looking to spend some of this money to make improvements on the Range.
Our first efforts will be in placing shade at the Archery and Cowboy Ranges .
May 25, 2016
Friends of the NRA held their annual Banquet this past Saturday the
21st. The Club bought a table for $1,911 which entitled us to a
full size Kimber 1911 and a number of raffle tickets. We won two
prizes in the raffle. First was a bust of a whitetail deer and
the big second prize was an STI NRA marked 1911 style Guardian pistol
in 9mm Luger. This pistol has an msrp of $1,299. Both
pistols will be raffled or auctioned to raise money for the Club.
Hadley and her merry group of volunteers deserve recognition for this
fine event. It was a well attended enjoyable night. Also,
the Mohave Sportsman Club would like to thank The Gunshop and Bank
Street Guns for their participation. Both made significant
contributions to the Banquet and raffles.
May 16, 2016
Esquibel made a proposal for the Club to be a sponsor of the Veterans
Sportsman Alliance 3-D Archery Shoot scheduled for August 13-14,
2016. His request was for the Club to provide either $400 or the
use of 40 of our 3-D targets. The Club readily approved a motion
to support the shoot by donating the use of the targets for the shoot.
The Club is glad to support this worthy cause where all proceeds
will go to support veterans.
May 14, 2016
Club is collecting money to pay for the 2017 Antelope Eaters Hunt
for a disabled veteran. Including entrance fees, food and
lodging. The collection began at the 2016 hunt when an individual
donated his $50 bill from the raffle. Since then, Ken Coombs has
donated $50, the Top Guns Scholastic Clay Target shooters have donated
$50 and the Club's Board voted to donate $100 for a total of $250 to
date. In addition, there will be a jar placed in the Range Office
where you can make donations towards the hunt as well as other events
that will benefit our veterans.
to Paul Knudson for winning the raffle for the Kimber Ultra Carry II.
His name was drawn at the May 12, 2016 Board Meeting.