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This page provides the latest news and updates for Club Members from Club Meetings, as well as to provide information to the Membership from the Board of Directors.
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#From the April 8, 2024 Club Meeting: Under Old Business: Charlie reported that he will be holding a Hunter Education Class on Saturday April 14th from 8am-5pm. Currently 5 students have signed up. A Work Party was held on Saturday March 9th; 4 attendees painted the Indoor Range and benches were cleaned. Under New Business: Dave will be holding the first .22 Benchrest match on Saturday May 4th at 2pm. The season will continue on the 1st Saturday of the month thru October 2024. Charlie reviewed the different packages from the Runnings Package Raffle. The drawing will be held at the July 1, 2024 Membership Meeting. The next Work Party will be held on Saturday April 13th at 9am to clean out the Indoor Range backstop. The next JRC Board Meeting will be moved to Tuesday April 23rd at 7pm due to the Chautauqua County Federation Dinner on the evening of Monday April 29th. Meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm. The next JRC Membership Meeting will take place on Monday, May 6th at 7:30pm.

#From the March 4, 2024 Club Meeting: Under Old Business: Wayne read the portion of the ByLaws in regard to the Memberships. He read the Life Membership proposal that the Board is endorsing/approved. Motion was made and 2nd to accept the Board's recommendation. Voting members present voted all in favor; no objections. Wayne has 7 different packages from Runnings for the Package Raffle. He may add a couple more. 1 winner will be pulled for every 300 tickets sold and winners will choose which package they want. Thank you to all who helped at the Work Party! Under New Business: There is another Work Party coming up on Saturday March 9th at 9am. The drainage pipe has been opened up a little bit out front by the 100yd line. Meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm. The next JRC Membership Meeting will take place on Monday, April 8th at 7:30pm.

#From the February 5, 2024 Club Meeting: Under Old Business: The Internal Audit was done and everything was accounted for. An NRA Jr. Sectional Match was run over the weekend of Sat/Sun Feb 3rd/4th. We didn't have anyone fire on Sunday the 4th. 20 competitors participated and this match ends the Junior Indoor Match Season. We're looking at holding an outdoor match the weekend of May 18th & 19th in preparation for Nationals. Not sure if will have a match in June or not. From a question from the floor, Wayne explained how/what the Club does at the Busti Historical Society Apple Festival. Under New Business: Charlie will be holding a Hunter Education Class on Sunday April 14th and Sunday August 18th from 8am-5pm. All students must do the pre-work prior to the class. Wayne went to Runnings to follow-up on the Package Raffle but our contact wasn't there; he will try to get in contact with them. He explained how the package raffle works and would like to sell the tickets from April-July, with the winner pulled in July 2024. There was discussion of cleaning up the backstop on the Indoor Range at the April 13th Work Party. Help is needed! The Board has been going over what to do regarding the Life Memberships. Wayne discussed a proposed resolution that was reviewed by the Board at the January 2024 Board Meeting. It was then opened up for discussion from the floor where the difference between dues vs. assessment was discussed. Time as a member after age 65 at the JRC and Carroll R&G were also discussed. The Board will go over the proposal and will bring it back to the membership at the March 2024 Membership Meeting. Meeting was adjourned at 8:12pm. The next JRC Membership Meeting will take place on Monday, March 4th at 7:30pm.

#From the January 8, 2024 Club Meeting: Happy New Year! Under Old Business: We have 1 new youth registered for the New Junior Class which Wayne will be running this Thursday, January 11th at 3pm. There will be a USA Shooting Junior Olympic Smallbore/Air Rifle Match which will be run on the Indoor Range on both Sat & Sun Jan 20th & 21st. There are relays being run from approx. 7am-7pm both days and volunteers who help out the Match Staff will receive Work Party credit toward their membership. The Club's participation in the 2023 Busti Historical Society Apple Festival went over very well; we will need more help so we can do it again this year. All Club members are reminded to make sure to close up and turn off all lights when you leave! Under New Business: Discussion took place regarding holding NRL .22 matches on the 100yd range this summer; if there is enough interest, Rob Culver said he will run them. There is also interest in having Jen run a full season of Highpower matches this year; she will put together a schedule and get it on the Club Calendar. Jen also asked for all of the Club's Leagues to get their dates for their 2024 Seasons to her ASAP so she can put them on the in-house and online Club Calendars and also give to Craig to promote on social media. There will be a Work Party held on Sat Jan 13th at 9am; there is paint still available if anyone wants to finish painting the Indoor Range. Meeting was adjourned at 7:53pm. The next JRC Membership Meeting will take place on Monday, February 5th at 7:30pm.