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Chapter Meeting - March 16, 2022

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM
Type: Chapter

Location: McKean Tavern, 8968 N Main St, McKean, PA 16426
Directions: McKean Tavern, 8968 N Main St, McKean, PA 16426 (Map)


March Meeting

March 2nd, 2020

I would like to thank, Kevin, Ken, Leon, Dennis, Chuck, Christine, Jody, Matt P., Ron and Deb, Dave L. and all the kids that helped out at this years Expo. It was a fun, informative, and productive weekend. We had over 600 kids shooting in the BB gun range and we sold a vast amount of gun raffle tickets as well talking to some interesting people and making some great contacts for future events and partnerships.

Great job and Thank you all.

Our next meeting will be held March 16th, 2020 at the McKean Tavern.

We will have a brief run down on the Expo but our main goal is to finish all arrangements and plans for the Banquet, which is right around the corner.

If you haven’t sent your registration in, please do so by the 14th of this month. Also any sponsors will need to be sent to me ASAP so I have time to get them on the donor and/or sponsor list.

Any sold or unsold gun raffle tickets MUST be turned in at meeting.

We are looking good on larger items, however Chinese auction items are always welcome but I do need them before we set up for banquet.

I hope to see you all at the meeting, thank you and I am looking forward to breaking last years banquet attendance.


Meeting notes 3/16 Finance report: We have about $9000 in the bank. Have enough to cover food bill for banquet Expo recap: BIG thanks to all who helped out. The event was a success. Sold a little over $1500 in gun raffle tickets, & $120 in shirts and hats Not bad consider it seemed that attendance was down this year Vets Hunt: Even bigger thanks to all who braved the weather to help out Great job by all. We have a participant send a thank you not and a $50 donation. This person will not be able to make the banquet Will be sending them card and t-shirt Rt 8 Project: We will try and finish by April The area needs to be seeded very soon Dave G and Ed will be working on that Banquet Update: Online registrations will close at 0800 on Friday. We are pushing 170 in attendance (As of 3/18 we are actually over 200) Banquet buck sales have been through the roof Online sales is over $3000 Moving forward all memberships/renewals will be online only By Sat morning we will have the raffles set Chinese Auction Main gun table Tailgate raffle Sig pistol Henry Golden boy Doors will open at 6:00 pm Dinner at 7 If you are a donor or sponsor please contact Ed ASAP A list is being compiled that will be printed for the banquet Gem City Youth Field Days: Aug 20th Gem City Outdoorsmen is having a youth field day There will be stations for trap, rifle shooting, archery etc. They would like a there with the bb gun range Kevin is looking into a Boy Scout troop to run the range We will need volunteers to help run our station Crawford & Warren Co outreach: It has been brought forward that our chapter needs to be more available in other counties After the banquet we will be working on a plan to reach out to current and potential members in these areas. Current plan to set up a trap practice shoot at sportsmen's clubs in Crawford & Warren More details to come