September Intro to Skeet and Trap Clinic
Open to all skill levels
Monday, September 16th, from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Never shot trap or skeet? Never shot a shotgun?
Come learn how the game is played and get tips from other Concord Club members.
We will open up the fields before our monthly membership meeting and potluck.
The club will provide a limited amount of ammo and tokens, and even have some loaner shotguns for you to try. Guests of Concord Sportsmen members are welcome.
Please RSVP to
Club members and guests must EACH have a YELLOW SAFETY CARD
to participate in this activity.
If you do not have the YELLOW CARD, please go to https://unitedsportsmen.com/waiver/ and complete the “Liability Waiver” online by Sunday, September 15th. You will be given your YELLOW CARD at the Clinic. (The YELLOW CARD is free.)
If you got your game where you want it, email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer for this event.
USI News: The sale of the cell phone tower will provide more than sufficient funding to finish the rifle and pistol range. It is projected that the range will open by the end of the year.
Concord Club News: Nominations for the Board of Directors (BOD) will be accepted at the October 21st and November 18th meetings. Full Members in good standing are eligible to be elected to the BOD. Associate Members who have been Club members for two years or more and are active participants in the Club may apply to become Full Members. Elections will take place at the November 18th monthly meeting. Questions? Please contact me at email@example.com.
BRATS & BEER! Please join us on October 21st at 6:45 p.m. for the monthly potluck. The theme is Oktoberfest. The Club will be providing brats, buns, and beer. Members please bring salads, side dishes, and desserts.
MEETING MINUTES FOR September 16, 2019
|BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) MEETING Title||Name||Present?|
|Vice President||Mike McIntosh||Y|
|Sergeant at Arms*||Serguei Perounov||Y|
The BOD meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by the President.
The BOD discussed:
Rifle/Pistol Range Update. The work continues on track. Nothing new to report.
Intro to Skeet and Trap Clinic. The BOD will ask the members whether the clinic should be repeated in October. Members should be reminded that the club is providing tokens and shells to clinic participants.
Finances. The mutual funds took a heavy hit in the recent market fluctuations.
Donations. The BOD discussed 2019 charitable donations to organizations the Club has given to in the past. Organizations under consideration are: Ducks Unlimited, Contra Costa Food Bank, Meals on Wheels, and Blue Star Moms. Viet Nam Veterans of Diablo Valley is an excellent organization, but they have not responded to our inquiries.
The BOD meeting was adjourned by the President at 6:43 p.m.
GENERAL CLUB MEETING
The President called the club meeting to order at 7:22 p.m.
A roll call of the Board was performed, and all were present. A quorum was present.
17 members and 7 board members attended the meeting.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Ed White.
Rifle/Pistol Range Update. Construction continues. The sale of the cell phone tower lease is in contract. (The sale raises the funds needed to complete the project.) Estimated opening date: November 2019.
Intro to Skeet and Trap Clinic. Interest continues so the Skeet and Trap Clinic will be repeated in October. Members are reminded that the club is providing tokens and shells to clinic participants. Depending on skill levels, the group can be split in two: Beginners and Advanced Beginners. Late arrivals are welcome to join in, but must have eyes and ears on before crossing the fence.
Secretary Report There are no corrections to last month’s meeting minutes.
Treasurer Report The club is financially sound.
Membership Report Club membership currently stands at 147 members.
Rifle/Pistol. Concord Club’s Day at the Action Pistol Range is the last Sunday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendance fluctuates greatly. Many different fun targets and stations can be set up if there is interest and enough participants and Range Officers are present.
Mark your calendars! There will be a Sporting Clays Shoot at Birds Landing, sponsored by Walnut Creek Sportsmen’s Club, on Sunday, October 6th , 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Joe Calim’s” Turkey Shoot will be held on Sunday, November 17th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Turkeys are awarded as prizes.
Quincy Winship, former shotgun student of Tim Sickler and daughter of Bruce and April Winship, graduated from the San Jose Police Academy on September 20th. She will now begin her field training. Congratulations, Quincy!
Impalement Arts. Next event: Sunday, September 22
Old Business / New Business / Good of the Club. None
Meet the Authors–Our very own President, Bruce Winship, and Treasurer, April Winship
Thursday, October 24th, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Fremont REI. See attached flyer for additional dates. Join Bruce and April, authors of Set Sail and Live Your Dreams, and learn how the Winship family followed their dream of sailing off to paradise. Cost: Free
The general meeting was adjourned by the President at 7:56 p.m.
Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:45 pm at the USI Clubhouse
At each monthly meeting, we will give a free raffle ticket to each meeting attendee and draw for a FREE Christmas dinner (you can only win once per year)!
This month’s raffle winners are:
Thank you Ray Hernandez, Don Nickells, and Terri Nunes for grilling the hamburgers and hot dogs to perfection at our September meeting.