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Below is the 2014 Newsletter.  The 2015 Newsletter is in process, and will be posted as soon as it is done.

Tiadaghton Sportsman’s Association
2014 Newsletter
 
As the newsletter is coming together we await spring weather. It is time again to start our 2014 shooting season.  Our workers will be starting to prepare and all help is welcome. The only scheduled event is the Running Deer Sunday Shoot, to be held the Sunday before Deer Season.  Please be sure to read the attached Range Rules, and you are asked to observe all Rules.  Thank you.
 
Monthly Meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Club House, except the months of January and February.  Weather permitting, the rest of the monthly meetings will be held at the Club House. The Officers encourage everyone to attend the meetings to offer ideas and information to improve the Club.
The Officers for the 2014 year are:
                       
PRESIDENT                                               Gary Ludwig
                       
VICE PRESIDENT                                      Fred Dyroff
                       
 VICE PRESIDENT                                     Ron Saylor
                       
 VICE PRESIDENT                                     Clay Weaver,Jr.
                       
TREASURER                                               Norm Ludwig
                       
 SECRETARY                                              Sue Shoemaker
 
Nomination of Officers is held at the February meeting and election of officers is held at the March meeting.
 
Workdays are held every Monday beginning at 9:00 am and continue until the work is complete.  Normal work sessions include cutting the grass, grounds clean up, range maintenance and there is some painting that needs to be done this year.  Work Mondays and dates are listed below:
           
April                 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
May                 5th, 12, 19th
June                2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
July                 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
August             4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
 
Dates for September will be announced.  If you are interested in lending a helping hand to maintain our club grounds, please contact Fred Dyroff at 570-398-2230.  Help from additional Club Members is highly encouraged.
 
IBO/Archery Shoots:  The Club is looking for volunteer/volunteers to run the IBO/Archery Shoots.
 
Trap Shoots:  Is there any interest in holding Trap Shoots at the Club.  If you “are” interested, please contact Norm Ludwig at 570-865-6214.
 
****We are asking for members to volunteer to help with workdays and shoots.  We are now 400 plus members, and it takes a lot of work to maintain the grounds and the buildings that are used daily by members.  Remember!!!! This Club belongs to all of us, so please take a personal interest in maintaining the Clubhouse and its grounds!!!!!
 
Congratulations to the winners of the Gun Drawing that took place at the Running Deer Sunday Shoot held at Tiadaghton Sportsman’s Club.  The winners were:  John Ballard-Lock Haven, PA; Matt Smith-Cogan Station, PA; Jesse Cecil- MI; and Dana Edwards-York, PA.
 
NRA Basic Pistol Courses:
May 3, 2014 and May 31, 2014
June 28, 2014
July 12, 2014
August 30, 2014
September 27, 2014
 
Price of these classes will be $45.00. Please register on the NRA website.  The range will be closed during these classes.


 
Facilities include: Outdoor Pistol (25, 50, 100 yds), Outdoor Rifle (25,50,100,200,300 yds)
Hours of Operation: Dawn to Dusk
Range Access: Private
 
 
THINK SAFETY!!!!
 
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR RIFLE, PISTOL,TRAP AND ARCHERY RANGE AT THE TIADAGHTON SPORTMAN’S ASSOCIATION.
 
MEMBERS ONLY ARE PERMITTED ON THE RANGES!!! (THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED)
 
MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED ON ALL RANGES, AND MEMBERSHIP MUST BE VISIBLY DISPLAYED ON OUTER GARMENT WHILE USING ANY RANGE AT TIADAGHTON SPORTSMAN’S.
 
ALL RANGES WILL BE OPEN DAILY, EXCEPT DURING SILHOUETTE SHOOTS, DAYS OF WORK PARTIES, and SPECIAL EVENTS.  (Silhouette shoots are held on Thursday evenings 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm from May through the end of August and on the Saturdays 8:00 am until approximately 5:00 pm of each month from May through September.  Work parties are generally held on Monday of each week 8:00 am -5:00 pm).
 
ANYONE USING RANGES OR OTHER TIADAGHTON SPORTSMEN WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SAFETY AND KEEPING AREA CLEAN OF ALL DEBRIS ON PROPERTY.
 
TIADAGHTON SPORTSMEN “WILL NOT” BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYONE INJURED ON THE PROPERTY.
 
SHOOTING AT TARGETS WILL BE DONE ON PAPER TARGETS ONLY—PROPERLY PLACED ON TARGET FRAMES—“NO SHOOTING” CANS OR SILHOUETTES OFF TARGET FRAMES.
 
ALL TARGETS MUST BE REMOVED FROM TARGET FRAMES WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED.
 
ANYONE USING ANY RANGE ON CLUB PROPERTY MUST HAVE A VALID MEMBERSHIP—IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A MEMBERSHIP, AND WILL NOT BUY ONE—THEN YOU WILL BE TOLD TO LEAVE!!!!
 
BE COURTEOUS TO OTHER SPORTSMEN!!!  “ALWAYS” MAINTAIN A SPORTSMAN LIKE ATTITUDE!!
 
ANY GROUP OF MEMBERS DESIRING TO USE ANY RANGE, MUST MAKE ADVANCED ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE CLUB AND SAID USE “MUST BE POSTED” 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE.
 
RANGE SAFETY ALARM MUST BE TURNED ON WHEN ANY MEMBER IS DOWN RANGE—“THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS”!
 
NO INTOXICATED PERSON OR INTOXICATING BEVERAGES—INCLUDING DRUGS ARE PERMITTED ON RANGE.
 
ANY MEMBER VIOLATING THESE RULES WILL BE:
VERBALLY TOLD
ASKED TO LEAVE
 
“REMEMBER”—SAFETY MUST BE TAKING WHILE USING ANY CLUB PROPERTY!!!
 
 
CLUB MEMBERSHIPS
Tiadaghton memberships allow unlimited access to a variety of shooting ranges.  Ranges available include rifle, pistol, trap, silhouette and archery ranges.  Members can also take advantage of the Annual Gun Drawing.  One gun certificate is purchased for every 100 memberships sold each year.
2014 Memberships are now on sale.  Hurry to take advantage of your Tiadaghton Membership now.  “REMEMBER”, membership tags must be displayed in plain view when using the shooting ranges.
All Club memberships can be obtained by mail.  Please complete an application and remit your check payable to TIADAGHTON SPORTSMEN’S ASSOCIATION along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  The cost for an adult membership is $25.00.  A family membership is $35.00, which includes husband and wife.  Youths, 17 and under, do not need a membership, and must be accompanied by an adult who holds a current membership.
Any  membership may also be purchased at the following selling locations:
Fin, Fir and Feather, Haneyville, PA
Mountain Top Inn, Haneyville, PA                                                               
McConnell’s Country Store and Fly Shop, Waterville, PA
Happy Acres Campground, Waterville, PA



National Sporting  Goods, Jersey Shore, PA


Buttorff’s Hardware, Jersey Shore, PA
Club House when                                                                                             
 
 
Mail to:
Tiadaghton Sportsmen’s Association
PO Box 164
Jersey Shore, PA  17740
 
 
 
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                        _____ Adult Membership                       $25.00
 
                        _____ Family Membership                    $35.00

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The club will be closed May 17th due to Young Marines  shoot training.
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