The Fall Ox Roast is Saturday, September 9, 2017. If you are a dues paying member, you should have received two prepaid Ox Roast dinner tickets. The Ox Roast tickets are $19.00 in advance or $22.00 at the gate. This is a good reason to tell your friends to purchase their tickets ahead of time. Joe Dubji is handling the tickets and be can be contacted at 330-502-1700 to purchase extra tickets. If no one answers, LEAVE A MESSAGE with how many tickets you want him to send, the address where to send the tickets, and your telephone number. Don't call the week of the Ox Roast and expect to receive your tickets by Saturday the day of the Ox Roast. Remember all extra ticket you order MUST be accounted for. If you do not sell them they must be turned in to Duke Slater. TICKETS CANNOT BE LEFT AT THE GATE FOR GUESTS.
Also, members should have received a book of tickets for the raffle that will take place the night of the Ox Roast. This raffle is for a Remington 870 Express, a fishing combo, a Fin-Feather-Fur gift card, and a Coleman product. If you buy or sell these tickets, you can turn in the money and ticket stubs at the raffle booth the night of the Ox Roast. Or mail you money and ticket stubs to the club's address prior to the Ox Roast.
Don't forget to mention all the additional quality gun raffles that take place at this event
This years NEW MEMBERS should contact one of the Ox Roast Committee's and sign up to work at the Ox Roast. Members do not have to work ALL DAY and the hours you work count towards your mandatory 30 work hours. Help is needed on the serving line and on Sunday morning for clean-up.
YOUTH PHEASANT HUNT
The Club received a grant from the ODNR Wildlife Division. With this grant we will be able to host a youth pheasant hunt again this year. The hunt will be held October 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th. Plan on arriving prior to 7:30 a.m. There will be a short hunter education refresher by a certified instructor prior to hunting. The kids have a great opportunity to hunt with quality hunting dogs and get ample shooting. Donuts, milk, juice and coffee will be provided. Any member that wishes to help out with this event or needs to get his hunting dog a little workout, contact Brian George 330-718-6422 or see Bob Dunsey.
New Middletown Sportsmen Club will host a CCW Class at the club on Saturday, October 7th. The class will
start at 8:00 a.m. sharp. The cost of the class is $90.00 and a $20.00 registration fee is reguired. The
registration fee will be applied to the cost of the class. Also a free breakfast of muffins and coffee and a light lunch
will be provided. Each participant will be required to bring a quality hand gun (no Saturday night specials) in at least a .22 caliber and 50 rounds of factory ammunition. No hand or custom hand loads will be permitted. The class size is limited so please make your reservation at BlueLine LTD, 12712 South Ave. #2, North Lima OH 44452 or call 330-360-8310 to register.
HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE
The club will present an ODNR Hunter Education course September 16th & 17th from 9:00 am. to 3:00 p.m. both days. To attend
register on line by going to: www.wildohio.gov ,click on the Ohio's Wildlife Licensing System (upper right side). Find the Course & Event Registration Box, Hunter Trapper Education, and click Enroll. A FREE breakfast of sausage, eggs, toast, donuts, fruit, milk juice, and coffee will begin at 8:30a.m. Also, a free lunch will be provided each day. Please do not wait to register class fills up quickly. Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will be presented a hunting certificate, hunter education card, and an orange hunting hat compliments of the New Middletown Sportsmen club.
For more information call 330-953-1476. Also, walk-ins are NEVER turned away.
Thee Annual Farmers Appreciation Picnic will be held at the Highlandtown property on August 26th at 1:00 p.m. If you would like, you may bring cookies or a favorite side dish to share. This is on a voluntary basis only and is NOT required to attend. Come enjoy and explore "Club South".
The Annual Hay Ride will be September 23rd starting at 5:00 pm. This is a GREAT evening of fun for both kids and older folks. Come out for an autumn evening of sheer joy.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
1. The Garage sale was a huge success yielding $1,965 for the Youth Fishing Day. Thanks to everyone that worked the sale and
made donations throughout the year.
2. NO ATV's, SNOWMOBILES or DIRT BIKES are permitted on any of the club's property. If any member sees such activity
CALL THE POLICE and report those people as trespassing on club grounds.
3. Remember, use of the firearms ranges is limited to 30 minutes. Please abide by this rule so all members will have access to the ranges.
4. DO NOT hang targets on the 4 X 4 support posts on the firearms range.
5. With hunting season coming, No permanent tree stands are permitted on club grounds
6. Please DRIVE SLOWLY on the entrance road to the club. ESPECIALLY during the Ox Roast.
WELCOME THESE NEW MEMBERS: Rick Basile, Chris Baker, Josh Wiery, and Matt Gentile. Congratulations and enjoy the club.