YANKEE LAKE 60 GUN RAFFLE
The Yankee Lake 60 Gun Raffle will be held on May 5, 2018. The ticket you received with the Newsletter entitles you for a chance to win one of the 60 + guns and admission to the event. Inside the ballroom, food and beverages are served as well as the opportunity to purchase tickets for many side raffles. The club will receive $10.00 for every Yankee Lake 60 Plus Raffle sold prior to the event. You also received a book of 6 tickets. This is the club raffle which will be drawn at Yankee Lake. The club raffle is the best value at the event for $1.00. First prize - $500.00 shopping spree at Fin Feather & Fur. Second prize - Henry Golden Boy lever action 22 LR. 3rd prize - A complete fishing combo.
For additional tickets call tickets call Dan Donoghue @ 330-540-1631.
The club members recently voted on and passed several important rule changes concerning hunting, fishing and shooting on club property! See the club bulletin Board for ALL of these changes. It is your responsibility to stay informed concerning the Clubs Constitution, By-Laws and Rules.
HAVE YOU PICKED UP YOUR 2018 MEMBERSHIP CARD?
SPRING WORK DETAIL
Saturday, March 24th and March 31st will be the clubs winter work days. Please plan on attending. There is plenty of projects that need attention. Breakfast will start at 7:00 a.m. and lunch will be served around noon. No matter what your physical condition or work skills, there is a project for you. Please feel free to bring your chainsaw, tree loppers, or outdoor tools to assist with the grounds clean up. Start earning work hours for 2018 by coming out to help.
EASTER EGG HUNT
The Easter Egg Hunt and Luncheon will be held on Sunday, March 25th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
You must bring a dozen Easter eggs for each child that you bring to the egg hunt. Plastic Easter eggs are preferred. Put a piece of candy in each egg you bring for the egg hunt. Kids love candy! Give the eggs to the person collecting them inside the clubhouse when you arrive. Food and beverage will be supplied by the club. If you would like, bring some cookies, cupcakes or other goodies.
But that is on a VOLUNTARY BASIS ONLY. The Easter Bunny will be appear for the kids and parents to take pictures.
SPORTSMAN & CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR
Jim Orr and Frank Ruminski received the Sportsman of the Year Award and Roger Fair and Jim Lewandowski received the Conservationist of the Year Award. Congratulations and thank you for all your hard work and dedication throughout the year.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
1. The cost for a round of trap on Tuesday nights has been increased to $4.00, The youth price remains the same.
2. If you know of any child interested in joining the 4H Shooting Sports at our club, please contact Galen Rice, Brian George,
Dan Donoghue, or Bob Dunsey for registration and additional information.
The program will be for 6 - 8 weeks and held on Thursday nights at 6:00 pm. and starting soon.
3. Thank you to all the members who helped at the Coyote Seminar in February. Sixty nine people plus our members attended.
4. A Hunter Education class was held at the club on February 24th and 25th. The next Hunter Education class will be held on
September 15th & 16th.
5. An additional Rule change regarding pheasant hunting bag limits will be voted at the April Membership Meeting.
Turkey Shoots are scheduled every Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m. Public welcomed.
Trap Shoots are every Tuesday and the Meat Shoot is the first Tuesday of the month. 6:00 p.m. Public Welcomed.
Please remember in your prayers member Al Emerick and Jack & Jill organized Elaine (Orr) Miokovic who passed away since the last Newsletter.
The New Middlwtown Farmers and Sportsmen send our condolences to his family and friends.