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Bear on Club Grounds

A few of the archery targets have been ripped up on the east 3D course, and we suspect it is the work of a black bear. There have been numerous reports of bears in Westford. If you encounter a bear, do not approach it and keep any dogs under control.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming work parties

We will be holding work parties on the mornings of Sunday the 7th and 21st of September from 8:00AM to 12:00 noon. In order to spruce up the club for the Open House on October 4th, we will be raking the trap fields and weed whacking.

Please bring boots, gloves, rakes and weed whackers. Fuel will be provided for weed whackers. Contact Dave Gilson, Buildings and Grounds committee chair with any questions.

Change in date for September general meeting

Due to a conflict with Labor Day, the September general membership meeting will be held on the second Monday – September 8th, 2014.


Reminders

Use of Sporting Clays Range

Targets and throwers on the sporting clays ranges behind the pistol and rifle ranges are not for individual use. The sporting clays range is only to be used during shoots organized by the Sporting Clays committee. If you want to try or learn sporting clays, please contact Ken Hill, sporting clays chair. For clay target practice, a spring thrower is permanently mounted at the trap field. No hand throwers are allowed at WSC. If you want to practice and use a clay thrower with more “umfh”, then please speak to either Ken Hill or Tom Sirois, trap chair.

2013 Work Assessments

If you didn’t accomplish your 2013 work assessment and did not pay the work assessment fee with your 2014 renewal (you know who you are) you have until the end of 2014 to pay that 2013 work assessment fee — otherwise, you will not be considered a member in good standing. Please contact either Dennis Morin, Mark Annese or Mike Onesty if you have questions.


Recent Activities

Apple Blossom Parade

Thanks to members Denny Valentine, Ken and Judy Proulx, and Tony Losurdo! This years WSC Apple Blossom parade float won first prize in the Best of Float Division! Thank you for stepping up and continuing the long standing tradition of WSC participating in the parade.

– Mark Annese, President

Club members Denny Valentine, Ken and Judy Proulx, and Tony Losurdo!

Club members Denny Valentine, Ken and Judy Proulx, and Tony Losurdo!

Archery well represented!

Archery well represented!

Handgun Shooting and Safety Clinic — Saturday, July 26 12 to 5 PM

MA Gun Law Seminar – Saturday, May 31

ATA Marathon Trap Shoot – Saturday, May 3rd

33rd Annual Childrens Fishing Derby – Saturday, April 26th

The rain on Satuday morning, April 26th, didn’t stop the hardy from turning out for the fishing derby. Thanks to all who helped put on this incredible important event for our community and our club. Many thanks to all our sponsors!

WSC family archery event – Saturday, January 25th

For everyone who’s expressed interest in 3D archery, this should be a great way to start. We plan to arrange 3-5 shooting locations between the tower range and the archery range. If you have not tried the sport before, please come and learn! If you have experience, come and enjoy a fun day of archery. For more info please see the details on our archery page. You must sign up beforehand so that we have the right amount of equipment.

Forestry Walk, January 4th

About 20 guests showed up in sub-freezing weather to walk the perimeter of the grounds for over four hours. Reports back from the trip are all positive, and everyone had a great time.

Event leaders: Norman & Bobby Silva

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