March 2014

Spring Clean UP
Spring clean up at the club will be held Sunday April 27th 9am-12pm. Volunteers needed! Help out and you will be able to eliminate your volunteer fee for the year.


Members please watch your speed
Our neighbor on Tirrell Street has been reporting cars speeding down the hill in the last month especially in the snow. Please be careful to slow down to speed limit of 15mph

Upcoming Community Events  

  • Archery Club
    The Weymouth Sportsmen’s Club is teaming up with Weymouth High School to start an archery club. Plans are in the works, more info to follow.
  • Youth Drug Prevention
    The Weymouth Sportsmen’s Club in association with Home of the Phoenix, will be holding an opiate prevention focus group at the club. More info to follow.

Non Volunteer Fee
We will be sending out invoices to all members who have not volunteered their time this year. The non-volunteer fee is $25. Expect to see the invoices sometime in May.

Ladies Night
The club will be sponsoring a “Ladies Night” for women who want to learn about firearms and possibly interested in obtaining their LTC. More info to come.

The Junior Program
The Junior Program will be ending a little early this year due to ammunition shortage. The last day of the Junior Program will be
April 17.

Ammo Needed
The Junior program needs 22 ammo! Any donation of 22 ammo for the junior program would be greatly appreciated! As everone knows 22 ammo is hard to find. The kids really look forward to coming. Feel free to come on down any Wednesday during the Junior Program to see what we do. Of course we are always looking for volunteers to help us out! Please contact Joe Scolaro 781-706-4183 if you have ammo or are interested in helping out with the Junior Program. Thank you in advance.
Junior Olympic Archery Development program

the Junior Olympic Archery Development program (JOAD). This program is sponsored by USA Archery. JOAD’s main purpose is to enhance the archery skills of each and every archer that joins the program. This can begin at a young age of 8 through age of 20. During that time frame the archer will learn new skills and eventually compete among their peers within their own club or inter JOAD club competition. JOAD Archery practice sessions are held onTuesday’s from 6:30pm to 8pm. There is a $5.00 fee per person for each lesson. The last Saturday of each month “Star Pin” qualifications will be held starting at 9am until 12 noon.
Any questions please email David Griffith the program director with questions and to sign up. Come join the fun!

New Members
All new member applicants are required to attend an orientation meeting following a general meeting the first Tuesday of each month in order to obtain key card access to the club and the range. General meetings start at 8pm and usually last about 20 min. You must submit your membership application 2 weeks in advance of a meeting. We cannot guarantee you will get a card if you don’t do this. Mail in your application or stop by on a Wed. during the Junior program to drop off your application.

Wi-Fi available at the club
The club has guest Wi-Fi connection for members to use while at the club. Please check the bullitin board for password.Junior Rifle Advanced Program
The Junior Rifle Advanced Program meets Friday Evenings from 6:45-8:15pm during the Fall and into the Spring except during school vacations and on snow days. To qualify for the program the students must take a basic rifle training class. This course teaches firearm safety and the fundamentals of competitive smallbore shooting.

Club Contact Information
In order to expidite solutions to problems members encounter please use the following list to contact the appropriate board member to assist you. Remember we are a volunteer organization, no one gets paid for volunteering and board members pay dues the same as every other member. Please feel free to volunteer.

Membership/Dues issues: Maryanne Ivil 781-985-5121
TreasurerCharlie Maligno
Building/range issues maintenance: James Walsh 781-686-2097
Training and hall rentals: Dick Striano 781-264-2884
Junior Program: Joe Scolaro 781-706-4183
Rifle Program: Denise Fisher 781-953-0580
Joad Program: Dave Griffith griffy2@verizon.net
Alarm system issues/Building security: Dave Francis 617-328-1645
Lockers: Maryanne Ivil 781-985-5121
Newsletter/Website/Key cards: Mary Langenthal 781-340-6627

Mass certified firearms safety/pistol permit classes and FID classes
Discounted Mass certified pistol permits and FID classes are offered at the club by various instructors. For further info and to sign up call Dick Striano at 781-264-2884 or email richardstriano@yahoo.com.

NRA Recruiter – Discounted NRA membership!
Renew your NRA membership or join the NRA and save $10. The club will also receive a recruitment commission. Contact Maryanne at 781-985-5121 and renew at the club.

Get your gear and support the club!
WSC has sweat shirts, jackets, golf shirts, t-shirts and caps for sale with the club logo. There are also WSC lanyards and patches. Contact the club manager or catch up with a member of the executive board on Wednesday evenings or at the general meeting if you would like purchase any of these items.

Pricing: Jackets $55, Golf shirts $25, T-shirts $15, Caps $10, Lanyards $4, Patches $5

 
B.S.A. Venture Crew 73
The B.S.A. Venture Crew meets regularly at the Weymouth Sportsmen’s Club. Our crew is a group of Boys and girls ages 14-20. Call Maryanne for information 781-985-5121.

Calendar/NewsletterCalendar/Newsletter
If a member knows of a special event or is offering a course and would like it listed on the website calendar just send an email. If you would like to include something in the monthly newsletter such as new activities, upcoming programs or local events that may interest other members, send an email and it will be posted it in the next newsletter.