Henry Range – January 2016 Update

Henry Range Report – January 2016.

Happy New Year to you all and don`t forget it`s time to renew your membership and purchase your new range key. The locks on the access gates were changed at the first of the year. To date we have sold over 200 keys which indicates that we are going to have another busy year at the range.

The Annual General Meeting will be held on February 23rd. This is the most important meeting of the year where the new Executive and Directors are elected for the coming year(s) and the Operating and Capital Budgets are approved for the fiscal year. There are several Director and Executive positions to be filled, and it is important that we have good representation from Henry Range so please consider letting your name stand for election to one of these positions.

Shooting Results.

.22 Rifle Fun Shoot:

The first shoot of the 2016 was held in conjunction with a Happy Birthday bash for Pam. We had a huge cake with pink roses (Pam`s favorite color).lol It was a cold day but thanks to Alex looking after the hot coffee and roaring fire, made it all worth while. We all had a great time. There were 15 shooters.

1st. John Will. & Pam 287(but we think that was fixed); 2nd. Alex & Gerald (the switcheroo`s) 271; 3rd. Crystal & Bob 260. The next shoot is Feb. 06 @ 10:00 am   (Submitted by Rick)

Bench Rest:

Scope: 1st. Dave 798;  2nd (Tie) Tammy& Andrew 796;  3rd. (Tie) Alex & Frank 788;

Aperture:  1st. John Will. 799;  2nd.Richard  797;  3rd.  James 795;  Next shoot is Feb. 13th.

Military:

1st. John Will 256;  2nd.  Gord  252;  3rd. Clive 251;

Sniper: 1st. (Tie) Clive & Frank 96;  2nd. Bruno 95;  3rd. Graham 85;

The next Military Shoot will be held on Feb.20th. and there will be a handgun stage included. Next shoot is Feb. 20th.

Duty Pistol:

The duty pistol match this month was expanded into a two section event and participants had the option to shoot in the modified 1500 PPC match or the usual 900 round match or both matches. This will be the norm for all future Duty Pistol Matches unless advised otherwise. There were 20 plus shooter including three new participants. John and Walter did a great job of organizing, laying out the course of fire and conducting the matches. There were lots of happy shooters and some impressive scores. Participants require 150 rounds of ammo for the 1500 match and 90 rounds for the 900 match or if you can`t do the math, 240 round for both matches.(lol) The next match will be on Feb. 27th. See you there.

Results:

900 Match.  1st. Wynn T:  2nd  Frank W:  3rd. Bruno K.

1500 Match.  1st. Clive C;  2nd.  Gord G;  3rd. Len F.

There will be a black powder shoot at the Henry rifle range commencing at 10:00am on Saturday, Jan. 30th.

There will also be a .22 handgun shoot on Jan. 31, commencing at 10:00 am. at the Henry Handgun range,  Everybody Welcome.

Submitted by Len Fong, Henry Range Committee Member. Ph. 250 468-1551;  e-mail  lenbar@shaw.ca