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September 2018 Newsletter

MAD RIVER CLUB’S NEWSLETTER

September 2018

P.O BOX 171 PULASKI, NEW YORK 13142-0171

PHONE 315-387-5788

                                 CALENDAR 0F UPCOMING EVENTS:

                             Next Club Meeting: Friday, October 12th ( BOD mtg at 6:30, general mtg at 8:00)

 

GENERAL MTG: Dick Palmer called the meeting to order at 8:11 pm. Dick announced that we did not have enough voting members for a quorum, therefore we could not vote on any motions.

ON BEHALF OF THE MEMBERSHIP: The following individuals were placed on the 30-day review list: We could not vote on new members because we did not have enough for a quorum.

 

The following individuals are moving to the permanent waiting list:

 

SICK AND AILING:

 

Kevin Irwin is having some health issues.

 

Rick Ackel a past member has passed away

Diane Graham wife of Samuel Graham passed away following an ATV accident.

 

On behalf of the membership we offer our condolences to the families of those that passed and ask for prayer for Kevin.

 

As a member learns of someone who is sick or someone has passed, please contact the following:

Brian Dano at 315-243-1994

Or: Leave message at 625-7331 with Charlene

Or: E-mail bdns@ymail.com

Or: E-mail c-dano@hotmail.com

Also, if any member knows of a deceased member from last year, please let the board know so we can get there names on the plaque in the clubhouse. Thank you.

 

GUN RAFFLE: Greg Maselli said all tickets were sold and guns are starting to go out. Awards for high ticket sales are:

Kevin Greene won a gun for selling over 30 tickets. This was done via random ticket pick.

Darien Brock was the high sales winner with 105 tickets sold.

 

Greg gave a big thanks to all people who helped out to make this a successful raffle event.

 

BUDGET: The 2019 budget was discussed at length to the members in attendance. This was a line item review of where the club money is going. We could not vote on the budget because we did not have a quorum so we need members to show up at the October meeting so we can vote on this budget.

 

ARCHERY: Bill Killam gave out his report and he said attendance was down this year. But it was a successful weekend. The following people won the archery raffles: The spinning pole: Anthony Pistol, Fly-fishing: Tony Cimilluca, Fishing bag: Lee Johnson, Turkey decoy: Jameson Morgia, Knife set: Bert Cowan, and the bow went to Bill Woodworth.

The following people put in many workdays to make this a success: Scott Collar 9 days, Ralph Gregory 9 days, Charlie Knauf 11 days, Tony Cimilluca 5 days, Brittany Cimilluca 4 days, Doug Haynes 3 days, Bell Draper 5 days, Norm Draper 5 days, Dale Macklen 4 days, Mike Akin 5 days, Aiden Regnelles 3 days, Tom Moore 3 days.

Overall Bill said 57 people from the club worked on the two shoots.

 

A big thanks to all who participated to make this a success.

 

MRC WEBPAGE: A reminder to club members to subscribe to the webpage. There are no subscription fees. As a subscriber to the website you will automatically be sent an update message so you can be made aware of any club news updates. As I get information from the board between meetings I post it to the webpage.

 

 

Future new members: To help alleviate some of the problems regarding rules violations the BOD’s have decided that after January 1st new members are to come to the board meeting at 7:30 on the night they are to receive their membership. This is to allow the board to explain some of the rules and expectations that come with club membership. This is meant to be a meet and greet with a chance for the new members to ask questions and meet the board.

 

Trap house: The list of people authorized to use the traphouse has been deleted. Gary Granger has said that because of some new equipment and rules regarding the traphouse, he wants himself or Jim Walker contacted before some one uses the traphouse going forward. The club has invested a considerable amount of money and effort into the trap set up so please respect this request. Please call 315-427-1162 to use the traphouse.

 

TRAP SCHEDULE for Friday evening trap shoots for the year:
Schedule for Friday shoots. Normally (4:30pm to 7:30pm), Meeting nights we start at 4pm and break down early for the BOD meeting at 6:30pm.

The Mad River Club Trap Team has a Facebook page! Please look there for up to date news, when we are shooting, and other info on the progress of the Trap Team. Like/follow page and you will be informed of updates as they happen. If you are on Facebook search for ‘Mad River Club Trap Team’

 

Change of Address: If you have a change of address, phone number, or email please let the club know. You can contact the newsletter editor Shawn Allen or the Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin. We have been having problems with being able to contact people.

 

 

Camp for Kids: Darien Brock said he has 4 kids set up for this year’s Camp for Kids, but needs people to send in their applications for next year.. The applications are excepted as first come first served so please get your applications in early. DEC camp for kids applications are posted on the website under “applications”. He has asked that people interested in this great opportunity, fill it out and send it to him. You can call Darien Brock at: 315-778-2680. His address is: 921 Franklin Street, Watertown, NY 13601

 

SHOOTING RANGE: Hunting season is almost here and many people are going to want to sight in there guns. Please be aware that this also coincides with bow season so if you are going to shoot make sure the red warning sign is not up and if you are bow hunting out back make sure you put the red flag up. Safety is the most important thing.

 

WORKDAYS: TIME TO GET A WORKDAY IN THIS YEAR IS RUNNING OUT SO PLEASE LOOK TO SEE IF YOU CAN GET ONE IN. REMEMBER IT’S A $200 FINE FOR MISSING A WORKDAY.

 

REMEMBER TO HAVE WORKDAY CHAIRMAN SIGN THE WORKDAY BOOK TO ENSURE YOU GET CREDIT FOR YOUR WORKDAY.

 

MOWING HELP IS NEEDED AT THE CLUB. DALE HAS NOT RECEIVED MANY CALLS TO HELP.

 

POSTING: If anyone is interested in posting southern tier property please contact Gary Crawford at

315-559-4174 or Bob Shelmindine.

TIM HOWELL WILL HAVE PLENTY OF ROADS AND TRAIL WORK AS THERE ARE MANY DOWNED TREES ON THE TRAILS.

 

GARY GRANGER SAID HE COULD USE HELP WITH THE TRAP RANGE

 

CALL MIKE LANE FOR SECURITY WORKDAYS. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT AND WANT TO DO A WORKDAY AS PEOPLE MAY ALREADY BE SCHEDULED.

 

OTHER ISSUES:

 

Dale Macklen reported that over $70 worth of sausage was taken out of the clubhouse sometime around the time of the bow shoot. As members we should not tolerate this type of behavior.

 

Lost: I lost a small silver toolbox on camp road 1 by camp 1. It had my chainsaw tools in it. If anyone found it I would appreciate getting it back. My number is below under newsletter editor. Thanks.

 

CLASSIFIED ADS:

 

Bill Killam said he has an almost new Lone Wolf treestand he would like to sell. He said to call him and make a deal. 315-387-3350

 

Ken Creech has a Kenmore camp stove for cooking . It is a gas stove. He said $75.00. Call him at 732-431-1631

Newsletter Editor: Shawn Allen 315-343-2546, 315-591-3005 email kallen2@twcny.rr.com, Assistant Newsletter Editor vacant

Club Officers: President Dick Palmer 315-882-3295; 1st VP Gary Crawford 315-559-4174, 2nd V.P. Lloyd Perkins; Treasurer Lori Venzendy 315-298-5804; Assist Treasurer Bruce Hahn 315-469-9349, Secretary Mark Bishop 288-4248; Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin 315-783-5455, Assistant Financial Secretary Justin Maselli

 

Board Members: Jeffery Mosier 846-5612, Frank Hilliker 298-3004, Larry Yerdon 387-5140, Darien Brock 315-778-2680, Gary Daniels 488-5575, , Ralph Gregory 298-5171, Tim Howell 963-7330, Norm Draper 315-775-7218, Ken Creech 732-431-1631.

Committee Chairman: Building and Grounds Dale Macklen 315-387-5365, Camping Steve Casselbury 315-481-1496, Trails Tim Howell 963-7330 Work Day Dennis Kammers 315-437-0430, Security Mike Lane 315-558-0888, Entertainment Committee Lou McNett 387-5339

Archery Committee: Bill Killam 387-3350, Traphouse: Gary Granger 315-427-1162

Website of interest to MRC members; www.madriverclub.com, www.oswegocountyfederation.com, www.oswegcountysportsmensfoundation.com, www.nyscc.com

AFILIATED WITH

NEW YORK STATE CONSERVATION COUNCIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AUGUST 2018 NEWSLETTER

MAD RIVER CLUB’S NEWSLETTER

August 2018

P.O BOX 171 PULASKI, NEW YORK 13142-0171

PHONE 315-387-5788

                                 CALENDAR 0F UPCOMING EVENTS:

                             Next Club Meeting: Friday, September 14th ( BOD mtg at 6:30, general mtg 8:00)

                             Bow Shoot in August on 17th, 18th, 19th

                             MRC Budget meeting, Thursday, September 6th at 6pm (at clubhouse)

                             Sportsman Dinner on September 20th (details below)

The meeting was called to order by Gary Crawford at 8:00pm.

ON BEHALF OF THE MEMBERS

The following individuals were placed on the 30-day review list: Todd Gosnell sponsor William Gould

 

The following individuals are moving to the permanent waiting list: Jayson Jones sponsor Greg Maselli, Matthew Carr sponsor Doug Carr, Michelle Quintana sponsor Duane Cole, Robert Johnson sponsor James Johnson, Harold Sullivan sponsor Verne Green, Mike McAliney sponsor Charles Knauf, and Ben Carroll sponsor William Gould.

 

SICK AND AILING:

 

George Hodge had knee surgery

 

30yr member Gary Diriwachter passed away. The club sends our condolences to the family.

 

 

As a member learns of someone who is sick or someone has passed, please contact the following:

Brian Dano at 315-243-1994

Or: Leave message at 625-7331 with Charlene

Or: E-mail bdns@ymail.com

Or: E-mail c-dano@hotmail.com

Also, if any member knows of a deceased member from last year, please let the board know so we can get there names on the plaque in the clubhouse. Thank you.

 

 

GUN RAFFLE: Welcome to the Mad River Club 2018 Gun Raffle. We thank you for your participation in this club fundraiser. The drawings will begin September 1st, 2018. Tickets are available now and will be handed out at the club meetings. Please return all ticket stubs with check by the 21st of August 2018. Mail to:         Madriver Club

P.O Box 329

Baldwinsville, NY, 13027

Tickets and money can also be turned in at the June, July and August regular club meetings. Members with ticket sales of (30) or more will be entered in an independent drawing at the September club meeting for a chance to win a Mossberg Patriot Rifle Blued/Synthetic in your choice of caliber, (223, 243, 270, 308, 22-250, 300 WM, 30-06, 7MM08) Also, as implemented last year, all members with sales of (30) or more tickets will receive credit for a workday. We will also be awarding the member with the highest number of tickets sold a $250.00 gift card to Sharpshooters. If there is a tie the money will be split accordingly. Thanks again for your participation. Questions or concerns can be emailed to

gmaselli@comfortsystemsusa.com or call 315-952-1624.

 

NOTICE: ANY UNSOLD TICKETS CAN BE BROUGHT TO THE BOW SHOOT SO WE CAN TRY TO SELL THEM THERE.

 

DEDICATIONS:

 

Craig and Dan Norton donated the wood and built the new front steps to the clubhouse: they would like to dedicate the new steps to Ernest Norton.

 

The pole barn is being dedicated to life member George Lane

 

ANNUAL AWARDS: The annual awards were given out at the family picnic with the following people receiving awards;

 

Steve Corsett was awarded the Sharpshooter Award

 

Mark Bishop was awarded the Sportsmen Award

 

Dave and Charlene Dano were awarded the family Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE AWARD WINNERS

 

MRC WEBPAGE: A reminder to club members to subscribe to the webpage. There are no subscription fees. As a subscriber to the website you will automatically be sent an update message so you can be made aware of any club news updates. As I get information from the board between meetings I post it to the webpage.

 

Future new members: To help alleviate some of the problems regarding rules violations the BOD’s have decided that after January 1st new members are to come to the board meeting at 7:30 on the night they are to receive their membership. This is to allow the board to explain some of the rules and expectations that come with club membership. This is meant to be a meet and greet with a chance for the new members to ask questions and meet the board.

 

Trap house: The list of people authorized to use the traphouse has been deleted. Gary Granger has said that because of some new equipment and rules regarding the traphouse, he wants himself or Jim Walker contacted before some one uses the traphouse going forward. The club has invested a considerable amount of money and effort into the trap set up so please respect this request. Please call 315-427-1162 to use the traphouse.

 

TRAP SCHEDULE for Friday evening trap shoots for the year:
> Schedule for Friday shoots. Normally (4:30pm to 7:30pm), Meeting nights we start at 4pm and break down early for the BOD meeting at 6:30pm.

> Aug 24
> Aug 31
> Sept 7
> Sept 14
>
> Thanks,Gary

 

The Mad River Club Trap Team has a Facebook page! Please look there for up to date news, when we are shooting, and other info on the progress of the Trap Team. Like/follow page and you will be informed of updates as they happen. If you are on Facebook search for ‘Mad River Club Trap Team’

 

SPORTSMENS DINNER; The Sportsmens Dinner will be held on Thursday, September 20th at Drivers Village in the Conference Center. The address is 5885 Circle Drive, E. Cicero. Doors open at 4pm with a silent auction starting at 4pm. Dinner will be at 6pm. Tickets are $20.00 per person. You can get tickets by going to TGPONLINE.ORG/EVENTS.

 

Change of Address: If you have a change of address, phone number, or email please let the club know. You can contact the newsletter editor Shawn Allen or the Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin. We have been having problems with being able to contact people.

 

Camp for Kids: Darien Brock said he has 4 kids set up for this year’s Camp for Kids, but needs people to send in their applications for next year.. The applications are excepted as first come first served so please get your applications in early. DEC camp for kids applications are posted on the website under “applications”. He has asked that people interested in this great opportunity, fill it out and send it to him. You can call Darien Brock at: 315-778-2680. His address is: 921 Franklin Street, Watertown, NY 13601

 

SHOOTING RANGE: Now that decent weather is here, more people are using the shooting range. Please be aware of range rules and pay attention to the RED FLAG. IF THE RED FLAG IS UP IT MEANS SOMEONE IS OUTBACK OF THE RANGE. DO NOT SHOOT WHEN THE FLAG IS UP.

 

WORKDAYS: THERE ARE MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO GET YOUR WORKDAY IN PLEASE HELP OUT WHEN YOU CAN

 

 

REMEMBER TO HAVE WORKDAY CHAIRMAN SIGN THE WORKDAY BOOK TO ENSURE YOU GET CREDIT FOR YOUR WORKDAY.

 

MOWING HELP IS NEEDED AT THE CLUB. DALE HAS NOT RECEIVED MANY CALLS TO HELP.

 

B&G Chairman Dale Macklen said he will be looking for people to parge the basement walls on the outside of the clubhouse and do some brush cutting around the area this spring. Also, DALE NEEDS PEOPLE TO CLEAN THE PAVILLION AND GET IT READY FOR SUMMER. CALL DALE MACKLEN FOR KEYS TO THE PAVILLION IF YOU DON’T HAVE THEM.

 

POSTING: If anyone is interested in posting southern tier property please contact Gary Crawford at

315-559-4174 or Bob Shelmindine.

TIM HOWELL WILL HAVE PLENTY OF ROADS AND TRAIL WORK AS THERE ARE MANY DOWNED TREES ON THE TRAILS.

 

GARY GRANGER SAID HE COULD USE HELP WITH THE TRAP RANGE

 

CALL MIKE LANE OR JOHN MALINOWSKI FOR SECURITY WORKDAYS. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT AND WANT TO DO A WORKDAY AS PEOPLE MAY ALREADY BE SCHEDULED.

 

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE: There will be a hunter safety course at the clubhouse on August 25th. Please go online to register and to complete the homework associated with this course prior to attending the course.

 

REMINDER NOTICE TO MEMBERS:

 

THE WEATHER HAS BEEN PRETTY DRY AND WE CANNOT LEAVE CAMFIRES UNATTENDED. A MEMBER FOUND A CAMFIRE BURNING WITH NO ONE AROUND SO THEY PUT IT OUT

 

GLAN AVE IS CLOSED UNTIL LOGGING OPERTIONS ARE COMPLETE

 

NO FIRE WOOD IS TO BE BROUGHT ONTO THE PROPERTY PER LANDOWNER REQUEST, THERE IS CONCERN ABOUT THE ASH BORER BEETLE.

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS:

 

Bill Killam said he has an almost new Lone Wolf treestand he would like to sell. He said to call him and make a deal. 315-387-3350

 

Ken Creech has a Kenmore camp stove for cooking . It is a gas stove. He said $75.00. Call him at 732-431-1631

 

Ken Creech is looking for people that may want to go on a fishing charter in August. This would be a 4 person charter. Call Ken at 732-431-1631

 

John Malinowski has the following items for sale, phone number 315-657-7780;

 

  • A S&W Model 586 with 6” barrel, VGC, 4 speed loaders, Pachmayr grips, tactical holster, a couple of 100 rounds in both 38 spcl and 357. Asking $600.00
  • Maverick Tactical Pump Shotgun (new) with flashlight mount, all black. Asking $150.00
  • Ruger 1022 on custom stock, with LED Scope, have OEM stock also, Asking $175.00
  • Prowler bunkhouse 30ft trailer. VGC, electric jack, 2 bdrm, kitchen, bath, awning. It books for $8000.00 trade-in value please make reasonable offer.

 

Newsletter Editor: Shawn Allen 315-343-2546, 315-591-3005 email kallen2@twcny.rr.com, Assistant Newsletter Editor vacant

Club Officers: President Dick Palmer 315-882-3295; 1st VP Gary Crawford 315-559-4174, 2nd V.P. Kelly Perkins; Treasurer Lori Venzendy 315-298-5804; Assist Treasurer Bruce Hahn 315-469-9349, Secretary Mark Bishop 288-4248; Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin 315-783-5455, Assistant Financial Secretary Justin Maselli

 

Board Members: Jeffery Mosier 846-5612, Frank Hilliker 298-3004, Larry Yerdon 387-5140, Darien Brock 315-778-2680, Gary Daniels 488-5575, , Ralph Gregory 298-5171, Tim Howell 963-7330, Norm Draper 315-775-7218, Ken Creech 732-431-1631.

Committee Chairman: Building and Grounds Dale Macklen 315-387-5365, Camping Steve Casselbury 315-481-1496, Trails Tim Howell 963-7330 Work Day Dennis Kammers 315-437-0430, Security John Malinowski 315-657-7780 or Mike Lane 315-558-0888, Entertainment Committee Lou McNett 387-5339

Archery Committee: Bill Killam 387-3350, Traphouse: Gary Granger 315-427-1162

Website of interest to MRC members; www.madriverclub.com, www.oswegocountyfederation.com, www.oswegcountysportsmensfoundation.com, www.nyscc.com

AFILIATED WITH

NEW YORK STATE CONSERVATION COUNCIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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July 2018 Newsletter

MAD RIVER CLUB’S NEWSLETTER

July 2018

P.O BOX 171 PULASKI, NEW YORK 13142-0171

PHONE 315-387-5788

                                 CALENDAR 0F UPCOMING EVENTS:

                             Next Club Meeting: Friday, August 10th ( BOD mtg at 6:30, general mtg at 8:00)

                             Annual MRC 3-D bow shoot will be July 20, 21, 22

                             Annual Family Picnic will be July 29th

                                             Roads and Trails workday: August 4th

                              Bow Shoot in August on 17th, 18th, 19th

 

GENERAL MTG: Dick Palmer called the meeting to order at 8:06 pm.

ON BEHALF OF THE MEMBERSHIP: The following individuals were placed on the 30-day review list: Jayson Jones sponsor Greg Maselli, Matthew Carr sponsor Doug Carr, Michelle Quintana sponsor Duane Cole, Robert Johnson sponsor James Johnson, Harold Sullivan sponsor Verne Green, Mike McAliney sponsor Charles Knauf, and Ben Carroll sponsor William Gould.

 

The following individuals are moving to the permanent waiting list: Kamarie Perkins sponsor Kelly Perkins, Keith Snyder sponsor John Pelton, Joseph Gupla sponsor Doug Carr, Mike Mcaliney sponsor Charles Knauf, Ben Carroll sponsor William Gould, Ronald Melia sponsor Stanley Wuest, Kimberly Burch sponsor Bill Demass, Charlie Van Dyke sponsor Jack Carroll, Gary Groff sponsor John Pelton, and Jeffery Eller sponsor Nate Eller.

 

SICK AND AILING:

 

Dave Dano had hip revision surgery and is doing better

Donald Smith had quadruple bypass surgery

Dave Iauco’s wife had pacemaker implanted

 

 

As a member learns of someone who is sick or someone has passed, please contact the following:

Brian Dano at 315-243-1994

Or: Leave message at 625-7331 with Charlene

Or: E-mail bdns@ymail.com

Or: E-mail c-dano@hotmail.com

Also, if any member knows of a deceased member from last year, please let the board know so we can get there names on the plaque in the clubhouse. Thank you.

 

 

 

ANNUAL BOW SHOOT: The Annual Bow shoot is coming up on July 20,21,22. This is a major fundraiser for the club. Last year we had over 100 people shooting for this event. Bill Killam is the chairperson for this event and he has had shoulder surgery so he really needs help this year. He said he really needs help Friday night setting up targets and getting the range setup. Please call Bill if you can help at 315-387-3350. Remember this is a major family event for the club and we will have vendors and the kitchen will be open. There are 40 targets and registration is from 8am to 10am. Registration fee is $20.00 for adults and teens and $5.00 for cubs. 50/50 drawing each day with raffles and drawings each day. Dry camping is available.

 

GUN RAFFLE: Welcome to the Mad River Club 2018 Gun Raffle. We thank you for your participation in this club fundraiser. The drawings will begin September 1st, 2018. Tickets are available now and will be handed out at the club meetings. Please return all ticket stubs with check by the 21st of August 2018. Mail to:         Madriver Club

P.O Box 329

Baldwinsville, NY, 13027

Tickets and money can also be turned in at the June, July and August regular club meetings. Members with ticket sales of (30) or more will be entered in an independent drawing at the September club meeting for a chance to win a Mossberg Patriot Rifle Blued/Synthetic in your choice of caliber, (223, 243, 270, 308, 22-250, 300 WM, 30-06, 7MM08) Also, as implemented last year, all members with sales of (30) or more tickets will receive credit for a workday. We will also be awarding the member with the highest number of tickets sold a $250.00 gift card to Sharpshooters. If there is a tie the money will be split accordingly. Thanks again for your participation. Questions or concerns can be emailed to

gmaselli@comfortsystemsusa.com or call 315-952-1624.

 

NOTICE: ANY UNSOLD TICKETS CAN BE BROUGHT TO THE BOW SHOOT SO WE CAN TRY TO SELL THEM THERE.

 

2018 MRC FAMILY PICNIC: This years family picnic will held on Sunday, July 29th. The plans are to have a morning trap shoot and then food and games in the afternoon. The food was great last year and will be just as great this year. Darien Brock who is running this event is asking for help in the kitchen and running the games for the adults and kids. Donations are needed for raffle items. People helping in the kitchen will only be asked to work ½ day so they can be with their families at the picnic. Darien is planning a workday on Saturday, July 28th to help set up for the picnic. Darien is asking that people make reservations for this picnic so he can make sure there will be enough food. Reservations have started and Darien is looking for the number of adults and the number, age, and gender of children attending so proper prizes can be obtained. Please have your reservations in by July 21st. To make reservations or sign up for a workday, please call Darien Brock at 315-778-2680 or he said you can text him.

 

You can bring a desert to pass and Darien said there would be a donation box.

 

2018 MRC ANNUAL KIDS TROUT DERBY: Joe Iauco said he had 10 kids show up and they caught 19 trout. The $100.00 winner was Nathan Hartranft for the biggest fish.

 

MRC WEBPAGE: A reminder to club members to subscribe to the webpage. There are no subscription fees. As a subscriber to the website you will automatically be sent an update message so you can be made aware of any club news updates. As I get information from the board between meetings I post it to the webpage.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT RULES AND REGS CHANGE CONCERNING 4 WHEELERS:

 

Under Section 18 paragraph C the following will now be the rules concerning 4 wheeler usage on the club property:

 

  1. Each member may have one ATV with One guest with one ATV. A Members spouse may have one ATV with one guest with one ATV. Also, a member may have two more ATV’s with Board approval and notification to the MRC security team from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. (proposed and approved 4-13-2018)

 

ALONG WITH THIS RULE CHANGE REMEMBER THAT THE GLAN AVE BRIDGE MUST BE USED BY ALL 4 WHEELERS. DO NOT CROSS THE STREAM WITH A WHEELER PER LANDOWNER REQUEST. PEOPLE HAVE BEEN RACING THROUGH THE WATER WHICH UPSETS THE STREAM BED. PERSONNEL VEHICLES CAN BE USED TO CROSS BY GOING SLOW.

 

SECURITY CHANGES FOR THE PROPERTY: Woodwise is requiring all vehicles have a blue Woodwise sticker on their vehicles. This includes 4 wheelers, UTVs and personnel vehicles. Security chairmen Mike Lane and John Malinowski said if you cannot make a meeting to get the stickers then you can send them a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) to either of the following addresses and they would be mailed to you. Please note: you must include a copy of the vehicles registration along with the SASE to receive a sticker:

 

John Malinowski                                       Michael Lane

211 Old Cove Rd                                       3288 Pioneer Rd

Liverpool, NY 13090                                Lafayette, NY 13084

 

 

SECURITY REMINDER: The Pete Mattison trail is a private road. MRC members are not to run this road

 

Future new members: To help alleviate some of the problems regarding rules violations the BOD’s have decided that after January 1st new members are to come to the board meeting at 7:30 on the night they are to receive their membership. This is to allow the board to explain some of the rules and expectations that come with club membership. This is meant to be a meet and greet with a chance for the new members to ask questions and meet the board.

 

Trap house: The list of people authorized to use the traphouse has been deleted. Gary Granger has said that because of some new equipment and rules regarding the traphouse, he wants himself or Jim Walker contacted before some one uses the traphouse going forward. The club has invested a considerable amount of money and effort into the trap set up so please respect this request. Please call 315-427-1162 to use the traphouse.

 

TRAP SCHEDULE for Friday evening trap shoots for the year:
> Schedule for Friday shoots. Normally (4:30pm to 7:30pm), Meeting nights we start at 4pm and break down early for the BOD meeting at 6:30pm.

> July 27 – No Shoot
> Aug 3 – No shoot
> Aug 10
> Aug 17 – No Shoot
> Aug 24
> Aug 31
> Sept 7
> Sept 14
>
> Thanks,Gary

 

The Mad River Club Trap Team has a Facebook page! Please look there for up to date news, when we are shooting, and other info on the progress of the Trap Team. Like/follow page and you will be informed of updates as they happen. If you are on Facebook search for ‘Mad River Club Trap Team’

 

Change of Address: If you have a change of address, phone number, or email please let the club know. You can contact the newsletter editor Shawn Allen or the Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin. We have been having problems with being able to contact people.

 

Camp for Kids: Darien Brock said he has 4 kids set up for this year’s Camp for Kids, but needs people to send in their applications for next year.. The applications are excepted as first come first served so please get your applications in early. DEC camp for kids applications are posted on the website under “applications”. He has asked that people interested in this great opportunity, fill it out and send it to him. You can call Darien Brock at: 315-778-2680. His address is: 921 Franklin Street, Watertown, NY 13601

 

SHOOTING RANGE: Now that decent weather is here, more people are using the shooting range. Please be aware of range rules and pay attention to the RED FLAG. IF THE RED FLAG IS UP IT MEANS SOMEONE IS OUTBACK OF THE RANGE. DO NOT SHOOT WHEN THE FLAG IS UP.

 

WORKDAYS: THERE ARE MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO GET YOUR WORKDAY IN PLEASE HELP OUT WHEN YOU CAN

 

ROADS AND TRAILS WORKDAY SCHECULED FOR AUGUST 4TH. MEET AT LITTLE JOHN BRIDGE AT 9:00AM. ANY QUESTIONS CALL TIM HOWELL 315-963-7330

 

DALE MACKLEN NEEDS PEOPLE TO CLEAN THE PAVILION KITCHEN IN PREPARTION FOR THE ARCHERY SHOOT. PLEASE CALL DALE 315-387-5365 FOR KEYS TO THE KITCHEN

 

REMEMBER TO HAVE WORKDAY CHAIRMAN SIGN THE WORKDAY BOOK TO ENSURE YOU GET CREDIT FOR YOUR WORKDAY.

 

MOWING HELP IS NEEDED AT THE CLUB. DALE HAS NOT RECEIVED MANY CALLS TO HELP.

 

DARIEN BROCK NEEDS HELP DURING THE FAMILY PICNIC

 

BILL KILLAM IS HAVING SHOULDER SURGERY SO HE IS GOING TO NEED LOTS OF HELP TO GET THE ARCHERY SHOOT READY. THIS IS A HUGE MONEY MAKER FOR THE CLUB SO PLEASE CALL BILL TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO HELP

 

B&G Chairman Dale Macklen said he will be looking for people to parge the basement walls on the outside of the clubhouse and do some brush cutting around the area this spring. Also, DALE NEEDS PEOPLE TO CLEAN THE PAVILLION AND GET IT READY FOR SUMMER. CALL DALE MACKLEN FOR KEYS TO THE PAVILLION IF YOU DON’T HAVE THEM.

 

POSTING: If anyone is interested in posting southern tier property please contact Gary Crawford at

315-559-4174 or Bob Shelmindine.

TIM HOWELL WILL HAVE PLENTY OF ROADS AND TRAIL WORK AS THERE ARE MANY DOWNED TREES ON THE TRAILS.

 

GARY GRANGER SAID HE COULD USE HELP WITH THE TRAP RANGE

 

CALL MIKE LANE OR JOHN MALINOWSKI FOR SECURITY WORKDAYS. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT AND WANT TO DO A WORKDAY AS PEOPLE MAY ALREADY BE SCHEDULED.

 

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE: There will be a hunter safety course at the clubhouse on August 25th. Please go online to register and to complete the homework associated with this course prior to attending the course.

 

REMINDER NOTICE TO MEMBERS:

 

THE WEATHER HAS BEEN PRETTY DRY AND WE CANNOT LEAVE CAMFIRES UNATTENDED. A MEMBER FOUND A CAMFIRE BURNING WITH NO ONE AROUND SO THEY PUT IT OUT

 

GLAN AVE IS CLOSED UNTIL LOGGING OPERTIONS ARE COMPLETE

 

NO FIRE WOOD IS TO BE BROUGHT ONTO THE PROPERTY PER LANDOWNER REQUEST, THERE IS CONCERN ABOUT THE ASH BORER BEETLE.

 

OSWEGO COUNTY FAIR IS AUGUST 8TH THORUGH THE 12TH. IF YOU CAN MAN A BOOTH AND HELP SELL RAFFLE TICKETS THAT WOULD BE GREAT. CALL BILL KILLAM 315-387-3350

 

CLASSIFIED ADS:

 

Bill Killam said he has an almost new Lone Wolf treestand he would like to sell. He said to call him and make a deal. 315-387-3350

 

Ken Creech has a Kenmore camp stove for cooking . It is a gas stove. He said $75.00. Call him at 732-431-1631

 

Ken Creech is looking for people that may want to go on a fishing charter in August. This would be a 4 person charter. Call Ken at 732-431-1631

 

Newsletter Editor: Shawn Allen 315-343-2546, 315-591-3005 email kallen2@twcny.rr.com, Assistant Newsletter Editor vacant

Club Officers: President Dick Palmer 315-882-3295; 1st VP Gary Crawford 315-559-4174, 2nd V.P. Lloyd Perkins; Treasurer Lori Venzendy 315-298-5804; Assist Treasurer Bruce Hahn 315-469-9349, Secretary Mark Bishop 288-4248; Financial Secretary Rachael Pitkin 315-783-5455, Assistant Financial Secretary Justin Maselli

 

Board Members: Jeffery Mosier 846-5612, Frank Hilliker 298-3004, Larry Yerdon 387-5140, Darien Brock 315-778-2680, Gary Daniels 488-5575, , Ralph Gregory 298-5171, Tim Howell 963-7330, Norm Draper 315-775-7218, Ken Creech 732-431-1631.

Committee Chairman: Building and Grounds Dale Macklen 315-387-5365, Camping Steve Casselbury 315-481-1496, Trails Tim Howell 963-7330 Work Day Dennis Kammers 315-437-0430, Security John Malinowski 315-657-7780 or Mike Lane 315-558-0888, Entertainment Committee Lou McNett 387-5339

Archery Committee: Bill Killam 387-3350, Traphouse: Gary Granger 315-427-1162

Website of interest to MRC members; www.madriverclub.com, www.oswegocountyfederation.com, www.oswegcountysportsmensfoundation.com, www.nyscc.com

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