Sunday, April 7, 2013

Future club Community Events!

As part of our ongoing Community Outreach programs, the Kent Rod & Gun Club has some great events lined up...mark your calendars!   As a long-established NRA Gold Medal Club here in Putnam County, New York, our goal is to provide education and fun activities where local residents can learn, and participate in, safe and responsible practices in hunting, fishing and shooting sports. 
Contact us anytime for more information!

• Sunday, June 16th...ANNUAL PAN FISH DERBY

Members, Family and Friends are all welcome! A little time spent fishing with a child brings great rewards...and, hopefully, a few fish! Get up early and be at the club for the 12:00 p.m. weigh-in, prizes and lunch.


This event is open to children ages 10 - 16, pre-registration and parental permission is required. 

Program contents are supplied by National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and qualified participants will receive a Kent Rod & Gun Club Youth Shoot patch upon completion.

There will be an attendance cap of ten in the 10 & 11 year old group and fifteen in the 12-16 year old group. The younger group will be shooting air rifle and the older .22's. 
This event will be under supervision by NRA Certified Instructors and Range Safety Officers from our club; those participating will learn:  Basics of Firearms Safety Basics of shooting a BB rifle, Pellet rifle and .22 caliber rifle.

We ask that our club members who know of youngsters who would like to participate to have them register by June 15th.  For further information, and to register, contact us by return email and provide the following information:

  • Participant's Name and Age.

  • Parent's Name and contact information - email and/or telephone

Again....ALL registrations must be sent by JUNE 15th!!


• Sunday, September 15th...LADIES DAY AT THE RANGE

A special day, just for the girls (sorry guys) which will feature an introduction to Shooting Sports with the emphasis on firearm safety and responsibility.  We'll have guest speakers, a fabulous gourmet luncheon, range time for the ladies to try their hand with pellet guns, rifles, skeet shooting and bow.  And, each lady will receive a club t-shirt plus a few other trinkets!
Start time:  10 a.m.
Learn the basic rules of firearm safety
Learn the basics of shooting a .22 caliber rifle-trap (shotgun & clays) and archery
Our team of Certified NRA Instructors, Range Safety Officers and club Board Members will be assisting at this event, ready to share their sporting expertise. Everything will be complimentary and seating will be limited to the first 25 ladies who register...our initial response to this event has been overwhelmingly positive.
Contact Patty: to reserve a spot.


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Club Event Update - April

Our General Membership Meeting will be held on Friday, April 5th at 8 p.m. 
All members are urged to attend this important meeting and sign a petition in support of Putnam Legislature's Anti-Safe Act Resolution. 
Signing this paper petition is extremely important but...for those interested, club member Rob Firriolo, has placed this petition on-line.  Feel free to sign there and please pass the link along to others.
Upcoming Events:
Spring Clean-up - Sunday, April 14th at 9 a.m. 
Members are asked to please bring along rakes, shovels, leaf blowers...whatever will be needed to get club grounds in shape for the months ahead.
Pistol Safety Course - Sunday, April 21st at 8 a.m.
Necessary for a first-time pistol license as well as for an upgrade to an existing license.  Course fee is $95.00...our club will have coffee, refreshments, snacks and homemade lunch items for sale the day of this course.  Registration will close on April 15th.
Contact John Sparano to register or for further information.