Silver Lake Rod & Gun Club Regular Meeting April 14, 2022
CALL TO ORDER Meeting called to order at 7:10 by Club President, Fred Guyette. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and a moment of silence for those protecting our borders and security. There were sixteen (16) members present including thirteen (13) officers and committee members and four guests.
Meeting Minutes for the March 10, 2022 Regular meeting The Secretary’s meeting minutes of March 10, 2022 were read and approved on a motion by Mike DePaola and 2nd by Critter.
TREASURER’S REPORT The Treasurers report for March 2022 was read by Treasurer Lori Raub and approved on a motion by Jim Mayers II and 2nd by Mike DePaola, All approved. March 2022 Regular Checking balance $ 6,808.53 Discipline Savings balance $13,750.94 Youth Account balance $11,554.74 Savings Account balance $40,463.06 American Funds balance $30,395.93 Royalty Account balance $ 2,756.95 Complete report attached
Club President Fred Guyette presented a check for $1,500.00 to Sarah Rae Sisson, 4H Educator, Penn State Extension Susquehanna County Office.
ARCHERY (Officer –Jim Mayers II) Jim noted that he turned over $50.00 from the range fee box. It was also noted that the 3D course will be set up on Saturday 4/23. The first 3D shoot is scheduled for Sunday 5/1/22. Jim to have Matt Forba to help extend certain targets on the 3D course. It was also noted that there are typically 3 archers shooting indoors on Tuesday nights.
TRAP (Officer Fred Guyette) Fred reported Friday open trap is ongoing. The Winter Trap League season has concluded. Top Gun went to Tim Burnett. Tim won a case of shells, 2nd place went to Zeb Raub, 3rd place to Fred. The Fish Fry celebrating the conclusion of the Winter Trap League was, as always a success. The County League shoot at Silver Lake. Monies turned in as follows; Trap 3/11 250.00, 3/18 $282.50, 3/25 $300.50, 4/1 $265.00, 4/8 $432.00 (Total $1,530.00) Skeet, 3/11 $45.00, 3/18 $56.00, 3/25 $46.00, 4/1 $36.00, 4/8 $60.00 (Total $243.00) Trap Kitchen $120.00 County League Trap, $609.00, Kitchen $395.00 ATA shoot scheduled for Monday 4/18. It was noted that there will be 30 +\- youth taking part at the ATA shoot. Prizes for the youth will be 1st place 3 boxes of shells, 2nd place 2 boxes of shells and 3rd place 1 box of shells. Fred noted his appreciation to all those who helped with the County League Shoot. There will be a Roger Everett Memorial Shoot meeting on the 21st. All are welcome. Baskets are needed to raffle off.
INDOOR RANGE (Officer Tom Blackman) Tom reported that he turned in $175.00 from the indoor range fee box. Fred thanked Tom for the numerous classes he has done to help educate those who would like to know more about the safe use of handguns. Tom noted that he and Patti started out to educate women but now all are welcome.
GROUNDS/BUILDINGS (Officer Ron Walter) Ron noted all is well. New combinations have been changed for 2022. The difibulator in the clubhouse needs to be replaced. Fred noted one has been ordered at a cost of $190.00. The AED needs to be mounted in the Trap Lounge.
Outdoor Shooting Sports (Officer Jack Revie) Jack noted that he turned in $25.00 from the 100 yd. range fee box. There have been mats shot out and damaged at the 100 yd. range. Need to repair and add stone around the 50 yd. area.
PFSC (Delegate Mike DePaola) Mike noted the meeting last month seemed to be subdued. It was noted that Fish & Game will be stocking lakes and streams. It was also noted that Gov. Wolf continues to be anti- hunter and anti- right to carry. He has promised to veto any legislation that approves the right to carry.
12- GUN RAFFLE (Chairman Fred Guyette) The April 2022 gun winner is Charlotte Raub. Charlotte won a Browning T-Bolt 22 mag. w/synthetic stock. Lori and Zeb to notify Charlotte.
SUPPLIES (Chairman Reggie Raynor) No report
INTERNET WEB SITE (Webmaster Ed Smith) Ed noted all is well. Remember to visit the Members Only to buy, Sell or Trade items. The website address is www.silverlakerodandgunclub.com.
Facebook, Lori Raub noted all is well on FaceBook.
KITCHEN_ (Chairman Dan Hungerford) Dan noted all is well. Fred noted that whomever used the grill last did not clean it.
OLD BUSINESS It was noted that the new (used) skeet machines are to be installed on the Spring Work Day.
NEW BUSINESS It was noted that the Spring Work Day will be Saturday April 23. Breakfast at 7:00 Work to commence at 8:00. Critter to be “Chef Critter” for breakfast. All Committee chairs are requested to provide a list to Fred for the Spring Work Day. Tom Blackman noted that he would like to provide a series of 22 rifle shoots on Tuesday evenings at the 100 yard rifle range. See Club Face-Book page or Club web page for details.
There were five (5) new membership applications read as follows; 1. Greg Spolar Sponsor Fred Guyette, 2. Mylon Spolar sponsor Fred Guyette, 3. Sean Kaplan sponsor Mike Castelli, 4. Dave Solomita sponsor Tom Blackman, 5. Mark Zayak, sponsor Dan Hungerford. There were no comments from the floor. It was noted that Greg Spolar has previously been a member but his membership expired.
ATTENDANCE POOL It was determined that the way we have been using the Attendance drawing needed to change. The monies accumulated to date was turned over ($209 +/-) to the club Treasurer Lori Raub. The only names to be drawn will be those who actually attend the meetings. The name drawn was Fred Guyette. Fred won $8.00. All names to remain in the coffee can. New tickets to be filled out every meeting and added to the held over names..
ADJOURNMENT With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 8:10 PM Committee Meeting There were thirteen (13) officers and committee members as listed on the attendance sheet (attached) The five (5) new membership applications as noted above were approved. With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 8:15. Respectfully submitted,