Horry Chapter, Wildlife Action, P.O. Box 682: Aynor, SC 29511
Chapter 4, Chartered November 4, 1984
WLA Motto “Local Folks Solving Local Problems”
WLA SLOGAN “To Put Back More Than We Take”
WILDLIFE ACTION CHAPTER OF THE YEAR FOR 1986-2006- 2012-2016-2018
WEBSITE: www.horrychapterwildlifeaction.org Coordinator: Jeff A. Fink Sr. firstname.lastname@example.org
Pride Editor: Brian Koller: Send Input & Comments to: email@example.com
Horry Chapter Officers
President - Frank Lagasse: (315) 709-2712: Vice President – Brian Koller (843) 347-2705
Secretary – Lesley Granito (843) 756-9150: Treasurer – Johnny Goebel (843) 997-5613
Horry Chapter Board Members
Ed Whitner - (843) 283-8074: Bobby Stubbs – (843) 449-8266
Mac Altman – (843) 358-5400: Al Cocola – (860) 886-3616
Jeff Fink, Sr. (843) 855-7819: Barbara Tyndall – (843) 331-0450
WLA National Headquarters: (843) 464-8473 www.wildlifeaction.com (Join Now with PayPal)
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Skeet and Trap Ranges are opened Tuesday and Thursdays 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11AM until 4PM. Check with Ed Whitner regarding nighttime trap/skeet shoot on Tuesdays
Our July meeting will be our 21 Gun Salute Meeting, July 23rd at 7 PM. We will honor our fallen members at our annual ceremony. If you have a favorite dish you would like to share, bring it along to our potluck supper. We would love to share it with you. Meeting will follow Federal CDC and SC guidelines regarding the COVID-19 Virus. Social distancing will be observed as your health and safety is our number concern. All ranges are open for your shooting pleasure during regular posted hours. If you participate in the Tuesday/Thursday or Sunday Trap Shoots, masks are required, and correct change is needed to pay for your trap & skeet rounds. We are not giving change due to COVID-19. Please continue to follow HCWLA on your E-mail, the HCWLA web site and our Facebook page for any updates. If you have questions or concerns, contact the HCWLA Executive Committee or Board member. Jfinksr@gmail.com 843-855-7819.
HCWLA will hold a “Sportsman’s” flea market 11 July. If you would like to set up a table, cost is $10. Table setup starts at 8 AM and sales begin at 9 AM. Anything can be sold. Please contact Mike Ferrio @ (843)429-1701 for further information. No early birds, please.
For a great “get out of the house event”, come out and enjoy our monthly SASS, “Cowboy Action” shoot on the 18th beginning at 930 AM. Also, our Pistol shoot is back. It is scheduled for the 25th starting at 9 AM.
WOW!! Horry Chapter will have 10 Pioneers going to WLA Camp this summer. This is the most ever from our Chapter. Alyssa Gallant, Joey Dailey and Jordan Goodrich received the Daniel Lagasse Scholarship; Adyson and Levi Stalvey, Courtesy of John, and Fara Fink; Kane and Mikey Klose and Shannon and Gavin Furlong; (1 courtesy of Mr.& Mrs. Anonymous and 3 paid for by our Chapter.
October is fast approaching, remember that is the annual Election Night meeting. If you are interested in running for Chapter President or becoming a Horry Chapter WLA board member, let an Election Committee member know so that your name can be placed on the official voting ballot. There is no better way to let your voice be heard! Ballots will be mailed to all members with October’s newsletter. Two Board will be voted upon. Election Committee members are Brian Koller, Bobby Stubbs, and Jeff Fink.
In addition to the flea market, the HCWLA Board also approved hiring of Recoil LLC, a range maintenance company. They will remove lead and brass and repair our berms every 5 years. We will also set up a booth at the Aynor Hoedown on Sep 19th. Volunteers are needed.
The Wildlife Action Photo Contest vote is also conducted during October’s meeting. The winning photo is sent to National for further competition. Please submit your photos to the Chapter by the Sep 30th deadline. Photos can be color or B/W and must be 8 X 10 in size and need to be shot in a natural setting. You can submit up to 5 entries for consideration.
As a reminder: Rules and Regulations are being enforced without exception. Please remember to lock the gate upon entry, and if you are last to leave the Resource Education Center, ensure that all doors are locked and firmly secured. Remember, “if you do not have your key, you will not be let in.” Your first stop upon entry is to sign in and pay your daily fee. If not shooting, just sign in and indicate “work party” or “visiting”. Range Safety Officers are here to help you if needed and ensure that range safety rules are being followed.
Please continue to support our sponsors and generous donors the next time you need their services or products. Window World, sponsoring SASS, (Cowboy Action) on Berm #4, located at 4655-A Highway 17 South, Myrtle Beach; Terry’s Hardware, www.terry’s-hardware.com, at 5075 W. Highway 501 in Conway; Rivertown Gun Depot, for guns, ammo, and other sporting needs, at 1301 E. Highway 501, Conway; Anderson Brothers Bank, with multiple locations in Horry and Marion Counties, go to www.abbank.com, regarding services for all your banking needs, Frank and Betty Pate continue their sponsorship of Berm #1, and Papa Foxtrot Tactical has guns and ammo, at 618 8th Ave Unit C, Aynor for hunting/shooting supplies and more, www.facebook.com/papafox tac.
Donations: A $500 donation to the Ladies and Pioneer events from Mr. and Mrs. Anonymous; .223 ammo from John Cripe; books and puzzles from Johnny Goebel; a candy machine from Joseph Ski; $25 from Bill Curtis; wildlife pictures and prints from Mr. and Mrs. Marc Albertin and 2 sleeping bags from Ed Whitner, Stewart Chen for 600 rounds of ammo, Bruce Curtis and Ronald Westover made cash contributions. Thank you all for these donations which helps HCWLA so much.
50-50 was won by Mike Ferrio. The raffle winner of the .22 Caliber Savage Target rifle was Mr. John Hamilton, Sr.
HCWLA Executive staff and Board wishes all our members and families
good health and safety during this trying time
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