Horry Chapter
Wildlife Action, Inc. 
Copyright © Jeffrey Fink Sr. All rights reserved.

The Horry Pride

Horry Chapter, Wildlife Action, P.O. Box 682: Aynor, SC 29511
WLA Motto “Local Folks Solving Local Problems”
WLA SLOGAN “To Put Back More Than We Take​
January 2019
WEBSITE: www.horrychapterwildlifeaction.org Coordinator: Jeff A. Fink Sr.  jfinksr@gmail.com
Newsletter Editor: Brian Koller: Send Input & Comments to: bjkolle@sccoast.net
Horry Chapter Contacts
Frank Lagasse: (315-709-2712) Ed Whitner: (843-283-8074) Frank Passantino: (718-490-6562)
Johnny Goebel: (843-997-5613)
WLA National Headquarters: (843-464-8473) www.wildlifeaction.com (Join Now With PayPal)
Calendar of Events
Monthly:  1st Saturday: Trap Shoot 9AM,
3rd Saturday:  SASS Cowboy Action 9:30 AM
4th Thursday: Monthly Meeting 7:00PM
Skeet and Trap Ranges are opened Tuesday and Thursdays 10am-2pm. Check with Ed Whitner regarding night time trap/skeet shoot on Tuesdays
Mandatory range orientation is given at 5:00 PM sharp on the 4th Thursday, monthly.
Please bring a weapon, 3 rounds of ammunition along with hearing and eye protection.
Horry Chapter is accepting donations of ammunition to be used for Pioneer Days, Ladies and Veterans shoots.
As January begins a new year it also brings newly elected/appointed officers to the Chapter. Congratulations on the re-appointment of President: Frank LaGasse.  Below are the Horry Chapter WLA Officers for 2019:
President: Frank LaGasse  Vice President:  Brian Koller  Secretary: Leslie Granito
Treasurer: Johnny Goebel 
Board of Directors:  Mac Altman, Al Cocola, Bobby Stubbs, Frank Passantino, Ed Whitner, and Barbara Tyndall
V/P Hunting: Frank LaGasse   V/P Fishing Mike & Leslie Granito   
V/P Education: Frank Passantino   V/P Environment: Roy Evans   Chaplain: Clyde Capps   Director of Pioneer/Veterans Activities: Johnny Goebel
Range Masters:  Ed Whitner, Barry Schindler and Frank Passantino
Ethics/Grievance/Election:  Barry Schindler, Clyde Capps, Mike Granito
Nominating Committee:  Bobby Stubbs, Brian Koller, Frank Passantino
Newsletter: Brian Koller    Website:  Jeff Fink
FYI:  January 24th 2019 will be our annual Key Night, ($50.00 for the key). We’ll begin selling keys at 5PM. Please ensure that you pick up a copy of the Key Form and a numbered ticket in order to purchase your key. Groups of 25 numbers will be called to keep things orderly and efficient. Please make sure your form is completed and signed prior to going to the table for your key. We’ll have hotdogs with all the trimmings available. Donations to the Chapter will be accepted and appreciated.  Don’t forget, we will be selling raffle tickets for the Glock .45 caliber handgun and box of ammunition. The winner will be drawn during the meeting. As usual, Range Orientation will be conducted at 5PM for new members.
Our next CWP Class will be held February 9th at the HCWLA Education Center beginning at 8AM. Fee for the course is $65.00 pp. Participants will need to bring a minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition for the pistol they will be using.
Come on out and enjoy the fun:  The SASS match January 19th will be a large event. So, if you are interested in some Cowboy Action fun time, come on out to watch and enjoy the day.
Also, anyone wishing to learn more about the SASS Club , "Hurricane Riders", please contact: 
Palmetto Jack, Match Director - palmettojack45@gmail.com
On December 1st   leaders representing the partnership of Georgetown County Parks and Recreation, The Nature Conservancy, Winyah Rivers Foundation, and the Open Space Institute cut the ceremonial red ribbon for the the newly-constructed kayak launch and boat ramp for the Palmetto State’s first public-use community forest at Rocky Point Landing. The park is located off of Choppee Road in Georgetown County. The ceremony was attended by Chapter V/P Brian Koller, Treasurer; Johnny Goebel and chapter member Mike Holley.  
All Ranges will be closed beginning at 12:00 PM on Saturday, January 12th for a wedding that will be held on site. 
Starting Feb 23rd, 2019 at 10AM and every 4th Saturday thereafter, Horry Chapter will hold monthly pistol/revolver matches. Entry fee is $5, (shells not included). Lunch will be available.  Shots at 10, 15, and 25 Ft. Contact Mike Ferrio @ mfusmc78@optonline.net for further info.
December the 8th had 52 people share the evening at Radd Dews Bar-B-Q for the Horry Chapter’s annual holiday party. Awards for outstanding service to the Chapter went to Jeff Fink and John Molinari. Frank LaGasse was presented with the Presidential Award for his dedicated service to the Chapter. This is highest chapter award. Congratulations and thank you to all.
On a somber note, special guest Bunny Beeson announced the passing Ed White. Ed was one of the seven founding members of Wildlife Action Inc. He was the original Vice President of WLA Inc., back on April 26th, 1977 when Wildlife Action received its charter.









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