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PO Box 56
Chassell, MI 49916

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Events of the Recent Past

The PLSC organizes and sponsors various events throughout the year. Some events in the recent past are listed below as information for members, prospective members, and other persons interested in PLSC activities.

These past events are listed with the most recent first.

  • Members' Quarterly Meeting - Social Meeting with Cookout & Shooting
    • Date: 18 June 2020, Thursday
    • Time: 5:30 PM until ?
    • Location: PLSC grounds
    • Burgers, Hot Dogs, and Chips will be served.
    • All PLSC members and their families are invited and encouraged to attend!
    • During or after dining, there will be a general meeting of members.
    • The club ranges will be available for shooting by members at about 7 PM after the meeting. The 5-stand shotgun range will be in operation and supervised for informal clay target shooting. The rifle and pistol ranges will also be open and supervised.
    • Members planing to participate in target shooting should bring their own firearms and ammunition. (Shotgun ammo must be of shot size 7½ or smaller.)
    • Everyone should dress for the weather and bring eye and ear protection. Insect repellent may be useful.

  • Annual Spring Work Bee
    • Date: 16 May 2020, Saturday
    • Time: Start at 10:00 AM. We should be finished by early afternoon.
    • Location: PLSC Ranges and Clubhouse
    • We need as many volunteers as we can get. There is plenty of work to be done. For annual members, the hours worked will be credited to the 2021-22 membership fee.
    • Food for volunteer workers will be furnished by the club and will be served at noon.
    • In the event of rain, snow, etc.: Watch your email for announcements regarding rescheduling of the Work Bee. Any changes will be posted on the home page of the club's web site.
    • The goal of the work bee will be to get the club property "de-winterized" and ready for the summer shooting season. Here's a partial list of tasks and needed equipment:
      ...
    • Ranges will be closed to shooting for at least part of the day. Contact the Club Secretary for more details. (Club contact information)
    • Also, a Range Familiarization & Safety Session is scheduled for 3pm Saturday for new members and for renewing members who are due for an update.

  • Membership Meeting and Annual PLSC Business Meeting
    • Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
    • Location: Gino's Restaurant, Hancock, MI
           (The meeting will be held in Gino's Backroom.)
    • Time: 5:30 pm - Social Hour with Cash Bar
               6:30 pm - Dinner: Pizza and Salad Buffet
               7:15 pm - Guest speaker
               After guest presentation: Annual meeting called to order
    • Meeting Agenda:
      1. Guest Speaker: John DePue, MI DNR
      2. Election of officers
      3. Other items of business
      4. Open discussion

  • Deer Rifle Sight-In Day
    • Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
    • Time: Range opens at 10 am. Assistance and use of supplied sighting-in equipment furnished until 3 pm.
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse and rifle range.
    • Public is welcome. Club grounds will be open to both members and non-members.
    • Lunch (free) will be available at the club at noon.
    • Participants are encouraged to invite other persons to the event.
    • See the Sight-in Day Announcement(pdf).

  • Hunter Education Course
    • Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 7 & 8 Sept 2019
                (Students must attend both days)
    • Times: Saturday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
                Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse and ranges
    • Registration: All students must pre-register.
    • Fee: $10 which covers the cost of ammunition, eye & ear protection, range fees, and refreshments
    • See the Hunter Education Announcement for information about student age limits, what students should bring, etc.
    • For further information, contact Ed Glowacki.

  • Action Pistol Training Class
    • Dates: June 1 & 2, 2019, Saturday & Sunday
    • Times: 9 AM to 5 PM both days
    • Location: PLSC Ranges and Clubhouse
    • Instructional Fee: $400 plus $15 range fee
    • Class Size: Limited to 10 persons
    • Description:The PLSC is having a 2-day shooting class with Elias Frangoulis, World and National Champion IPSC and USPSA.
          Link: Instructor's web site
          Link: Instructor's facebook page
    • Ammo: Attendees should bring 1500 rounds
    • For further information contact Scott Gruenberg.

  • Range Work Bee - Fall
    • Date: 29 September 2018, Saturday
    • Time: 9:00 AM - ??? PM
    • Location: PLSC Ranges and Clubhouse
    • Lunch (free to all club members) will begin at noon and we will finish up any projects still needing attention after lunch.
    • Please let us know if you plan to attend. Call Dallas at 482-4365 and leave a message. We need to estimate how much food we should purchase.
    • This is your last chance to earn work credit towards your 2019 membership dues.
    • Projects include: ...
    • Your help at the work bee would be greatly appreciated and we hope to have a large turnout. (Kids and spouses are welcome as well). Hope to see you there.

  • IDPA Classifier - A shooting event to classify individuals for IDPA events.
    • Date: 30 June 2018, Saturday
    • Time: 8:30 AM - Registration & Safety Review
               9:00 AM - Shooting begins
    • Location: PLSC Range
    • For costs, equipment, and other requirements, see the IDPA Classifier Information Page.
    • For further information, contact Scott Gruenberg.

  • 3-Gun-Shoot
    • Date: 13 August 2016, Saturday
    • Time: 8:00 am - Squads finalized
               8:15 am -Safety Review
               8:30 am - Shooting begins
    • Location: PLSC Range
    • Lunch: Free for all shooters; $5 for others
    • Shooters must pre-register for the shoot.
    • Late Registrations may be accepted. Contact Scott Gruenberg (below).
    • Spectators are welcome. Bring eye & ear protection.
    • See the 3-Gun Information & Registration Form for registration fees, deadlines, equipment, and other requirements.
    • For further information, contact Scott Gruenberg or the club secretary.


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