July 2020 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Four Corners Pistol Rifle Club 7/28/2020

The Meeting was brought to order by President Joe Butterfield @ 6:29 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

There were 19 members present which introduced themselves.

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Anita presented the treasurer’s report which was motioned and passed.  Ending club balance for the month of July 2020 is $82,107.84

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Old Business

  • Gun Show: August 14,15,16
    • Gayel Alexander reported that we currently have 83 vendor tables and 94 tables total. Only 6 of our original vendors are unable to make it due to conflicting gun shows.  We have vendors from Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, and Arizona.
    • Still waiting on insurance finalization – the total price decreased from last year.
    • Sheriff Posse’s coverage is still being worked on
    • Banner on Main St. Cortez will be up on Monday 8/3/2020
    • Flyers will be going up in Farmington NM and Durango CO
    • Will be ordering more armbands
    • Masks will be recommended but not required
    • There was a discussion about trying to get food trucks to set up outside of the arena building to keep attendees at the fairgrounds and be more convenient for vendors.
    • Temperatures will be taken every time attendees enter the building
    • Need volunteers for set up and the gun show.
  • Mike – Nothing to report
  • Membership – Currently have 381 members
  • Indoor Range – Jim
    • Nothing new to report
  • Outdoor Range – John for Chuck
    • All of the new metal targets stands are finished and have been delivered to the outdoor range
    • 50 new sandbags are being made
    • Gate lock broke. The spare lock was sent to the range and Kendrick at Gateway Lock is trying to fix the broken lock.
    • Not a lot of shotgun activity – last shotgun vandalism was done at the rimfire range.
  • Jr. Shooters – Norm
    • Starting a month early so that they can compete in a competition in 2020 to use already purchased trophies.
      • Shooters will shoot at their individual ranges and targets will be taken and scored at a central location.
    • Looking to add 4 more shooters
    • Raffling rifle off at the gun show
    • Needs $110 to build new sandbags.
    • Loaned 2 rifles out that have been returned.
  • John McHenry – Nothing new to report
  • Mic McPherson – Nothing new to report
  • Crackshot – Susa Kelly – Nothing new to report

New Business

  • RSO class Aug 1 $50 instead of $150.
  • August meeting/picnic on 8/24/2020 @ 5:30
    • Kelly Ellis will be hosting at the Outdoor Range
    • Great recruitment tool
    • There will be a sheet cake, other desserts are encouraged
    • Please Text Kelly at 970-739-8886 with an order of steak or chicken
  • Do we want to publicize activities that are not club related – and how?
    • Add a page on the website or in the Crackshot about supporting area activities
    • Good PR and community building
    • Special edition of the Crackshot
    • Come up with a list of events and discuss them at the September meeting.
  • Should we add Classified ads in the Crackshot for professional publications
    • Kelly Ellis offered to review submissions
    • Discussed the grey area in by-laws between merchandise and self-promotion
    • Member brought up the idea of a reference source for hobby shooters to learn more about the sport, techniques and reloading.
    • Leaving idea open and will discuss more

A motion brought and passed to adjourned @ 7:17 pm

Four Corners Rifle and Pistol Club

Four Corners Rifle and Pistol Club

Fall Pistol League begins with Qualifying Night! Wed 11/11/2020