Fish and Game Club of Vienna

Club News Letter

Thursday,  June 1, 2017

Fish & Game Club of Vienna

Raffle Tickets – Dave Cheliras (330) 502 7343
Trumbull County Sportsmen’s Federation 60 Gun Raffle will be held at Yankee Lake on May 4th.  The tickets are available for sale now.  For each Federation ticket you sell you earn one hour credit.  Contact Dave or his wife, Cathy, to make arrangements to get your tickets.
Cabela’s Trip – Dave Cheliras (330) 502 7343
Due to lack of reservations, this trip has been cancelled.  Contact Dave or Kathy to give information for refunding your money.
Hunter Safety – George Marsh (330) 539 4171
A Hunter Safety course will be given March 8, 6-10 PM and March 10, 8AM – 3PM.  You must attend both sessions.  You must go to the ODNR website to register online.  The class is limited to the first 50 registrants.
Federation’s Farmers’ Dinner – Shirley Williams 330 534 2929
Farmers’ Dinner will be held March 23, 2013.  Help will be needed at 8 AM to clean the clubhouse and set up for the dinner.  We should be done about 1PM.  Help will be needed in the evening too.  Call 330 448 4616 if you can help.
Work Parties – April 6, 2013 – 9AM
Clean up on both ranges to ready them for spring and summer use.  Call either Glen or Denny if you can help or just be there at 9 AM.  Rifle Range Glen Laraway (330) 544 2875   Archery Range – Denny French (330) 448 4616
NRA CCW Course - Mark Baranski 330 856 9078
The next scheduled course will be 3 consecutive Mondays: April 8th, 15th and 22nd, 2013 from 6PM to 10PM. The course will emphasize safe and proper handling and use of pistols. This course meets and exceeds the training requirements for the Ohio CCW license. NRA Certified Instructors.  The cost is $45 per person. Students must bring their own pistol, 100 rounds of ammo, eye and ear protection, and must be at least 21 years of age and able to lawfully own a firearm. Classes fill up fast, so call Mark early to register.
CCW Course – Gabe Illes (330) 889 2572
The course will be given April 19, 5:45 – 10 PM, and 20, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM.  Cost is $50.  Contact Gabe for more information and to pre-register.
Rifle Coach School – Russ Evans (330) 534 5344
This course will be given April 27 and 28, 8 AM to 6 PM.  Call Russ for details.
Indoor Pistol – George Palo (330) 856 9949
Indoor Pistol is in full swing on Thursdays beginning at 4PM until 10PM.  This is open to the public at $5.  Members shoot free.  No magnum or carbines.  (Velocity of bullet is too damaging to backstop.)  Help is needed.
Trap - Jim Schill (330) 637 9912
Trap is open every Wednesday and Sunday beginning at 11 AM.  Cost is $3 per round.  Bring your own shells.  We need help loading the trap houses plus help in other areas.  If you can work, please call Jim Schill (330) 637 9912 or just show up at the range on a Sunday or Wednesday.  Some of the trap houses need some work.  If you are able to give Jim a hand on repairing block walls, etc., call him to discuss details.
Women’s Fire Arms Class – Shirley Williams (330) 534 2929
The first class will be held May 14 to July 2 and the second class will be held July 16 through Sept. 3.  The reunion will be Sept. 21, 2013.  Both classes are filled.  If you would like to be on the waiting list in the event of cancellations call Kathy French (330) 448 4616.  Shirley is recuperating from her surgery at Park Vista.  If you care to send her a card the address is Park Vista South, RM 210, 1216 Fifth Ave, Youngstown, OH 44504
Proposal – School Security - Josh Fabijance (330) 503 3876-
A graduate of Akron Univ., with degrees in History and Political Science Homeland Security and as a NRA Instructor, coach, CCW holder, Range Safety Officer, I would like to form a group who would be interested in developing a course designed to train school personnel in proper security procedures and use of weapons in the event of school invasions.  Part of the work would be presenting this course to school administrators and Boards for their consideration and approval.  All interested persons with military or law enforcement experience would be welcome.  Please contact Josh.
NRA Memberships – Bill Laslo (330) 219 5521
Through the NRA's website, you can write to your representatives and request support for the 2nd amendment.  Put in your zip code and it will show your representatives. You can send one email message to all of them at the same time. Thanks, in part, to the NRA for the work done to defeat the UN International Gun Treaty.  The NRA works to preserve your gun rights and the club benefits from each membership it sells or renews.  Call Bill or see him at a meeting to become a member or renew your membership.  
Club Rentals – Rick Jugenheimer (330) 534 7707 or (330) 534 8171  
$150 for members, $250 for probationary members, plus $150 refundable security deposit (returned after event if all is in order).
Membership/Newsletter - Kathy French (330) 448 4616 -
Membership renewal for 2013 will end at the March meeting.    Call me or e-mail me to verify your hours worked for the year.  You may pay your fees at the meeting or send your renewal fees to me at:  5636 King Graves Rd., Fowler, OH 44418.  Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope so I can return your 2013 membership card and key. 
2013 Dues and Fees        
Current members in good standing
Dues                            $42.00
Hours                           $ 10.00/unworked hour (10 hours max.)
Please be sure I have your current address and phone number for membership cards/records.
It is a good idea to keep a record of the hours you work on the back of your membership card.  You will then have a reference point for me at renewal time if there is any difference in my records and yours.
Next meeting will be March 7, 2013 – 7 PM

The Club wishes to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to Mrs. Norna Bertok and Friends for the gift of four gun rack in memory of her late husband, Mr. Benjamin Bertok who, over 35 years, participated in trapshooting and helping with the trap function at our club.


Fairhaven Day – Eugene Miligi (330) 502-6931

Fairhaven Day Fishing Derby for the adult clients of Fairhaven  will be June 3rd beginning at 9:00am.  Help will be needed at 7:30am to set up at the lake and prepare for the 11:30 lunch in the clubhouse.  Donations of prizes or money for prizes are appreciated.  All ranges will be CLOSED until 3:00pm because this is open to the public!


Kids Fishing Derby – Bill Ryser (330) 565-5417

The Fishing Derby will be held on June 24, 2017 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the club.  This event is for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 and is free to the public.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is at the door.  Bring your own fishing pole and tackle.  Bait is free.  Every child wins a prize.  Help will be needed for this event.  Call Bill for more information.


Outdoor Riffle Range use:

The junior Rifle Team is using the Outdoor Rifle Range on Mondays from 4:40pm to 7:30pm.  This will continue for the month of June.


The Ohio Smallbore State Championships will again be head on Vienna’s Outdoor Rifle Range.  The Outdoor Rifle Range will be closed on Saturday June 17th and June 18th from daylight AM to 2:30pm each day.  The Vienna Cougars Jr Rifle Team thanks the Club Membership for their continued support.


60 Gun Raffle Event – Shirley Williams (330) 534-2929

Thank you to all of the people who came to work the 60 Gun Raffle.  You really made a difference.


Chicken Dinner – Kathy Cheliras (330) 502-7343,

Thank you to all who came out to help with the chicken dinner.


Lawn Mowing/Grounds – Sam Steele (330) 507-4554

HELP!!!!  The Grass is growing and needs mowing!!  Give Sam a call and get on the schedule to help.  Great way to get your hours in and help keep the club grounds beautiful for the summer.


Ladies Firearms Class - Shirley Williams (330) 534-2929

July 11, 2017  I have 6 openings.  Please call if you want in the class


From Shirley Williams

Thank you to the two men who repaired our targets before class started.

Thank you to the three people that cleaned our cupboards and got rid of all the stuff that the mice destroyed.


Archery Work Party/League - Larry Greathouse (330) 720-5893

Shooting for the league began January 2nd.  If you have questions about teams, work, etc., please call Larry.


2017 Mahoning Valley Trap League Schedule – Vienna Dates – ALL RANGES CLOSED

The league will be using the Fish and game club of Vienna’s trap facilities on the following dates: April 24th, June 12th, July 31st, and September 25th.  ALL RANGES ARE CLOSED FOR THESE DATES!


Appleseed – Pam Karousis (330)720-1110

This will be the first weekend in August.


Logo Sales - Shirley Dietlebach (330) 540-0738

We have New T-shirts and sweatshirts with our logo. Call Shirley for prices and sizes.  We also have a few old sweatshirts (M &L) ($7) and a few T-shirts ($2) to sell. 


NRA Memberships – Bill Laslo (330) 219-5521

NRA memberships are $30.00 per year.  Call Bill and do your part to support the only organization fighting to guarantee your right to enjoy the shooting sports. 


Trap - Darrell Combs (330) 240-5030

Trap is open to the public on Wednesdays and Sundays beginning at 11 AM.  Fee is $3 per round.  Help is needed to load the trap houses and score. 


Building Cleaning Chairperson - Andrew Sanders (330) 979-9613

There are a few openings yet during the year to be filled.  Please call Andrew to be put on the schedule if you want to earn hours.


Reloading Class –Shirley Williams (330) 534-2929

For those of you interested in taking a reloading class, Shirley will start taking names.  The class will be sometime in September.  Please give her a call if you are interested.   Will the seven people who called me in March and April please call me so I can get their names and phone numbers


Club Rentals – Rick Jugenheimer (330) 360-9300

Rentals are available on days there are no club activities planned.  Charge for members is $150 (Probationary Members is $250) plus $150 security deposit which is returned after event and it is determined facility is in good condition.  You have use of the kitchen, meeting room and indoor activity room.  No ranges, indoor or outdoor are to be used.


Newsletter/Memberships - Danielle Stokes (330) 719-1932

 We will be taking new member each month through August.  New member dues are $166.00 and 15 work hours required.  Spousal memberships where both members are new (2 keys, 2 badges, and 2 membership cards) will be $266.00 with 24 work hours required.  Spousal membership with one current member is $100.00 and 19 work hours required.  Attention all Project/Activity chairpersons, please make sure to get any info needed to be put into the newsletter to me.  I cannot attend the actual meeting so I don’t know what info needs to be in each month. Please keep me updated on address, e-mail and phone number changes. 



Next Meeting will be July 6, at 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, Aug 23 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday, Aug 25 at 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, Aug 27 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM