Fish and Game Club of Vienna

Club News Letter

Thursday,  Mar 1, 2018

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


***From Officers and Trustees: ***

1.  According to the bi-laws Article VI, section 3: Each member is required to complete at least ten hours of work each year or be assessed a fee for each hour not completed.  Article VI, section 4:  Any member may renew a membership upon payment of the annual dues hereinafter designated if he or she were a paid member in good standing the previous year.  The member must have completed work hours or pay assessment.

All members will be held to this requirement for 2018.

2.  Any club member hunting on club grounds must follow all game laws.  You must have your orange on!!


Memberships – Danielle Stokes (330) 719-1932

Membership renewals are now closed.  We will still be taking new members thru October. 

New single member dues: $171.00

New spousal membership dues with both people new to club (2 keys, 2 member cards, 2 badges): $274.00

New spousal membership dues with one spouse already a member: $103.00

All new (probationary) members are required to work 15 hours their first year.  You CANNOT buy your hours as a probationary member.  Dues must be cash or check (written out to Fish and Game Club of Vienna).  New members must be ready to pay at time of joining.


Rifle Range Work Party – Glen Laraway (330) 544-6427

There will be a work party to clean up the rifle range on April 7th, 2018.  We will start at 9:00am and go till we are done.  Please dress for the weather!!  Boots and gloves are a good idea.  Please call with any questions.


Archery Work Party – Denny French (330) 448-4616

There will be a work party on April 7th.  Please call Denny if you plan on attending.  He will give you all the info when you call him.


CCW Class - Mark Baranski (330) 856 -9078

The 18th Annual NRA Concealed Carry course will be 2 consecutive Wednesdays, April 11th and April 18th from 6PM to 10PM.  This course meets and exceeds the requirements for the Ohio CCW license (“firearms safety course that was offered by or under the auspices of a national gun advocacy organization”).  NRA Certified Instructor: Mark Baranski; Range Officers: Jim Diciccio, Andy Razzano, Dave Brett, Gerry Angnardo, and Mike Weaver. The cost is $50 per person.   Students must bring their own pistol, 100 rounds of ammo (no magnums please), 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 between 10am and 8pm daily to register.


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

The date has been changed for the chicken dinner.  It is now on April 14th, 2018.  Call Kathy with any questions.


Federation Meeting - Shirley Williams (330) 534-2929

May 7th at the Fish and Game club of Vienna.  3 or 4 people will be needed to help serve lunch and clean up afterwards.  Call Shirley for more info.


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

May 5th, 2018 at Yankee Lake.  Shirley has people signing up already.  Great way to get work hours in for the year.  Help will be needed all day.  Call Shirley for more info.


60 Gun Raffle Tickets – Kathy Cheliras (330) 502-7343

Tickets are now available.  Sell tickets to get your work hours in - 1 work hour for each ticket sold.  Tickets can be picked up at meetings or you can also call or email Kathy.  Help will be needed at this event also.


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

Still have 4 openings for the first class.  Call Shirley for info.  First class will start May 15th, 2018 and finishes on July 3rd, 2018.  Second class starts July 17th, 2018 and finished on September 4th, 2018.  Instructor’s night will be September 8th, 2018.


Outdoor Pistol Range – Dave Pantelis (330) 540-3535

**New chairperson**  Call Dave with any questions on the range


Building Cleaning Chairperson – Bill Dickey (330) 448-2460 or (330) 883-6136

The new list is posted for 2018 by the door to the kitchen.  If you have been on the list in the past and wish to continue, please check the list and make sure your still on it.  If you no longer wish to clean, please cross out your name so I can add new people.  If no answer please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as possible.


Girl and a Gun – Pam Karousis (330) 720-1110

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Friday each month for the National A Girl And A Gun Club Women's Shooting League meetings. www.agirlandagunclub.  All experience levels are welcome from beginners to advanced! We meet at the clubhouse from 5:30 pm till 8:00pm and the cost is $10 for Vienna F&G club members and $15 for non-members. Contact Pam for more info! 


Indoor pistol – George Palo (330) 856-9949

Indoor pistol has begun.  Thursdays starting at 4:00pm (except meeting night).  Members shoot free, non-members fee is $15.00.  Open to the public.  Call George to ask about helping.


Trap - Darrell Combs (330) 240-5030

**Do not send a text message** Trap is open to the public on Wednesdays and Sunday’s beginning at 11:00 AM.  Fee is $3 per round.  Help is needed to load the trap houses and score. 


***Paper targets and authorized reactionary targets only are allowed on rifle range!!***

Also, no center fire rifle or shot gun on pistol range

Any questions on this please call Glen Laraway (rifle range chairperson) at (330) 544-6427


Logo Sales - Shirley Dietlebach (330) 540-0738

We have New T-shirts and sweatshirts with our logo. Call Shirley for prices and sizes.


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. 


First Aid – Victor Scurry (330) 883-0103

Call Vic with any questions about the First Aid Kit


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 - Danielle Stokes (330) 719-1932

Please keep me updated on all address, phone number, or email changes.

**Attention all Project/Activity chairpersons, please make sure to give me or email me any info needed to be put into the newsletter before each meeting if you want it in the newsletter.  I cannot attend the actual meeting so I don’t know what needs to be in each month.


**Next Meeting will be April 5th at 7:00 PM



Upcoming Events

Friday, Apr 20 at 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, Apr 22 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, Apr 25 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday, Apr 26 All Day