Fish and Game Club of Vienna

Club News Letter

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Fish & Game Club of Vienna



***From Officers and Trustees: ***

All members will be held to this requirement for 2018.

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.


Vienna's Outdoor Ranges:

All of Vienna's outdoor Ranges are experiencing a lot of use. Please understand when using any of Vienna's Outdoor Ranges, Rifle or Pistol, you are obligated to pick up your fired cases.  Please be a courteous club member and pick up any cases from your fired rounds.  Brass cases go in the recycle boxes located at the back of the range, aluminum & steel go in the trash barrels. Please help us keep the ranges picked up and clean. If you see someone who is not picking up their fired cases - please ask them to do so. The club belongs

to all of us so help keep it clean.  Thank you - Trustees


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

Chicken Dinner held April 14th was a great success. We had 38 members come out to help. We sold 115 dine in, 170 take out dinners and 14 whole chickens.  We did a 50/50 and raised a $111.00. The total profit after all expenses are paid is $1080.00.

Bud Starcher, John Aho, and Chuck Long would like to thank all that came out to help cut and stack wood, along with all that helped throughout the day outside with the chickens.  Kathy would like to thank all that came out to help, brought desserts and purchased chicken dinner tickets.  We not only set up for the chicken dinner, but we gave the club a good spring cleaning.  The group cleaned the range, main club room, bathrooms, supply closet, room off the kitchen, the refrigerators and kitchen.


2018 Mahoning Valley Trap League Schedul


The league will be using the Fish and Game of Vienna’s trap facilities on the following dates:  June 18th, and July 30th.  ALL RANGES ARE CLOSED FOR THERES DATES! 


Federation Meeting – Shirley Williams (330) 534-2929

Our club will be hosting the Federation meeting on May 7th, 2018.  Shirley still needs 2 people to help her with lunch around 5 or 5:30pm.  Please call her if you are interested.  Another chance to get some hours worked.


Cougars Jr Rifle Team – Russ Evans (330) 534-5344

The Vienna Cougars Jr. Rifle team will be practicing on the outdoor Rifle Range on Monday evenings starting Monday May 7th through July 9th, 2018 from 4:30 PM until 7:45 PM.  You are welcome to bring your 22 target rifle and shoot 3 position small bore with the team if you wish.  Thanks, Coach Russ Evans


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

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

Pistol Range Work Party – Dave Pantelis (330) 540-3535

There will be work parties to clean up the rifle range, pistol range, and archery range on Saturday May 12th, 2018.  They 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.  Good way to get hours in.  Please call Glenn, Denny or Dave to let them know you will be there or with any questions you might have.


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  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! 

**Special Dates** May 11th –Mother’s Day at the Range, May 19th –Shop ” Lady’s Night at Stockers” in Champion 4:30pm to 7:00pm (women only for this event), and June 8th will be a gun cleaning class


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 work hours and help keep the club grounds beautiful for the summer.


Fairhaven Day – Eugene Miligi  (330) 502-6931

Fairhaven Day Fishing Derby for the adult clients of Fairhaven will be June 9th starting at 9:00am.  Help will be needed starting at 7:30am to set up at the lake and prepare for the 11:30am lunch in the clubhouse.  Donations of prizes or money for the prizes are appreciated.  ALL RANGES WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST 3:00PM THE DAY OF THIS EVENT!!


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

First class will start May 15th and finishes on July 3rd.  This class is full.  Second class starts July 17th and finished on September 4th.  This class still has 8 to 12 openings (hopes for 16 women in class but will do 20 if needed).  Instructor’s night will be September 8th.

There is a need for 4 instructors for the ladies class, 2 have moved and 2 retired, so Shirley is looking for a few new people.  We will train you if you are not sure you could teach.  Please call Shirley if you are interested.

Some people are using the targets locked in the garage.  Those are not the club targets.  They belong to the Ladies Firearms class.  No one may use them.  The material to fix them costs $00.00+.  If you are caught using them, you will pay the money to fix them.  Ladies Firearms class does not have the money to repair them and the club does not help financially.  Thank you - Shirley


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 he can add new people.  If no answer, please leave a message and he will return your call as soon as possible.


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.  Good way to get work hours in.


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. 


***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


First Aid – Victor Scurry (330) 883-0103

Call Vic with any questions about the First Aid Kit


Logo Sales - Shirley Dietlebach (330) 540-0738

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


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

Call Dave with any questions on the range


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.


Memberships – Danielle Stokes (330) 719-1932

We will still be taking new members thru September.  Must be ready to pay dues when joining (cash or check only).

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).


Newsletter - Danielle Stokes (330) 719-1932

Please keep her updated on all address, phone number, or email changes.  **Attention all Project/Activity chairpersons, please make sure to give her  or email me any info needed to be put into the newsletter before each meeting if you want it in the newsletter. She cannot attend the actual meeting so she doesn’t know what needs to be in each month.



**Next Meeting will be June 7th at 7:00 PM**


Upcoming Events

Thursday, Jul 12 All Day
Friday, Jul 13 at 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, Jul 15 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, Jul 17 at 4:30 AM - 8:30 PM