Concealed Carry and Home Defense Class at PSC
Did you know that if you just discharge your weapon into the air to scare an individual, you can be charged with attempted murder? You can learn more about this, proper shooting techniques, and the mindset that you need to have to deal with a violent encounter and much more.
You want safety and security for your family, but as a responsibly armed American, you realize that means much more than just owning a gun. With that thought in mind, PSC member Jay Scopel, a certified USCCA Conceal Carry Instructor, will be conducting a Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals course at the club. Even if you are not considering applying for a CCW permit in your state, this is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning, carrying and/or having a firearm in their possession for self-defense. This class is open to PSC members and the public, and again, is even for those who are not considering carrying a firearm, but are considering having one in their home for protection.
As many of you know, our club has a relationship with the USCCA and as a club member in good standing, you can receive a discount on your monthly USCCA membership. A USCCA Membership brings you industry-leading education, training & the trusted legal protection you may need to protect your family with confidence. Join over 300,000 gun owners who’ve used the U.S. Concealed Carry Association to transform themselves into a community of responsibly armed Americans. The USCCA is dedicated to building safer communities by providing lifesaving training and resources to those in need.
There will be a limit of 20 students. There is a fee for this class, and as you can see by the curriculum below, you must be available at least 8 hours that day - as there will be approximately 6 hours of class time and 2 hours range time. A light lunch is included.
Date: November 17, 2019
Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
PSC members and their spouses are entitled to a discount.
Please call Jay for more information about the discount.
Or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals
Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.
This course will cover things you need to obtain your CCW in West Virginia. You will need an additonal course to fully qualify for a CCW in Ohio.
What You Will Receive
Certificate of Completion
What To Bring and What to Wear
Ammunition - 50 rounds
Eye & Ear Protection
Use this link for more info that is posted on the USCCA site
USCCA membership info
Time lapse of the 2019 Gun Bash
Put it on your calendar - The Fall Fish and Wing Nite will be held Saturday - September 21 - and will be from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and as always, is open to the public.
Menu will include our hand-breaded fried fish, chicken wings and various sides, desserts and drinks. As usual, if you would like a cold brew with your meal, you will get tickets at the door for two glasses from the tap or, if you plan on using a lot of hot sauce, you can buy a $5.00 wrist band to get everything you need from the tap to quench your thirst. Water and available brands of pop are included with your admission.
Price for this year will be $15.00/person.
Wing flavors will include Hot Ranch, BBQ, Honey BBQ and Honey Lemon Pepper. And just in case you want to kick it up a notch, we will also have a bottle of Hot Sauce available. We also plan to have raffles and prizes.
To help spread the word, flyers will be available in the club house and at the kitchen during the Thursday night auctions.
PSC will host a Pennsylvania Game Commission HTE (Pennsylvania Hunter-Trapper Education) Class
Date: October 5, 2019
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
You must register using the link below on the Pennsylvania Game Commission site:
This is a six-hour training class required by law for all first-time hunters and trappers before they can buy a license. You must pass a certification exam at the end of the class to complete this training.
In order to prepare for your class, read Chapters 1, 4, 5 and 9 located at Today's Hunter & Trapper in PA.
You must be at least 11 years of age to register for this class!
As of March 26, 2019, it is a federal felony offense to possess a bump stock. The Final Rule has no provision to grandfather or register devices already owned. Additionally, the grace period to surrender a bump stock to the ATF has passed, meaning your only option at this point would be to destroy all devices in your possession. Further, there is no provision for any compensation for the economic loss of a destroyed or surrendered bump stock.
The ATF has provided bump stock destruction instructions that will render the device incapable of being readily restored to its intended function. Failure to comply with this new rule is a federal felony, punishable by up to 10 years in federal prison and up to a $250,000 fine for each bump stock in your possession.
Bump Stocks Banned: The Final Rule - U.S. & Texas LawShielduslawshield.com
Lake Stocking Schedule and Opening Day
The Lake is scheduled to be stocked on Thursday - April 4th - and then will be closed until 8:00 AM Opening Day, which is Saturday - April 6th.
Thanks to those who put in hours throughout the year to improve the club and setup for the Event, but special thanks to those who prepared the outstanding meal that was enjoyed by all.
TRI-COUNTY TROUT CLUB
Sport Show / Flea Market
Saturday, January 12th
9am - 2pm - Doors open at 9am - there is no early admission!
Arnold Volunteer Engine Co. #2 Social Hall
1702 Fifth Avenue, Arnold, PA 15068
Admission is $3 for non-TCTC members; free for members and kids 12 and under.
If you want to sell, tables are $15, and at the moment, some tables are still available. If anyone needs one, please call Steve Hegedus at 412-298-0964 or via email at email@example.com ASAP
Directions to the Sport Show from Route 28: Take Tarentum Exit toward Tarentum. Cross the Tarentum Bridge (Rt 366). At 3rd traffic light (by Taco Bell) make a right onto Freeport Rd. At 2nd traffic light turn right onto Drey Street. Go to bottom of the hill & cross the railroad tracks. Turn left onto Fifth Ave. The Arnold Volunteer Fire Bingo Hall is near the end of the second block on the left. Free parking in the municipal lot at end of block on corner and on the street. Hall Address: 1702 5th Avenue, Arnold, 15068.
Just a reminder that nominations were put on the floor for member consideration at the October meeting and there was only one candidate for each office or committee chair. Due to this fact, there will be no need to vote at the November meeting and results will be made official at that November meeting.
Successful Pennsylvania Hunter Trapper Education class -
Instructors, John Sinnett, Randy Paulin, Steve Smith. 38 passing students on their way to become hunter of the safest sort. Also thanks to Dan Sittler - PGC Game Warden and Steve Ferrari - Cadet Class of 2018.
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