Monthly Meeting and Steak Dinner.
Monthly meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month. Come early and enjoy a tender steak dinner before the meeting for only $15.00 per person. Steaks are given out from the kitchen, you then grill your own to your preference! Fixin’s are included. All members are encouraged to attend. Monthly Newsletter.
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ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS -- NEW INSURANCE REQUIREMENT
Our new club insurance went into effect on the 1st of February; which requires that guests (including family members) sign a waiver and release form the first time that they use our club facilities. This form only has to be signed once, not every time the guest uses the facilities. Waiver forms are located at the Stonington range and at the Griswold clubhouse. The waiver forms MUST be filled out prior to the guest utilizing the facility. Folders are provided for the completed forms. Please remember to sign the appropriate log in sheet/book.
Changes to By Laws
The membership approved the By-Law changes at the February meeting. The new By Laws can be viewed here.
Griswold Work Party - There is no work party scheduled for February.
If you are having problems with your key card please contact the Financial Secretary, Frank Allen at (401) 596-8586.
At the December meeting the membership voted not to increase dues in 2014. Service Work hours will stay at 8 hours.
NEW Connecticut Gun Law Forms
Connecticut Gun Law CLICK HERE
Application for Ammunition Certificate (PDF form - fill in an print)
Assault Weapon Certificate (PDF form - fill in and print)
Declaration of High Capacity Magazine(s) Appendix A (PDF form - fill in and print)
Frequently Asked Questions - (Click here for link)
Work Hours Program:
Work hours for 2014 started on the 1st of November.The work hour accounting period for 2013 ended on the 31st of October. Please make sure any work performed is documented on a work slip, and turned in to Scott Wilkerson via the containers at Griswold and North Stonington. When submitting a work slip please be sure to write legibly and include you membership number, otherwise you may NOT receive credit.
If you have questions about your recorded hours, Scott can be reached at H 860-464-1771, C 860-961-6888 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stonington - For work around the Stonington Club House review the board inside the clubhouse or call Gerry Knotts (860-705-8607). Volunteers are needed to mow the grass around the club-house. Volunteers can use the club's mowers or use their own. Jerry will be happy to show you how to operate the club's mower. There is light duty work available for those who cannot handle much physical labor anymore (help with monthly dinner preparation, raffle ticket sales, snack bar operation, newsletter prep and labeling, etc).
Griswold - For work around the Griswold Club house review the list inside or contact Mark Homand. Please Note: trash cans are for trash only, not shingles, empty paint cans etc.
Mike Pietraallo our Steward has been doing an outstanding job preparing for the meeting night dinners. He is always looking for volunteer help. If you can help in the kitchen please let him know. He can be contacted at email@example.com or 401-218-8640. It's a good way to perform your work hour requirements.
USE COMMON SENSE and OBSERVE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WHEN USING THE RANGE TRACER AMMUNTION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. ONLY PAPER TARGETS AFFIXED TO THE WOODEN PALLETS ARE AUTHORIZED. EXPLODING TARGETS, SELF HEALING TARGETS OR ANY TARGETS PLACED ON THE GROUND OR ON THE BERMS IS PROHIBITED. NEVER SHOOT AT THE GROUND OR ANYTHING WHICH CAN CAUSE A RICOCHET. WHEN IN DOUBT DON'T!!!!!! LEAD BULLETS ONLY ON THE INDOOR RANGE !!!!!! All Shooters are reminded to police your brass when finished shooting. Steel and Aluminum casing go into the trash and not the brass bins. The salvage yard will not accept the brass if other materials are mixed in. An EXPLODING TARGET was found at the 25 yard line of the pistol range. These types of targets are PROHIBITED on all MRGC ranges, and anyone caught using them (in-person or on VIDEO SURVEILLANCE) will have their membership revoked and forfeit all dues paid.
The Winter League is in full swing, with the 2nd half of the season just starting. For information contact Tim Hausler 860-961-2991. Winter League Schedule
Pistol Permit/Handgun/Safety Course
The next class will be February 25th. Class size is limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is required, so register early to ensure a seat in the next class. Please contact any of the following for registration information: Mike Robinson or Chuck Griffin at 860-908-9571 or Walt Woycik at 860-884-1409.
The Club's By-Laws were last updated in Feburary 2010 and are avaible on line at: (Current By-Laws). THERE ARE PROPOSED CHANGES TO BE VOTED ON AT THE March MONTHLY MEETING. TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED CHANGES SEE THE Feb. NEWSLETTER.
New members are welcome so please ask your friends if they would like to join. An application form can also be downloaded from the website by clicking on the following link. Membership Application.
Junior Rifle - Sunday Evenings - 6:00 pm Junior Rifle Training
Rifle and Pistol practice is Sunday nights 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Contact Jim Gauthier at (860) 884-4795 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. On Sunday Sept 15th, will be the first night of NRA Basic Rifle and Boy Scouts Rifle Shooting merit badge course at the Stonington club. Contact Jim for more info.
Skeet Shooting Program
The skeet field is open Thursday nights from 6:00pm until 10:00pm and on Sunday from 9:00am. Skeet and Trap tickets have increased to $2.50 a round or $25 for a ticket of 11 rounds. For skeet questions email Vinny Sauer at email@example.com. Winter Skeet Schedule.
Mohegan Rifle League:
The League winter season is in full swing. New shooters are welcome. Come and try it, shooting jackets and rifles are available. For information contact Ray Andrews at 401-480-0125 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Winter League Schedule
Creel limits are posted in the clubhouse. Anglers are reminded to sign in the log located in the clubhouse. We are collecting harvesting and catch data, in order to evaluate the summer holdover rates. This data will be used to plan for the spring/fall stocking requirements. Your accuracy in logkeeping is greatly appreciated. Pete Dyer is our fishing Chairman, so if you have any questions or suggestions contact Pete. When finished using the boats, please turn them upside down (keeps water out) and store them next to the trees to keep parking spots free.
Hunting Program: Private landowner hunting permission slips, signed by either the Club President, Vice President, or Hunting & Game Chairman (Chris McVeigh) must be obtained, and carried by anyone hunting deer on the Griswold facility.
The LAST pheasant hunting day of the 2013-2014 season will be Saturday, January 18th (barring inclement weather). ALL RANGES at the Griswold property will be closed for shooting ALL DAY on th 18th, after which the Griswold ranges will re-open for Saturday shooting.
Hunters need a valid CT DEEP firearms hunting license, but do not need a CT pheasant stamp/tag to hunt pheasant on club property. 2013-2014 Pheasant hunting guidelines.
Edward S. Comrie Jr. Scholarship
The Edward S. Comrie scholarship program has been expanded this year. Select the history link to view background and history of the scholarship. Click on application form to view a PDF version of the application. An application form for schools other than Stonington or Fitch is available here. Chris Zauner is the Scholarship Chairman and can be reached at 860-961-5530 or email@example.com.