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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The Club's By-Laws were updated in Feburary 2014 and are avaible on line at: (Current By-Laws).
Range Logs and Waiver Forms:
Members are reminded to sign in prior to shooting. If you bring any guests and they have not previously signed a waiver form, please ensure they do so prior to utilizing the facilities. Waiver forms are located at the Stonington range, and at the Griswold clubhouse. Folders are provided for the completed forms. Your support is appreciated.
Stonington Work Party - There will be a work party from 08:30 to 12:00 at the Stonington club house the 19th of April.
The goals of the day are to clean the kitchen, snack bar, and the bathrooms. Outside, we will be raking leaves and picking up brush. Please bring rakes. Contact Tim Hausler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-961-2991 with any questions. Earn your work hours.
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)
Locate your Legislators: http://www.cga.ct.gov/rwd/cgafyl/default.asp
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 has ended and the Monday night Summer shoots will begin May 19th. Relays will start 7 pm.
Pistol Permit/Handgun/Safety Course
The upcoming class will be Tuesday April 22nd, with another class scheduled for the 27th of May. 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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Boy Scouts Shotgun Merit Badge Program:
Jim Gauthier will host/instruct a Boy Scouts shotgun merit badge program in April. The program will consist of 1-2 evenings of live fire at the Griswold Clubhouse. Dates are still to be determined, and will depend on the number of scouts that sign up for the program. Scout leaders must contact Jim at (860) 884-4795 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register their troops/scouts for the program.
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
Mohegan Rifle League:
The League winter season has ended. New shooters are always welcome. Come and try it, shooting jackets and rifles are available. For information contact Ray Andrews at 401-480-0125 or email@example.com. Winter League Schedule
Opening day was Saturday the 5th of April. 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 future stocking requirements. Your accuracy in log keeping is greatly appreciated. Pete Dyer is our fishing Chairman, so if you have any questions or suggestions contact Pete. If you use a boat CT state law requires you have a personal flotation device for everyone on the boat. 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.
Many thanks to Chris McVeigh for an outstanding pheasant hunting season this year. Well Done Chris.
Edward S. Comrie Jr. Scholarship
The Edward S. Comrie scholarship program accepting nominees for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.