Annual Meeting February 4, 2023
Custer County Event Center, Miles City
7:00 pm Roll Call of officer- Jesse Smith, Jeff Faycosh, Chris Schlepp, Marty Scheid, Matt Lewin, Jesse Blankenship, Jim Keith, Lee Wankel, Ben Beardsley and Pat Roos
Treasure report by Mary Scheid, Checking account balance $30,584.44, CD is currently at $6,000 the interest from 2022 was deposited in the checking account. Bills are paid
Motion to accept the minutes of the January meeting as written, passed.
Presidents Report: Memberships last year were 500, 312 members so far this year. We are installing a camera system to identify vandals at the range. We have applied to FWP for a grant to allow wireless access to program the gate to aid in membership recruitment and ease of membership gate cards. Matt Lewin has been posting the newsletter on a quarterly basis. They are distributed via email, so make sure your email address is accurate if you want to receive the newsletter.
USPSA- Jesse Blankenship is going to finish his term and continue to hold USPSA shoots this year, they will be posted and you need to register on Practiscore, Match in Miles City in May, 2023. Thursday night matches in conjuction with the Baker Club continue through winter.
Shotgun: Great turn out this year, Matt Lewin continues to help with running the ranges along with Jeff. We will be starting off shooting again as soon as the weather allows. 4H will be using the ranges as well as Hunter Ed. Bow Ed wants to use the range February 25 8 am to 12 pm, Hunter Ed March 5 and March 26. Motion, moved and passed to allow them to use the range.
Action Pistol: Lee Wankel will run it this year. Marty stated that there was $624.64 in profile this year
League prizes Matt $80 for Top Gun, $40 Jeff Skeet, $40 Matt Trap, Erin O’Conner top woman Shooter, John Reed Top Senior Shooter, Ed Cuerth Most Improved Shooter.
New Business: President Jesse Smith raised the issue to allow alcohol to be given away as prizes during the banquet. There had been complaints. Motion to allow, one negative, motion passed.
Jeff told the membership about the tireless work and countless hours that Jesse Smith had done on behalf of the club. His leadership was much appreciated and was often the voice of reason. Thank Jesse Smith for all his has done for the Custer Rod and Gun Club.
Election of Officers and Board of Directors
Two year terms
Club President- Lee Wankel 2023-2025
Club Vice President- Chris Schlepp 2023-2025
Club Secretary- Jeff Faycosh 2023-2025
Director-Erin O’Connor 2023-2025
Director-Matt Lewin 2023-2025
Director-Justin Hughes 2023-2025
Director-Travis Helm 2023-2025
Good and Welfare: League prizes awarded, Drawing for raffles
Winner of the firearm raffles Sig Sauer 22 pistol Matt Gorton, Henry 22 Lever action Martin Ellenburg, Browning BPS 20 gauge Parker Pierce, Franchi Momentum Varmint Blaine Jewell, Ruger Wrangler Dale Tribby (Incentive Prize), Sig Sauer 10mm Ashlee Clark, Ruger 10-22 Michael Caldwell (door prize), Sig Sauer 9mm with optics, Daniel Wilson, Tradition 50 caliber muzzle loader, Joel Raisler, Rock Island 1911 45 Jeremy Smith, Ruger 9mm takedown rifle George Raymond, Sig Sauer P365 9mm Cole Lohrke, Glock G42 380ACP Amy Blaquiere.
Meeting adjourned at 9:00pm