President’s Message – Jan. 2014

President’s Message

(January 2014)

The 2014 dues invoices for $125 have been mailed. Payment is due by February 1, 2014. There is no grace period as in prior years. Dues received after February 1 will not be accepted and reapplication for club membership ($175) will be required.

If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors for the positions of president, secretary, and three directors or want to make a nomination, please contact Gino Nizzi at 815-482-3135 or e-mail him at Nominations are due by February 1, 2014 and elections will be held in March 2014.

Club member Aurelio DeLaRosa has been certified by the State of Illinois as a conceal carry instructor and will be offering the following classes to club members.

8 Hour Class -Weekday Class

Date: 01/20/2014, 8am- 12pm (4hrs) and 01/21/2014, 8am- 12pm (4hrs)

Location: Rockford Skeet and Trap, Rockford, IL. Cost $100

16 Hour Class, Weekday Class

Date: 1/28/2014, 8am- 4:30pm (8hrs) and cont. on 1/29/2014,8am- 4:30pm (8hrs)

Location: Rockford Skeet and Trap, Rockford, IL. Cost $200

16 Hour Class, Weekend Class

PART 1: 1/19/2014, 8am- 5:00pm (8hrs)

Location: 3261 Forest View Rd, Rockford, IL, DeLaRosa Submission Wrestling Academy

PART 2:  Cont. on 1/25/2014, 1pm- 5:00pm (4hrs) and 1/26/2014, 12pm-4pm (4hrs)

Location: Rockford Skeet and Trap, Rockford, IL. Cost $200

*Attention* If you require a 12 hour course please attend the morning session of Part 1 for the Weekend  class

If you have any questions email Aurelio at

2014 Club Projects

  • Handgun range – approved and in process
  • Construction of a 5 stand deck – approved
  • Electrical power and cameras for the 5 stand and handgun range – under consideration

If anyone has any suggestions for additional projects or comments, please let me know.

2014 Club Events

  • Annual meeting – 3/29/14
  • Cleanup day – 5/3/14
  • Landfill lunch – 9/9/14
  • Bragging Rights Shoot – 10/11/14

Best Regards,

Sam Valenza

President, Rockford Skeet Club