We need more members to be involved and participate in keeping our building and grounds in good shape. And not necessarily in monetary donations either. If we could get enough people to come and donate a few hours of time and labor we could get these projects done. If we don’t get the repairs to the building done, then we won’t have a place to go and enjoy ourselves with the friends we have made over the years. It seems that many of the same people are doing all the up-keep at the club. As a member, please make a choice to step up and help. Monetary donations may be sent to the club at the above address, please note with “Building Fund” on the envelope and check.
If you would like to host an event at the club pavilion, there is a 100.00 deposit and a $30..00 Non- REFUNDABLE Fee will be deducted for the Pavilion Rental. Please fill out the reservation agreement and drop in the membership box, with deposit. Pavilion rental is on a first come, first serve basis. Please check the calendar that is posted at the club. Deposit will be returned after the pavilion has been cleaned by you and inspected by the Club for any damage.
ALL alcohol MUST be purchased from the club. Kegs and Wine can be purchased in advance through the club at cost. Keg(s) can be barreled and put on ice for an additional $20.00 SEE bar manager for cost. ALL other alcohol MUST be purchased from the bar. A Caterer's Permit through the New York State Liquor Authority IS required of anyone renting the Pavilion who wishes to serve alcohol and food at their event. There is a Permit Application fee of $48.00 in addition to the Rental fee required. A separate check and application for the permit must be submitted to the Bondholders a minimum of (6) Six weeks in advance of the event so a Caterer's permit can be filed..
NO ALCOHOL is permitted in the pavilion WITHOUT a PERMIT!! UNDERAGE drinking IS NOT TOLERATED and is the responsibility of the permit holder to enforce.
Here is an Important Message that we need to tell our Assmebly Member to vote NO on.
Yesterday I shared a link to a petitions to tell our state officials vote NO on A00722 banning hunting contest as this bill is a broad spectrum bill it allows for other regulations to be adopted more easily once it is in place, but in this round it will also put an end to field trial testing of hunting dogs as an effort to end the use of dogs for hunting, including those who have their companions assist in water fowl season. This also fits into the proposed state ban on organizations raffling off rifles and shotguns, essentially killing all the NYS Ducks Unlimited chapters and Hunting Clubs that make 80-90% of their yearly budget through the raffles, and then other funds from other hunting competitions including seasons largest coyote, or largest turkey or even a multi-club contest where the most deer meat donated to shelters or food pantries. They could all be illegal and will out an end to these clubs. Here is some more information and below is a list of all the sponsors of A722, most are from NYC, one is from Cortland and represents Tompkins County. One is a republican, and the rest are democrats. Why is NYC deciding what is best for the rest of NY?
BILL NO A00722
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or
participate in any contest,
competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take wildlife.
Members can contact their assrmbly member by using the Sportsmen's Alliance Legislative Action Center
HFGC MEMBERSHIP MINUTES
WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019
Meeting start time 7:03 PM.
32 members in attendance
We Pledged to the flag
(7) New Member Applicants to be introduced to the Membership.
New members were voted on….AIF.
Gen Bushie read the Membership minutes (motions to accept minutes) Brenda Zerdoner, 2nd Loreli Deets, AIF.
Gen Bushie read the BOD minutes (info only)
Al Lis’ Father passed. A card was sent.
Andy Cuthbertson’s Brother passed. A card was sent.
Bill Olmstead passed away this morning. A card will be sent.
Kids Easter Egg Hunt: Sign-up sheet will be taken down on Sat. April 13. We will set up an Egg Stuffing get together and post it on the board soon. (tentatively Thursday before the Party) 7:00 pm.
Spring Fling/ Meat raffle: Tickets are at the bar! Raffle is all day 1 pm. -til closing, with DJ Blaze to start at 6pm- til closing (Bartender’s discretion).
Golf Tournament: The date, 7/20, and checking on cost with the Golf club. We will put a sign- up sheet on the board for anyone interested in playing so we know if this will happen.
4/14 ~ Livingston County Trap League Summer League begins
4/20 ~ Kids Easter Egg Hunt -1-3 pm w/ a visit from the Easter Bunny
4/27~ Pheasants Forever Youth Day
5/18 ~ Spring Fling / Meat Raffles- 1-close, w/ DJ Blaze 6-close
6/ 15 ~ Ride with Superman Benefit
7/20 ~ HFGC Golf Tournament -details TBA
8/4 ~ LCTL Shoot w/Breakfast $7.00, 8-12 pm.
8/24 ~ Sportsman Gun Raffle – 1-5 pm.
9/8 ~ LCTL Shoot w/ Breakfast $7.00, 8-12 pm.
9/11, 14 ~ Hunter’s Safety Classes
10/19 ~ Adults Halloween Party- 8 pm-12 am w/ OPEN G
10/26 ~ Kids Halloween Party -1 to 3 pm
12/14 ~ Kids Christmas Party -1 to 3 pm w/ a visit from Santa
12/14 ~ Adults Christmas Party -8 pm-12 am w/ CONTRABAND
T-shirts: T-shirts are in and for Sale!!
April Postcard: We will be sending out postcard in first weeks of April. Mark & Gen Bushie are Working on it!
Horseshoe League: The Membership & Bondholders will split the cost of the Alcohol permits to allow the Horseshoe players to drink outside at the pits, Steve May advised the League starts May 22- August 28. They are looking for players! Mark Bushie to put the info on the website & Facebook.
Closing Of club- The club has asked for Judy resignation. So, in the interim We are opening up on a shorten schedule; Wed-Sat, 4-Close (10:00 or later if there are people here). for a while to make changes on how it’s run, and do an extensive cleaning and repair of the kitchen.
Shooting ranges are only open when the club is open!
Tom Beers advised we will need to find a new place to buy our Diesel fuel. Grace is working on this.
Craig Judd spoke that the labels on the - shirts says, “Made in Honduras”.
The Printing company assures him they are Made in USA. He is checking with them to confirm the labels read “Made in USA” or any future orders!
50/50 raffle drawing of $97.00, and the Winner was Loreli Deets. She donated her $49.00 to the Easter Egg fund.
Reviewed the minutes for info only.
(Motion to adjourn) Loreli Deets, 2nd_Mike Sweeney, AIF.
Meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.
Respectfully submitted by Gen Bushie, Secretary to the Membership.