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  • 08/17/2020 7:55 PM | Admin (Administrator)

    Setup for the Target Sports Central Indiana USPSA Championship at Atlanta CC will begin on Thursday August 20. 

    Bays will be closed off to member use as follows. 

    Thursday, Aug, 20

    Bay 8 – Closed with the exception of the plate rack. (cordoned off area is closed, do not shoot the stage setup)

    Bay 7 – Closed with the exception of the plate rack. (cordoned off area is closed, do not shoot the stage setup)

    Bay 6 – Closed

    Bay 5 – Closed

    Friday, Aug. 21

    Bay 8 – Closed with the exception of the plate rack. (cordoned off area is closed, please do not shoot the stage setup)

    Bay 7 - Closed with the exception of the plate rack. (cordoned off area is closed, please do not shoot the stage setup)

    Bay 6 – Closed

    Bay 5 – Closed

    Bay 4 – Closed

    Bay 3 – Closed

    Bay 2 – Closed

    Bay 1 – Closed

     

    Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23

    Range Closed

    We know that this is an inconvenience to the membership.  But the logistics of hoisting an 8-stage match requires considerably more time and effort but also offers the opportunity to help fund the CC to keep facilities nice and membership cost down.

    Thank you for not damaging the stages set up and we would like to invite all members to shoot the match. It will be very enjoyable, and you could win a brand-new AR 15 Donated by Target Sports in Sheridan Indiana.  

    Thank you for your understanding.  

    Best

    The Board of Directors


  • 07/30/2020 10:37 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    The range will be closed on Monday August 3rd from 9a-noon for maintenance on the bays to control the weeds.   

  • 03/26/2020 6:47 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    Gov. Holcolm issued an executive order ordering Hoosier to remain at home and closing nonessential business to slow the spread of COVID-19.  The order allows for outdoor activities.

    The Atlanta Conservation Club range will remain open.

    However, matches are cancelled until further notice and the Board meeting scheduled for April 13 is also cancelled.  

    Please practice good hygiene and social distancing.  Stay safe.  Stay healthy. 

    The ACC Board


  • 03/16/2020 10:59 PM | Admin (Administrator)

    The ACC Board of Directors has suspended matches until further notice, following the recommendations of federal and state government officials that no events of more that 10 people take place to help flatten the curve of Corvid-19 spread.. These are unusual times that require us to follow the recommendations experts on the virus.  This was a hard decision in the interest of our members safety. 

    The board will continue to evaluate the situation and resume matches as soon as possible.

    We are sorry for the inconvenience, but we are taking this action in helping stem the spread of the virus.

    The range remains open for members to use.

    Be safe.



  • 02/09/2020 11:25 AM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)


    Due to construction of the clubhouse at the range, we will be holding our meeting of the Board of Directors at the Tipton County 4H fairgrounds. This is approximately 4 miles north of the range. 

     

    Date: Monday, Feb 10, 2020

    Time: 7p

    Location: 1200 S Main St (HWY 19)

    Tipton, IN 46072

    Link to Google Maps for Meeting Location 
  • 11/21/2019 3:52 PM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)

    Jeff Detrick and Lou Peragallo were elected to fill the two open seats during the annual Board of Directors Election.  

    We'd like to thank long-time member Jim Barbour for his service as a member of the board.    

  • 11/12/2019 6:25 PM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)

    The Board Election has been rescheduled for Monday Nov. 18, 2919 at 7p in the Clubhouse


    ACC Board of Directors Election

    The annual Board of Director Election will take place Monday November 18 at 7pm in the Clubhouse. There are two openings on the board. The terms of both Jim Barbour and Lou Peragallo expire at the end of the year. Lou is eligible to run for reelectionThis is your chance to select your voice on the board.

    There are three candidates for the open two positions. They are Jeff DetrickLou Peragallo and Katie Riley. Their nominee statements can be found on the club's website

    Nominee Statements

    Chance to win a GLOCK at the board meeting!

    Thanks to the GLOCK Sports Shooting Foundation match held at the Club in October, there will be a drawing only for those in attendance for a GLOCK Certificate. Tickets will be $20 each. So you not only get a chance to select who is on the board, you will also have a chance to win a GLOCK pistol.


  • 11/04/2019 3:40 PM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)

    ACC Board of Directors Election

    The annual Board of Director Election will take place Monday November 11 at 7pm in the Clubhouse. There are two openings on the board. The terms of both Jim Barbour and Lou Peragallo expire at the end of the year. Lou is eligible to run for reelectionThis is your chance to select your voice on the board.

    There are three candidates for the open two positions. They are Jeff DetrickLou Peragallo and Katie Riley. Their nominee statements are included at the bottom of the newsletter.


    Chance to win a GLOCK at the board meeting!

    Thanks to the GLOCK Sports Shooting Foundation match held at the Club in October, there will be a drawing only for those in attendance for a GLOCK Certificate. Tickets will be $20 each. So you not only get a chance to select who is on the board, you will also have a chance to win a GLOCK pistol.


    Ammunition Warning!  Geco

    A new danger to our club’s steel targets has emerged in the last couple of months: steel core pistol ammo. “Geco” is the headstamp I have been seeing, but likely there are others. While perfectly safe for use on paper and cardboard targets, any steel contained in the bullet when it hits a steel target will leave a crater* in the target. Even more concerning is the possibility that the “steel core” part of the bullet may bounce straight back at you, instead of splattering on the target like lead does.

    Again, this is pistol ammo (Steel core rifle ammo is more common).   

    It may not be advertised as steel core. Find a good magnet and check the tips of all your pistol ammo. 

    Label any you should happen to find as “CARDBOARD ONLY”. Like a tornado; rare, but hazardous.

    Lastly, at ACC, no rifle shots at steel targets are allowed, even at your steel. No shotgun slugs at steel.

    Steel targets are safe, but only if used correctly. Kind of like guns.

    *Craters in steel targets make the targets far more hazardous to use, as the normal lead bullets will no longer splatter safely left/right/up/down, as they do on a good flat steel target; but instead will make tiny U-turns in each of the craters, and will ricochet back at you.

    Thank you

    Eric Welsh

    ACC President and Secretary

    SCSA MD at ACC

    GSSF VC at ACC

    765.425.1164


    Membership Renewals

    For those who have renewed you membership of 2020, we thank you.

    If you’ve not renewed your membership yet, you should have received a renewal reminder on Nov. 1 via email.  You will receive another on Dec. 1.  Memberships expire at the end of the year.

    The email will include a link to the club website where you can pay your dues by credit card. You can also go to your profile page (located at icon at the upper right of the screen). You can also print a membership card or save it to your phone.  

    If you've not logged in to the new site, you can use your email address to log in to your member profile:

    {Contact_Email}

    If this is your first time logging in, please use the following link to reset your password:

    Click here to Reset Password

    An email will be sent to you to reset your password.

    Once you've logged in, you will be prompted to accept the terms and conditions. Then, you can go into your profile and update and verify your contact information.

    We encourage you to renew early.  Beat the holiday rush!

    Click here renew your membership

    Follow suggested actions on your profile screen.


    Club Donations

    Several members have inquired about making a donation to the club in addition to their membership dues. Some because they aren’t able to pitch in during work parties or just to offer additional support of our first-class facility and the great programs we offer.

    We have set up a page on the Club Website to make it easy.  Just follow this link.

    Contributions

    Thank you for your generosity!


    Plate Rack Notes

    I have repaired the plate racks. If you find a broken bolt, or the pull lever acting up, either fix it or tell somebody (you can always use the “Contact Us” link on the Website).

    We have someone who continues to shoot at the guard plate that sits in front of the tire on the older plate racks. I hope they are not missing the plates that bad?

    Anyways, please keep cans of Black and White spray-paint with you so you can paint up the racks when you are finished. As sportsmen, we want to keep them lasting a long time. 

    Jim Barbour


    BOD Nominee Statements

    Hello ACC members!  

    My name is Jeff Detrick and I am running for the board of directors on Nov 11th. I am running for the BoD because I have a strong passion for introducing new shooters to the sport, and I believe that introducing people to shooting is the only way to preserve the second amendment for future generations. 

    In addition to the shooting sports, I dedicate myself to training as a responsibly armed citizen. I feel our facility is one of the best places in the Midwest for this type of training. I see ACC as being a Go-To Destination for people looking for quality, accountable training to enhance their day to day lives and be able to test those skills through the matches we hold weekly in various disciplines.  My vision is to expand the opportunities for training at the club for those new in their journey, and challenge those further along to enhance their skill set. 

    I encourage our members to introduce someone unfamiliar to shooting to our facility and be an advocate in your community. The second amendment is for every citizen regardless of race, sex, religion, or political affiliation, and the only way 2A will survive is to educate those around us. Be solutionaries!

    Thank you for considering me when you vote on Nov 11th. 

    See you on the range!

    -Jeff Detrick

    My name is Lou Peragallo.  I am married with two daughters, am retired and live in Westfield.  I have been a member of Atlanta Conservation Club for 6 years.  I currently serve on the Board of Directors as your Vice President.  I also serve as the New Member Director.  I compete in USPSA, Steel Challenge while my prime interest is IDPA.  I am an IDPA Chief Safety Officer and travel the country competing in many events. 

    As a member of your board I strive to protect the interests of our members by ensuring a safe and secure environment at the club.  I work with the board to maintain and improve conditions at the facility while promoting all shooting sports.  I believe an active club makes an impact in protecting our 2nd Amendment rights. 

    I appreciate your support for my re-election to the board.

    Lou Peragallo

    My name is Katie Riley.    I first became aware of ACC about 4 years ago during a presentation about shooting sports and opportunities that existed.  It took me about another year after that before I really began to explore what ACC had to offer and start becoming a member of our wonderful range family.  Three years ago I started shooting IDPA at ACC and that introduced me to our membership and may more opportunities.  I officially joined the ACC family 2 years ago.  I am a USCCA certified firearms instructor, NRA safety officer, and IDPA safety officer.  I also had the opportunity to spend 2 years in leadership in the Westfield, IN chapter of the Well Armed Woman.  As ACC moves forward into the coming years, I'd like to see us explore options to further engage women & youth into shooting and the shooting sports.  Demographically, women are one of the quickest growing segments in the firearms industry, and many of them are looking for opportunities to learn, practice, and grow.  Youth are always the future of shooting & the shooting sports; the hobby / lifestyle / past-time of shooting won't continue without them to bolster it forward.

    Outside of shooting, I'm a technical program lead and technical program manager for BorgWarner (in Noblesville), currently working on the production launch of an electric motor of a hybrid vehicle.  Other hobbies (outside of shooting) include quilting, reading, and spending as much time with family as possible.

    Katie Riley


  • 10/25/2019 10:05 PM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)

    The USPSA match for Saturday and Sunday has been cancelled.  Bays 1, and 7-9 are open for members on both days.  

  • 10/23/2019 3:52 PM | Michael Conroy (Administrator)

    BOD elections will take place on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7pm.

    There are four nominees for the two open positions.  You must be in attendance to vote.

    Nominee Statements

    Jeff Detrick

    Hello ACC members!

    My name is Jeff Detrick and I am running for the board of directors on Nov 11th. I am running for the BoD because I have a strong passion for introducing new shooters to the sport, and I believe that introducing people to shooting is the only way to preserve the second amendment for future generations. 

    In addition to the shooting sports, I dedicate myself to training as a responsibly armed citizen. I feel our facility is one of the best places in the Midwest for this type of training. I see ACC as being a Go-To Destination for people looking for quality, accountable training to enhance their day to day lives and be able to test those skills through the matches we hold weekly in various disciplines.  My vision is to expand the opportunities for training at the club for those new in their journey, and challenge those further along to enhance their skill set. 

    I encourage our members to introduce someone unfamiliar to shooting to our facility and be an advocate in your community. The second amendment is for every citizen regardless of race, sex, religion, or political affiliation, and the only way 2A will survive is to educate those around us. Be solutionaries!

    Thank you for considering me when you vote on Nov 11th. 

    See you on the range!

    Jeff Detrick


    Lou Peragallo

    My name is Lou Peragallo.  I am married with two daughters, am retired and live in Westfield.  I have been a member of Atlanta Conservation Club for 6 years.  I currently serve on the Board of Directors as your Vice President.  I also serve as the New Member Director.  I compete in USPSA, Steel Challenge while my prime interest is IDPA.  I am an IDPA Chief Safety Officer and travel the country competing in many events. 

    As a member of your board I strive to protect the interests of our members by ensuring a safe and secure environment at the club.  I work with the board to maintain and improve conditions at the facility while promoting all shooting sports.  I believe an active club makes an impact in protecting our 2nd Amendment rights. 

    I appreciate your support for my re-election to the board.

    Lou Peragallo


    Katie Riley

    My name is Katie Riley.    I first became aware of ACC about 4 years ago during a presentation about shooting sports and opportunities that existed.  It took me about another year after that before I really began to explore what ACC had to offer and start becoming a member of our wonderful range family.  Three years ago I started shooting IDPA at ACC and that introduced me to our membership and may more opportunities.  I officially joined the ACC family 2 years ago.  I am a USCCA certified firearms instructor, NRA safety officer, and IDPA safety officer.  I also had the opportunity to spend 2 years in leadership in the Westfield, IN chapter of the Well Armed Woman.  As ACC moves forward into the coming years, I'd like to see us explore options to further engage women & youth into shooting and the shooting sports.  Demographically, women are one of the quickest growing segments in the firearms industry, and many of them are looking for opportunities to learn, practice, and grow.  Youth are always the future of shooting & the shooting sports; the hobby / lifestyle / past-time of shooting won't continue without them to bolster it forward.

    Outside of shooting, I'm a technical program lead and technical program manager for BorgWarner (in Noblesville), currently working on the production launch of an electric motor of a hybrid vehicle.  Other hobbies (outside of shooting) include quilting, reading, and spending as much time with family as possible.

    Katie Riley


    John Zerbo

    My name is John Zerbo and I was recently nominated for the ACC Board of Directors. I have been a member at Atlanta for 2 years. Before I came to Atlanta I was a member at Elwood CC. I made the move mainly because I thought Atlanta was a much better fit from a security and operational procedures point, also gun safety is foremost at ACC.

    I'm retired from Emerson Appliance Controls a division Emerson Electric Co. I was with the company for 33 years in various management positions. During this time the company was owned by 6 different parent companies. I learned early in my career to be flexible and respect others point of view and goals that were set for employees. Sometimes these changes were not the changes that I thought were best but I was willing to give them a try and earn the respect of others within the company.

    If I'm elected to the ACC Board I will bring these same values and flexibility with me to be a team player. Being retired I will have the time to accomplish whatever is needed.

    I respectfully ask for your vote,

    John Zerbo


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