Welcome to Elmore Conservation Club
***APRIL MEMBER MEETING***
Yes folks, we will be having a regular Member’s meeting on Monday April 5, 2021 at 7pm.
All those interested in becoming new members are invited to attend.
Please wait outside until a little before 7pm as we will be holding an Officer’s and Trustee’s meeting before the regular member’s meeting.
If the weather is nice, we might even hold the meeting outside. We will observe social distancing.
Currently there is a 50% chance of rain Monday.
Okay Members, coming in April. We will begin mowing grass sometime near the end of April. Anyone needing “WORK HOURS” please sign up to mow. Contact us through private message on Facebook or the “contact us” link on the website WWW.ElmoreCC.com. It takes a few hours to mow each week so you can get your work hours done long before the end of the year if you help out even every other week or so.
Mowing will generally will be done on Tuesday mornings to avoid conflicts with anyone wanting to use the range. If you can’t make it on a Tuesday morning we’ll see if we can make other arrangements, especially if there is postponement for rain or other unforeseen problem.
Again, please sign up and be sure you show up if you do. Sometimes the mowing crew gets short and officers and trustees end up doing it and we don’t need the hours, so we’re doing easy work you could do instead of paying for the hours.
We also have no idea if there will be any gun shows this year so mowing may be one of the few sure opportunities to get your work hours other than some work parties we will be planning.
*** JOB LIST FOR WORK HOURS ***
1. Repair shooting benches as needed.
The benches on the ground need repair. Find parts in the garage.
2. Build target boards.
The boards that hang in the bunkers that you attach targets to need to be made. parts are in the garage. There are instructions on the wall left of the large sliding door.
3. Clean coffee pots in the club house.
4. Clean inside of club house (wipe down surfaces mostly, other lite cleaning).
This needs to be done before trap can resume. So the starting November 4 through the 10th, that needs to be done. Supplies are in the club house. This needs to be supervised by Bud Cooper so let us know if you intend to do this.
5. Paint the club sign on the road side of the garage.
The paints are in the garage on the rolling bench and are water based for clean up. The sign needs to be freshened up.
The combo to the garage is the same as the other combos.
6. Paint the range open/closed sign by the platform.
Same as 5.
7. Paint the green siding on the garage Lite Blue to match the rest of the garage.
Again, paints are in the Garage. Please let us know if you plan to do the painting so we can be there to give more precise instructions.
We’ll will be calling members that have not done work hours to see if they want to do these. If you plan to go, let us know through a PM on Facebook or email from the website. They’re all fairly lite work.
These projects need to be done before it gets real cold. For those that haven’t paid your 2020 work hours yet, you can get the hours in doing some of these chores.
*** Here’s the official guidelines of the CDC ***
Follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Public Health to protect themselves and their families:
Frequently wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, if soap is not available, use an alcohol based hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Stay home when you are sick
Practice social distancing: even if you are not sick, work from home if your employer offers telework; minimize contact (such as avoid shaking hands), avoid large gatherings
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
Don’t use a face mask unless you are sick or if you are a caregiver
Call your doctor, local clinic, or hospital if you suspect you have symptoms
Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms including:
Shortness of breath
Seek medical attention immediately if you develop emergency warning signs:
Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
New confusion or inability to arouse
Bluish lips or face
Older adults appear to be twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness. If you or those you care for are at higher risk and live in an area with ongoing community spread of COVID-19, you should:
Stay at home as much as possible
Keep away from others who are sick
Limit close contact with others
Wash your hands often.
*** Fun Night / Open House PUBLIC WELCOME ***
*** Trap ***
Trap will resume on November 11, 2020.
Join us if you’d like, this is open to the public.
Elmore Conservation club has trap every Wednesday starting at 4 pm.
Come sharpen your bird skills.
$4.00 per round. Shoot 10 rounds and get a round free.
***MOWING FOR WORK HOURS*** ***EVERY TUESDAY AT 9:00 AM***
***Portage river flood stage data***
Check this link if you think the range might be covered with water. If you’d like to monitor these levels yourself, you can access it from this link, just copy and paste in your browser.
Levels at Woodville – https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=04195500
Levels at Elmore – https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=04195820
***Checkout the new calendar page here