Birchwood Sportsman's Club June 2014
BIRCHWOOD SPORTSMAN'S CLUB
PO BOX 231
BIRCHWOOD, WI 54817
Oct. 23, 2012: The Fall Dinner-Gun Raffle was held at the Tagalong Golf Course. This was the first year for the Fall Dinner-Gun Raffle. We felt it was a success and would like to thank all the guests that attended. Without your support and the support of local businesses we could not accomplish our goals.

Aug. 25, 2012: S.C.O.P.E. Hunter Education Youth Day was held at Summit Lake Game Farm. This was a day when the young Hunter Education graduates from the Sawyer County programs enjoyed a day of learning about and experiencing the outdoor sports. The Birchwood Sportsman's Club is a S.C.O.P.E. sponsor.

June 1, 2012: A George Mattis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two Birchwood High School students. Karl Kristensen and Kirsten Henk both received a $500.00 scholarship award. These two $500.00 scholarship awards are for continued education.

Ed Hoge passed away July 20, 2012. Ed was a long time member of the Birchwood Sportsman's Club and an instructor for Birchwood Hunter's Education/Safety. Ed will be greatly missed by all of us.
Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month.
Please attend, your input will be appreciated. Contact Dale Case for further information at 715-205-5245.

Meeting Dates for 2014: Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11.
ED HOGE (1941-2012)
Feb. 19, 2013: The Spring Dinner-Gun Raffle was held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. There was a good turn-out. The club appreciates the support of the guest and the local support for our club. Thank you all.
HISTORY
Club participation protects our outdoor heritage
Aug. 24, 2013: S.C.O.P.E. (Sawyer County Outdoor Projects and Education) Family Fun Day at Summit Lake Game Farm. Hunter Education/Safety students and adults had a chance to learn and experience many of the outdoor activities available to the area. The Birchwood Sportsman's Club is a S.C.O.P.E. sponsor.
October 15, 2013: The Birchwood Sportsman's Club Fall Dinner-Gun Raffle was held at Tagalong. Sixty guests had the opportunity to win from the thirty gun selection. This is a great benefit for the club and a great time for everyone that attends. Hope to see you there next time.
April 13, 2013: Hunter's Education/Safety class graduated. The class enjoyed a range day shooting .22 rifles and shotguns. Demonstrations were presented on muzzleloader and high powered rifles. Lunch was furnished by the Birchwood Sportsman's Club.
June 7, 2013: A George Mattis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two Birchwood High School students. Rhianna Miles and Auston Cherney both received a $500.00 scholarship award. These two $500.00 scholarship awards are for continued education.
MARCH 11, 2014: The Birchwood Sportsman's Club had their 26th annual Spring Dinner-Gun Raffle. The dinner was held at Tagalong. One hundred guest attended and had an opportunity to win from the 50 gun selection. There was good food, lots of prizes and a great time.
Meeting Dates for 2015: Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10.
MAY 3, 2014: The Birchwood Hunter Safety/Education class held graduation and range day on May 3. There were 29 students in the class ranging in age from 11 to 71 years. Range day included .22 rifle shooting, clay pigeon shooting, demonstration on high power rifles, demonstration on muzzle loaders, and basic compass usage. After the graduation a lunch of hotdogs, beans, chips and pop was served. Food was supplied by the Birchwood Sportsman's Club. T-A-B-K
June 6, 2014: A George Mattis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two Birchwood High School students. Jacob Schmitz and Taylor Hartung both received a $500.00 scholarship award. These two $500.00 scholarship awards are for continued education.
EVENTS TO WATCH FOR:

AUG. 23, 2014: S.C.O.P.E.
family fun day for youth and adults. See S.C.O.P.E. website for more details. http://www.sawyercountyoutdoors.com/Events.html

OCT. 2014: Fall Dinner-Gun Raffle. Watch your mail for an invitation. Ask to be put on the list. Previous guests have the first opportunity to attend.