2013 4th Quarter Newsletter

Membership Meetings

Meetings are held the 3 Monday of the month. Please try to attend & offer your voice & ideas.  This is your club! Meet your fellow enthusiasts.  Next meetings: 11/18, 12/16, 1/20 @ 7:30 pm. Come on an empty stomach, there is always a good meal afterwards. $1 beers!! 50/50 raffle!!

Fund Raiser: $5 Gun Raffle

  • Our gun raffle drawing will be held at the upcoming 12/16 meeting. Please be sure to turn in both sold and unsold tickets on or before the December meeting.
  • Prizes: Choice of one: Remington 700 SPS MOBU, your choice of caliber or $500 cash. A second and third prize of $50 and $25 will also be drawn.
  • See Jim Bugenhagen @ the club if you have tickets to return or need tickets.
  • We will only be selling 500 tickets.
  • Remember each member is required to sell at least 2 tickets.


  • Membership applications can be printed from the BVCS web site <a href="" http:="" bostonvalleycs.com""="">http://bostonvalleycs.com and sent to Joe Jemiolo.

What's happening @ your club?

Election Day

Is Nov. 5th.  Please make an effort to vote for those who will protect our 2nd amendment rights.

Mark your calendar

Our Annual Installation Dinner and Chinese Auction will be held January 18th, 2014.  Please see Jim Bugenhagen for tickets.  A nominal fee of $10 per person will cover your dinner and drinks.

Election results

Board members are as follows: President - Jim Bugenhagen, Secretary - Terri Plunkett, Treasurer - Isabelle Schmitt, Vice Presidents - Joe Jemiolo, Dave Brooks, Scott Klubek and Paul Rosiek.


Will be presented and available for payment at the upcoming July 15 meeting. Payment may be made that night and would save additional time and cost of mailing.

Trap League

The Fall Trap League ended Oct. 17 . Forty shooters participated including 3 ladies and 6 juniors.  The Fall League party was held Oct. 20 with 41 attending and a great time was had by all. League hi gun: Mike Moran, League hi handicap: Dan Hoelscher, League hi lady: Joanne Mentlewski, League hi junior: Howie Hoelscher. Thanks to all of those that put the effort in to run the league. The WNY Winter League will shoot at BVCS on Sunday, Nov. 24th and Sunday, Dec. 1st. Any and all help will be well received. The Trap Committee has offered to fund the food to be prepared and sold by the 4-H Young Guns for this event. An early ‘thank you’ to the 4-H’ers.


The Fall league has started in September on Thursday evenings. Three relays per night, 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm.  See the schedule at the end of the newsletter.

Suburban Pistol

Has started on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.  See schedule posted at the end of the newsletter.

Open Shooting

Tuesday nights; doors open @ 7pm. $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Bring a friend. Please be aware that non-members must fill out a one-time waiver. Forms are on hand at the range.

Air Pistol

We’ll be shooting Air Pistol on the second Monday of the month at 7pm and the fourth Monday at 7:30pm. The cost is $4 per night. If you would like to try Air Pistol and don’t have equipment or have questions call Jerry and Betty Dobson at 867-4814. For an additional $2 they can provide you with a loaner air pistol and pellets. It’s a lot of fun, good practice, and a pistol permit is not required. Air Pistol schedule: Nov. 11 7pm, Nov. 25 7:30 pm, Dec. 9 7pm, Jan. 13 7 pm, Jan 27th 7:30 pm, Feb. 10 7 pm, Feb. 24 7:30pm, Mar. 10 7pm, Mar. 24 7:30 pm, April 14 7 pm, April 28 7:30pm.

Young Guns

Meetings have resumed on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm. Young Guns is growing by leaps and bounds....it is closed to new membership for the rest of this year, but we will start a first come, first serve waiting list. We are always looking for more instructors. To become a 4-H certified instructor, you are required to attend a camp (usually the first weekend in June). Cost is $75, but Boston Valley Young Guns will pay the fee. Anyone interested, please call Howard @ 649-3432.

Sporter Rifle

Will resume next winter on Wednesday evenings when Suburban Pistol is over.

Free Pistol

  • 60 shots for score but time is given for sighter shots
  • Any 22 LR pistol with open sights is allowed
  • Any questions in regards to Air Pistol or Free Pistol see Betty or Jerry Dobson or call 648-2205 or 867-4814 for more information
  • FREE PISTOL: 4th Monday of each month at 6pm beginning November 25th. The remainder of the schedule is Jan. 27th, Feb. 24th, Mar. 24th, and Apr. 28th..


We try to keep the website as current as possible. Please check it out as it has a calendar of events posted as well as the newsletter and other information. https://bostonvalleycs.com Information that a member wishes to be included in the quarterly newsletter should be emailed to Mary Beth Rosiek at rosiek56@gmail.com. The deadline for the next newsletter information is January 6, 2014. Emails needed for the newsletter – If you wish to receive the newsletter via email please send your email address to rosiek56@gmail.com to be added to the list of contacts. Copies of the current newsletter are available at the club or on the website.


Erie County SCOPE Chapter holds monthly meetings every 3rd Thursday of the month. Meetings begin at 7pm at ‘The Chicken Coop’, VFW Post 8113, 299 Lydecker Rd. in West Seneca. Located at the intersection where East & West Rd. ends at Lydecker.