2016 Spring Newsletter

Membership Meetings

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of the month. Please try to attend & offer your voice & ideas. This is your club!  Meet your fellow enthusiasts.  Next meetings: 4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18 @ 7:30 pm.  Come on an empty stomach, there is always a good meal afterwards. $2 beers!! 50/50 raffle!!

Fund Raiser: $5 Gun Raffle

  • Gun raffle tickets are available at the club or contact Jim Bugenhagen at 200-3466. The raffle will be held May 16th at our membership meeting. First prize is the SCOPE 50 year anniversary Remington 870 20 ga. or $500 cash. Second prize is $50 and third prize is $25. Only 500 tickets are to be sold. Please be sure to return all unsold tickets to the club by May 16th.


  • We have decided to run another membership drive beginning April 1st through July 31st. Dues for new members that currently belong to the NRA are $50. Non NRA members will need to add an additional $40 for their NRA membership.
  • Membership applications can be printed from the BVCS web site http://bostonvalleycs.com.  Dave Brooks, our membership chairman, may be reached at 649-8792 or email at daveb45cal[at]yahoo[dot]com.

What's happening @ your club?


With enough participation we are looking forward to our Fall Pistol League beginning in September. More information will be posted in future Newsletters.

Trap League

Spring trap started March 20th. The 3rd week started April 10th. Since that time we have had only 3 days of decent shooting weather. This, up until now has kept attendance pretty low. With the coming of better weather the week of. April 11th and on, hopefully things will pick up. There is still much time left to come out and participate. A shooter has until April 28th to catch up all of their needed scores. As always, all are welcome to participate at any time, league, practice, or help out when needed. THANX; Trap Person.

Suburban Pistol

Our league ended in March. We should have final results at our April meeting. We’ll start back up in September. More information and schedules will be posted in future Newsletters.

Open Pistol Shooting

Tuesday nights; doors open @ 7pm. Members’ range fee is $3 and nonmembers’ fee is $7 per night. All are welcome but we encourage frequent non-members to become members and support the club. Please be aware that non-members must fill out a one-time waiver. Forms are on hand at the range.

BVCS Light Rifle & Heavy Rifle Matches

Spring matches are under way with one remaining match on April 20th. Questions? Contact Jerry or Betty Dobson 867-4814.

Air Pistol

The 2016 air pistol schedule will begin on Wednesdays in August. Relays start at 7 pm. Cost is $4 per relay. Pellets are available to purchase as needed. If you need to borrow an air pistol please call prior to the match, 867-4814. Distance is 33 feet. After sighter shots, 40 shots are taken for the record. Dates are as follows: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Sept. 7, 14, 21 Pizza party will be held after the match on Sept. 21st. Any questions call Jerry & Betty Dobson 867-4814.

Young Guns

For information on Young Guns contact Howard Hoelscher at 649-3432.


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


The next Newsletter will be out in mid April. The deadline for information will be July 8th, 2016. Please email information you would like to have published, or to add or remove your email address please email Mary Beth Rosiek at rosiek56[at]gmail[dot]com. 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.

Erie County Chapter

Carl Leas Chairman carlpride[at]msn.com 716-656-0350

Herb Berry, Treasurer hsberry1[at]localnet.com 716-825-4174

Frain Boncore, Secretary frankboncore[at]hotmail.com 716-674-3523

Please show your support for your 2nd amendment rights with your membership to the NRA and SCOPE. There are many links through these organizations to support your gun rights. Be pro-active in contacting your politicians.