The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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March 3, 2013

Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Critters, critters everywhere!

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n Try It B4 You Buy It. Amboy Rifle Club will be hold a “Try It B4 You Buy It Event on March 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at its clubhouse, located at 100 Hawthorne Drive in Conneaut. The cost is $20 per participant and this will get you the following: Each participant will be allowed to shoot 5 rounds from 3 separate caliber handguns, 15 rounds, total. The firing range will be under the supervision of a NRA Certified Range Safety Officer at all times. Snacks and hot food will be available in the kitchen for a nominal fee. No personal firearms will be allowed. Participants must be 21 years old, no exceptions.

The purpose of this event is to give prospective gun owners or gun owners who want another caliber or type of firearm a chance to, “Try it B4 You Buy It”. Each participant will be given the opportunity to shoot 3 separate caliber handguns. This is not a firearm-training course and no personal firearms will be allowed at this event. Women and new shooters are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Dennis Woodard 645-9698 or Teresa Paone at 813-5648 or go to www.amboyrifleclub.com.

n The Amboy Sharp Shooters 4H Club will be holding its annual registration on March 23, 2013 at the Amboy Rifle Club from 9 a.m. till noon. This will be you opportunity to sign up for this year’s 4H Club featuring the discipline’s of Rifle and Archery. For more information call 344-6208 or email amboysharps@gmail.com.

n Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting. Lyme disease...what is it? How do you get it? How do you treat it? How do you prevent it? These questions will be discussed in an open to the public forum on Saturday, March 16, 2013 hosted by Lyme Bites, a Lyme Disease Support Group. This event will be held at Jefferson Health Care’s (Jefferson Geriatric) conference room located 222 East Beech St., Jefferson,. Please park in the back and enter through the Dialysis doors. The meeting is free of charge and open to the public. Medical personnel and support givers are encouraged to attend. Reservations are not required but appreciated. For more information, contact Janine Kirby at 858-2614.

n Jefferson Nazarene, wild game dinner, March 14, 2013. Call 576-6556 for more information.

n ODNR Division of Watercraft is conducting a Boaters Education Class at: Great Lakes Outdoor Supply 14908 North State Ave. (Rt. 608) Middlefield on March 4, 11 and 18, from 6-9 p.m. All 3 classes are mandatory call to register for the class 964-0518. A $5 fee for material will be in place.

Remember, pass it on or it will surely pass on.

Sunderlin is a freelance writer from Geneva. Reach him at djss@roadrunner.com.

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