2015 Youth Shoot / BSA Merit Badge

SASI will be sponsoring it's annual Youth Shoot, for ALL boys and girls, ages 12~17, on Saturday, April 11th, at Old Bethpage R&P Club, located at 70 Kean St., West Babylon. The event also qualifies for the BSA Rifle Merit Badge, for those attendees who are Boy Scouts. Anyone who has previously attended or qualified should not attend, as space is limited and should be allocated only to those who have not previously attended or qualified.

There are no costs to the attendees, although preregistration is required. The class is limited, to 39 youngsters and fills, to capacity, every year. So, get your registration forms completed and submitted, as soon as possible. The required registration form is attached, as a PDF. That Parental Consent and Registration form MUST BE notarized.

Attendees are expected to arrive, not later than 8:45am, after having had a substantial breakfast, at home.

The only adults allowed to attend are those who are BSA Scout Masters or Ass't Scout Masters, who are attending with BSA troop members. Only one adult, per troop, may attend and that adult must complete and return the Hold Harmless Agreement, also attached, as a PDF.

All equipment will be provided, at no cost, as will lunch and soft drinks.

The morning will be spent in the classroom, taking a basic firearms safety course, after which a lunch, consisting of pizza and soft drinks, will be served. After lunch, the youngsters will return to the classroom, after which they will be brought downstairs, to the range, in groups of 13, for one-on-one, hands-on shooting instruction, with experienced instructors.

The participants will be able to take home their targets, their ear plugs and a course completion certificate.  

Fishing tournament


The 2nd Annual Flanders' Men’s Club  Weakfish, Bluefish, Fluke Tournament and Striped Bass Calcutta
May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014
The Flanders' Men’s Club will be hosting their 2nd annual Weakfish, Bluefish Fluke Tournament and Striped Bass Calcutta, beginning Friday May 16 at 5 PM, through Sunday afternoon May 18 at 1 PM. This tournament is a continuation of the very popular Riverhead Sportsman Peconic Bay Tournament, which was an east end institution for over 30 years. Fishing is open to the waters of the East End.
Prizes include Cash Awards and Fishing Poles for adult categories and trophies for the kids, plus bragging rights for the year for what is widely thought to be the first tournament of the east end season. The tournament will kick off Thursday night May 15th with a Captain’s Meeting at the Flanders Mens Club at 7 PM. The fishing action concludes at 1 PM Sunday followed by a fairly famous Flanders Mens Club Chicken Bar-B-Que at 3 PM. There will be over 50 raffles prizes so it will be hard for anyone not to go away a winner.
Entry fees are $25 per adult and $10 for juniors which includes the Chicken BBQ Awards Dinner. BBQ only tickets only are $15 for any landlubbers who want to join in the festivities. There are prizes for first, second and third place for each the weakfish, bluefish and fluke categories with both and adult and junior (12 and under) division. The back by popular demand Striped Bass Calcutta is an additional $20 per participating angler and is winner take all for the largest fish.
Entry Forms are available at Warren’s Bait & Tackle, Aquebogue, Edwards Sports, Riverhead, White Water Outfitters, Hampton Bays, Haskell’s Bait & Tackle, East Quogue, and East End Bait & Tackle, Hampton Bays. The official weigh in station is at the Flanders Men’s Club, 1018 Flanders Road.
For additional information contact the Flanders Men’s Club at 631 727 9746 or Mark Hodun, 631 813 0279 or Bob Glinski, 631 728 5761.


David Willmott Jr