JULY 15, 2017
SPORTING CLAYS FUNDRAISER
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTICIPANTS AND DONORS!
Our first fundraiser was a success and we have all our participants, volunteers, and donors to thank for coming out, contributing, and working hard in the heat all day!
Sincere thanks goes to Shady Grove Kennels and Shady Grove Sporting Clays for partnering with us to make this happen, and for donating a guided upland bird hunt, 100 rounds on the sporting clays range, several other raffle items, and the trophies for our top scoring shooters.
Our generous stations sponsors and raffle donors are below. Please click on any of the logos to see their web site, and visit them soon!
Shady Grove Kennel
Hunting Preserve and Sporting Clays
The Inn at Poplar Springs and
The Vineyards at Poplar Springs
CTSI, Inc. (Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc.)
Haymarket and Manassas, VA
Barrel Oak Winery
The Winery at Bull Run
Old Bust Head Brewing Company
Vint Hill, VA
Broad Run, VA
and several generous members and friends
WHO WE ARE
The Virginia Hunter Education Association was officially organized in April of 2007 by a core group of volunteer hunter education instructors from across Virginia. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-
There are over 650 instructors in Virginia teaching hunter education in every county throughout the state. They are your neighbors and friends who have a strong desire to pass the hunting heritage to the next generation of hunters. They volunteer their time and knowledge to reach this goal. Each year about 14,000 students complete hunter education through both online and in-person classes. A program milestone was reached in 2007 when the number of Virginia Hunter Education Graduated students exceeded half-
Today there are many other activities that compete for our time and attention. On July 1, 2013, the VDGIF unveiled a new shorter, more interactive course that requires 6–8 classroom hours with interactive activities and hands-
The Virginia Hunter Education Association is working in unison with The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to provide hunter education to the citizens of Virginia. Our goal in forming this association is to improve our abilities as instructors through training, equipment to aid in teaching our classes, and, as time changes, to keep Virginia’s hunter education program at the forefront in the field.
Looking to the future, it is our desire to promote hunting to the next generation of hunters. We teach firearm safety, wildlife management, and ethical behavior to new hunters as they enter our ranks. Together we are continuing the hunting heritage in Virginia.
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