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Notebook: Greensburg man named to SCI committee

A Greensburg man is one of two Pennsylvania residents named to Safari Club International committees.

Larry Rudolph will serve as vice chair of the SCI government affairs committee over the next year. In that role, he will help monitor legal issues affecting wildlife management, hunting rights and SCI members.

In the recent past, his committee has helped defeat a lawsuit brought by the Fund for Animals and other groups that challenged the right to bring legally-harvest game back to the United States.

The other Keystone state man named to a committee post is Franklin’s Michael Drenowski. He will serve as a member of the SCI convention committee, acting as a liaison between SCI and the exhibitors who attend the group’s annual convention, set for Jan, 21-24 in Reno, Nev.

MECK TO SPEAK

Charlie Meck, the noted fly fisher and author of several books on fly fishing, will speak at the Oct. 8 meeting of the Tri-County Trout Club.

The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Fischer Hall in Burrell Lake Community Park.

Meck’s presentation is titled “How to Catch More Trout.” He will have copies of his books for sale, and will autograph copies upon request.

The meeting is open to the public. Admission is free for club members, and $5 for everyone else. Call 724-444-6569.

SPORTSMEN’S DAY

Irwin Sportsmen’s Association is hosting its frist annual free “Hunting and Fishing Day” on the club grounds from noon to 5 p.m. today.

There will be a cowboy action shooting demonstration, and visitors will have the chance to try shooting trap, rifle, pistol and archery.

There will be food and drinks and door prizes, and anyone who signs up to become a member of the club receives $20 off the price of their dues.

The club is located off Sandy Hill Road in Manor. Call 724-863-2478.

GUN BASH

Burrell Rod and Gun Club will host a gun bash from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at its Blacklick clubhouse.

There will be 20 main gun tickets, and winners can choose a gun in their calibber or take cash. At 6 p.m. there will be three $500 grand prizes, though winners must be present.

For tickets, call 724-459-0385.


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