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Carmi Rifle Club to Host NRA Women On Target Shooting Clinic

CARMI – The Carmi Rifle Club, a not-for-profit organization in Carmi, will be hosting its annual NRA Women On Target instructional shooting clinic on Saturday, May 7th.

The day will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed with firearm safety orientation and instructional sessions for shotgun and .22 caliber handgun in the morning. Attendees will have the added opportunity to shoot rifles and centerfire handguns in the afternoon.

The purpose of the clinic is to provide training in the safe handling of firearms in a safe, relaxing, non-competitive, and fun-filled environment. The clinic will conclude at approximately 3 p.m. Firearms, ammunition, targets and lunch will be provided by the club. The event is made possible in part by the Friends of the NRA Foundation.

The event will be supervised by NRA certified instructors and range safety officers as well as experienced club members. The club is located north of Carmi at 1576 County Road 1250 E, just off Illinois 1.

Registration for the clinic costs $30 per participant. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Valinda Rowe at 618-963-2788 or send an email to Attendance is limited to the first 25 applicants.