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Events in the next 30 days...
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12/11/19
Annual Dinner Committee Meeting


Annual Dinner Committee Meeting
At The Buzz
8:30 am

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12/12/19
Making Memories at the Manger

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12/14/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class Renewal

According to the Illinois State Police, Concealed Carry Permit holders who took their original Concealed Carry class in 2013 or 2014, are now eligible to take their Concealed Carry 3-Hour Renewal Class. Graduates, however, should not submit their renewal application with renewal certificate until they receive their notice of original permit expiration from the Illinois State Police, usually within 90 days of expiration.

This is the 3-hour Concealed Carry Renewal Class for current Illinois Concealed Carry permit holders.  Per Illinois Concealed Carry Act Mandate, the class will consist of reviewing all laws associated with Illinois Concealed Carry followed up with a live fire range qualification.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the renewal mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses


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12/14/19
 -12/15/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class

This course will provide an understanding for the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense. The participants will develop skills and attitudes essential for the safe and effective use of a handgun for the protection of self and family. Further, coverage will be provided on mental awareness, how to avoid victimization, and mindset development for use of a firearm when faced with a life threatening encounter. This course will review basic gun safety rules for guns in the home, travel and concealed carry. Also covered will be the responsibility of firearm ownership laws, how to legally travel with a firearm and the justified use of lethal force. Students will be required to participate in classroom and firearms range activities and demonstrate basic live-fire handgun proficiency. 

An Illinois Firearms Owners ID card is recommended, but not required.  This course assumes participant already has a basic understanding of firearms, firearm’s safety and possesses basic firearm’s use skill sets.  However, even very novice shooters are more than welcome and even encouraged to attend. (No Firearms or ammunition allowed in the classroom)

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12/14/19
Santa Clause is Coming to town

Santa will be coming by horse and wagon to Thompsonville, Saturday December 14th, from 9am - noon in the log cabin!! Santa will give away treats to all the kids!! Bring your camera’s and take pictures!! Then walk across the street to Big O Farm and Garden for breakfast snacks, and lunch all on us!! We hope to see you here!! 618-627-2121

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12/19/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class Renewal

According to the Illinois State Police, Concealed Carry Permit holders who took their original Concealed Carry class in 2013 or 2014, are now eligible to take their Concealed Carry 3-Hour Renewal Class. Graduates, however, should not submit their renewal application with renewal certificate until they receive their notice of original permit expiration from the Illinois State Police, usually within 90 days of expiration.

This is the 3-hour Concealed Carry Renewal Class for current Illinois Concealed Carry permit holders.  Per Illinois Concealed Carry Act Mandate, the class will consist of reviewing all laws associated with Illinois Concealed Carry followed up with a live fire range qualification.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the renewal mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses


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12/19/19
Board Meeting

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12/21/19
Spirit of Christmas Light Parade

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