We foster the encouragement of recreational shooting by responsible persons, with the intent of fostering a better knowledge of firearms, their safe handling and care, as well as improved marksmanship  

February 2018
Tue, Apr 17, 2018 8:34 pm

Promoting Shooting Sports and Conservation in North Iowa Since 1968

River City Rifle & Pistol Club

Chris Charbonneaux – Editor – email: charbdog@gmail.com January 2018 Newsletter


Next meeting – February 1, 2017 – 7:00 pm – Lime Creek Nature Center

Latest News:

If you would like to submit anything for the newsletter please submit it by Friday night before the membership meeting to be included in that month’s newsletter. I would also like to thank Ric and Pat Colby for taking the time to print, assemble and mail out the newsletters to the members without email address.

Steve Hays was elected to serve out the rest of the 2018 as president of RCRPC at the January meeting. Andy Hill resigned due to being elected to Iowa Farm Bureau Federation's Board of Directors. Thank you Andy for your service to the club!

John Marino was elected to a 2 year term as Range Officer at the January meeting.

Thank you Alf Larson, Layton Zbornik and Trish Rasmusson for your service on the board.

Just a reminder members do not have access to the range after the Jan. meeting until you have filled out a hold harmless, paid you dues and have sat through the SOP update. The gate code is changed after the first meeting in Jan. Members have until the March gun show to renew your membership.

2018 SOP updates after the following membership meetings (must be done by March 4, 2018)

February 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

Other SOP update opportunities

Saturday February 10th at 10am at the Clubhouse Tuesday February 13th at 6:30pm at the Clubhouse

March 3-4, 2018 (at the Spring Gun Show) 1pm both days

Future Gun Show Dates:

March 3-4, 2018

November 17-18, 2018

Gun Show Updates:

Volunteers are still needed for all areas for March gun show. This is a very easy way to fill your service hours. Please contact Phil McCormick if you are able to volunteer. 641-529-1605

Executive Officer Report- Rod Haag

I will be holding a sponsor class on Sat Feb 3rd at the range 12:00 noon and 1 on Tue Feb 6th 7 pm. I am looking to get more people willing to be sponsor this year and it is an easy way to get your club service hours in. We are also looking for someone to hold the Varmint bench rest match this year, if you are interested Contact Ric Colby.

Vendor Shoot is set for Sept 8, 2018 50th Anniversary Celebration

RCRPC is looking for volunteers to coordinate a celebration event this summer. We are also looking for contact information of past presidents, board members and charter members so they can be invited to the celebration. Please considering volunteering to make this a successful event. If you are interested please contact any of the board members.

Range Gate Info (this will be in every newsletter):

If you experience issues with the electronic gate, please contact Russ Stahl at 641-430-0289. If there ever is a padlock on the gate, the combination will be the same as the electronic gate code.

Club Contact information:


River City Rifle & Pistol Club Elected Officials Through 2018



Steve Hays



Vice President

Chris Charbonneaux



Executive Officer

Rodney Haag




Janet Solberg




Todd Cash



Range Officer

John Marino




Ric Colby




Brad Emerson




Garry Niver




Russ Stahl




Membership Chair


Bob Busche




Newsletter Editor

Chris (Charby) Charbonneaux


Club Rifle Director

Rick Hunt


Gun Show Director

Phil McCormick


Gate Issues

Russ Stahl



Wireless Internet at the Range: Network: RCRPC Password: 1968club


Next meeting – March 1, 2017 – 7:00 pm – Lime Creek Nature Center

October-April meetings will be at the Lime Creek Nature Center on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm