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The 2nd New York State Assembly's Annual Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day

The 2nd New York State Assembly's Annual Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day was held on January 25, 2011 at the New York State Legislative Building in Albany, NY. Chuck Cunningham, Director of Political Affairs for the National Rifle Association (NRA), was the keynote speaker.

Bill Schwerd, NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator, was among the key group of the speakers to address the crowd of approximately 2000 that gathered for this year's bi-partisan sponsored event.  Other speakers included Tom King, President, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association (NYSRPA), Stephen Alstadt, President, Shooters Committee On Political Education (SCOPE) and James Rabbia, Plant Manager for Remington Arms.

NYS 4-H Shooting Sports hosted an educational booth featuring the 4-H Laser Shot exhibit throughout the day.  NYS 4-H Shooting Sports representatives in attendance included Instructors Ron Surdyka, Russ Lehr, Jack Mazur and Tony Eastwood as well as Teen Ambassadors Kelsey Reppert and Rachael Trojan. 

Slideshow of photos from this important event!


NYS 4-H Shooting Sports at the 2011 SHOT Show

Click here to view photos from the 2011 SHOT Show!

New York State 4-H Shooting Sports was represented at the 2011 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV, by NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator Bill Schwerd, Assistant State Coordinator John Bowe, Education Specialist Kenyon Simpson, 4-H Staff Educators Mary Fairley and Martina Yngente, 4-H Shooting Sports Teen Ambassadors Katie McIntyre and Rachael Trojan and 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Dan McIntyre.

Click here to read Teen Ambassador Katie McIntyre's report on the 2011 SHOT Show.

Katie McIntyre and Rachael Trojan and Ron Colburn
Teen Ambassador Katie McIntyre, Savage Arms CEO Ron Coburn and Teen Ambassador Rachael Trojan at the 2011 SHOT Show
Katie McIntyre
Teen Ambassador Katie McIntyre at
the ATI display booth


Honoring One Of Our Own

Kenyon Simpson

Kenyon Simpson, an unsung hero was one of twenty-five men and women recognized by OUTDOOR LIFE Magazine “
who have had a significant positive impact on hunting and fishing.”

Kenyon is recognized for instructing youth for over 30 years with New York State’s 4-H Shooting Sports program.

Download the pdf page on Kenyon Simpson


Kenyon Simpson Wins The 2011 Crosman Friend Of Youth Shooting Award!

Kenyon Simpson was recently awarded the 2011 Crosman Friend of Youth Shooting Award at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

 Click here to read full story in The Outdoor Wire Newsletter from Tuesday, January 18, 2011.


2011 Winter 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop - Shotgun Discipline in the field!

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