March 2018 Newsletter


Officer Reports

President’s Report (Wayne Sluhan)

Sold 900 tickets on the Genesis Bow Package

Cleared about $730 due to 6 for $5. Ordered 100 more tickets

Still needing several membership renewals paid up for 2018

Proposed adding master bowhunter requirements to the SCA website

Vice-President’s Report (Mike Gapsch)

New phone system still experiencing issues. Get with Mike for direction on how to resolve

Motion to buy more credits/minutes to continue using the system

Secretary Report (Malcolm Grundy)

Share your pics & stories in the woods on our club Facebook site: South County Archers St. Louis. If you are not already on there go to the site and send me a request to join. Also, please invite other to like and join our site as well. Secondly, you can also email your harvest photos to so we can upload to a gallery site that we are putting together. Be on the lookout for updates to our website and social media pages. Lastly, if you know someone who you feel would be a good fit for our club please invite them to attend our functions and help sponsor them to become active members. Also, if anyone would like to purchase SCA apparel we have hats, polo shirts & T-shirts available for purchase. See Jon for details & to check available sizes.

Treasurer’s Report (Henry Drane)

Henry did a quick synopsis of our financials and mailed copies to board members. No foreseeable expenses and revenue should increase with upcoming events and fun shoots. Lastly, thanks to our solid members & our sponsorships our club remains financially strong.

Range Captain’s Report (Tom Munroe)

Swamp flooded and work rescheduled due to weather. Need tools to take apart butts and potentially ATV’s to access areas due to flooding.

Master Bowhunter Recorder (Ken Winkelman)

All eligible harvests have been reported and announced at the banquet. Please remember to send Ken your harvests for recording and points for the Master Bowhunter award. Submit all animals taken with a bow including birds, small game. Side note, Hummingbirds will score exceptionally well. Also you can send your harvest photos to this email address:

Park Representative Report (Tom Rizzo)

Rizzo working with Parks Dept to arrange for dumpster access and cleanly remove garbarge

Membership Secretary Report (Jon Adams)

A few new members will be voted in at the February meeting

Tournament Secretary Report (Shane Walz)

March Madness Tourney on March 10th

New Business/Old Business

Mike Manion suggest more archery related info and less info about guns. Google search SCA to find a picture of the raffle for the AR15. Potentially negative image for the club

Kevin Butts wife leads a girl scout troop and asked SCA to lead a coaching session for the girls at JB on March 31st. Rizzo to check with parks dept on access. Parental supervision is necessary

Social events are necessary to stay in good standing with MDC and promote the club

Fred Gerber announced Friday fish fry’s at the quail club from 5-8pm. Coldest beer in the area. Also have an easter egg hunt TBD. Would get us a schedule of their 3-D shoots for the season.

Zach King wants to look into updating and selling more merchandise at events to promote the club and increase revenue.

Rizzo –importation of deer has reached the MO supreme court. More details to follow

Henry reminded everyone of the May benefit for Ronnie Snyder. Motion to buy a table at the event accepted by the majority

Motion made to adjourn.


No Corrections at February Meeting.

2018 South County Archers Current officers:

President Wayne Sluhan

Vice President Mike Gapsch

Secretary Malcolm Grundy

Range Captain Tom Munroe

Range Co-Captain Jim Keener

Tournament Secretary Shane Walz

Treasurer Henry Drane

Membership Secretary Jon Adams

Parks Representative Tom Rizzo

Master Bowhunter Recorder Ken Winkelman

SCA Calendar of Events 2018

January 23, 2018 Indoor Archery League begins at The Bow Shop-10 weeks

February 8-11, 2018 Boat & Sport show event @ Americas Center

February 17, 2018 Work Day on Range (meet 6:00am-?? Meet at the Pavilion

March 3, 2018 Back-up Work Day. (Same as above)

March 10, 2018 March Madness 3D Archery Tournament (6:00am-6:00p)

March 25, 2018 Awards Banquet-($25/person @ Genesis on Telegraph)

April 4,-October 3, 2018 Fun Shoots at JB (every Wednesday starts around 4pm)

June 9, 2018 Kids Shoot (9-10:30a beginner-11-12:30p intermediate)

June 16, 2018 Mid- Summer Classic 3D Tournament (6:00am-6:00p)

July 14, 2018 Kids Shoot (9-10:30a beginner-11-12:30p intermediate)

August (TBD) Charlie Sharp Coon Shoot (Members Only Shoot)

August 11, 2018 Kids Shoot (9-10:30a beginner-11-12:30p intermediate)

August 18, 2018 Annual Deer Classic at JB (6:00am-6:00p)

August (TBD) John Woods Memorial 3D Tournament (Members Only)

October 11-14, 2018 SCA Club Hunting Trip (Mark Twain Lake) $$$/person

Meeting held the 1st Thursday of every month at Oakville Elks Lodge- 2726 Elks Lane-St. Louis, Mo 63129 7:30pm Start time.

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Wayne Sluhan, Henry Drane, Ken Winkelman, Greg Winkelman, Shane Walz, Mary Armbruster, Jon Adams, Jim Keener, Mike Cimo, Mike Gapsch, Tom Munroe, Tom Rizzo, Bob Urbanek, Zach King, Mike Manion, Frank Krecij, Brian Winkelman, Malcolm Grundy, Richard Kurtzborn, Ricky Bowen, Greg Rodermund, Wayne Vetter, Christine Sudduth, Albert Sanders, Marshall Sidwell, Jim Rueschoff, Mary Taylor, Tony Taylor

If I misspelled anyone’s name, please forgive me and feel free to send me the correct spelling.

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