October 2020 Meeting Minutes

Kern River Valley Gun Association

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, October 22, 2020


Meeting called to order at 6:05 PM at the Kern River Valley gun range classroom and began with the flag salute.



  • New Members and first-time attendees – None        Eleven members present.


Past Meeting Minutes: Kee Johnson read the meeting minutes for August 27, 2020.  Approved


President’s Report: Jeff Evans

  • Public opening – Still on hold.
  • Began issuing 2021 Memberships
  • 2021 Whiskey Flat Days
    • Raffle Item…Gun Safe?  We will not have the safe on site.  Winner will take care of delivery to where they want it to go.
    • Booth Support
    • Parade Participation


Treasurer’s Report: Bob Johnson gave the treasurer’s report.  Club has $28,874.00 as of 10-22-20.

Income:  $1,508.19.   Expenses:  $1,430.36

Membership for 2020 ended with 531 members and 99 life members.


Chief Range Safety Officer Report: Mark Miller – absent.  Nothing new to report due to range closure to the public due to Covid.  Range was also closed to everyone due to closure of the forest due to fires.


Competition Director: Dennis Veale

  • 26 – Moving Target Handgun Shoot Postponed to Oct 17th (12 shooters)
    • 1st Place – Jason Meadors
    • 2nd Place – Louie Garcia
    • 3rd Place – Kevin Hinkle, 4th place – Mark Miller and 5th place – Dennis Veale
  • 24 – Long Range Rifle Shoot is scheduled
  • 7 Events have been held so far this year.


Committee Reports:

  • Shotgun Group – Joe Price – absent
    • Upcoming Events
      • Mount Mesa Men’s Club Trap Shoot???? Probably won’t be having one this year.
      • Brad Alexander from the Pizza Barn wants to have a shoot. No date set at this time.


  • Cowboy Action Group – Bob Johnson
    • 10th results
      • 1ST Place – Double Dog Darren
      • 2nd Place – Kern Vealeon
      • 3rd Place – Kee West
    • Upcoming Events
      • Saturday November 14th – Cowboy Action


  • Range Maintenance – Tim Scrogham – absent.
    • Weekly:
      • Dump Trash
      • Replace cardboard on target frames
      • Pick up brass
    • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays – Paint steel targets
    • 2nd Tuesday of each month – Rake Trap Range
    • 4th Tuesday of each month – Berm Weed Abatement


Old Business:

  • New member orientation video. Joe Margiotta said he can do it but, needs actors.
  • Discussion about updating camera system.
  • Discussion regarding adding fines to the bi-laws for range violations prior to withdrawing membership.
  • 750 Club. If someone can hit the target, three consecutive times, at the 750-yard line, their name will be displayed on a plaque at the range. RSO verified (Sunday).
  • Estimate for new door for the cowboy container is $450 – $500.


New Business:

  • Rich McDonald wants to put on a turkey shoot Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:00
  • $5.00 per entry. .22 ammo and guns will be provided.


Nominate Next Year’s Board Members – Nomination made by Dennis Veale and 2nd by Terry Thompson to keep the present board members for 2021.  No other nominations made.

  • President – Jeff Evans
  • Vice President – Rich McDonald
  • Secretary – Kee Johnson
  • Treasurer – Bob Johnson
  • Chief Range Safety Officer – Mark Miller


Next Meeting:

Thursday, November 19, 2020  (THIRD THURSDAY)

6:00 PM

Kern River Valley Gun Association Range

6000 Cyrus Road

Kernville, CA 93238


Meeting adjourned at 6:25 PM


Kee Johnson