Here is the latest news and upcoming events for Victoria Bowmen:
We just got the go-ahead from Saanich Commonwealth Place and our indoor season starts this Sunday, September 27. We will be shooting from 12:30 from 3:30. Usually this would be JOP but JOP cannot be organized in time for this Sunday so the whole time slot will be open to the club.
Starting October 4th and for the rest of 2020 our schedule will be:
12:30 – 2PM JOP
2:PM – 3:30 – Victoria Bowmen member shooting.
Members must be cognizant of the VB ‘Return to Play Plan’, which was developed in cooperation with Saanich Recreation, BCAA and Via Sport BC, please have a look at the document and practice what it outlines whenever you are ‘on the range’ – In short, if you are not willing to follow these guidelines, please stay home!
We are awaiting on Saanich Recreation concerning Thursday nights
22 members braved the dark and rain for our COVID AGM, it was a successful meeting with the following members elected to the Board:
Al Wills, President
Greg Birtwistle, Vice-President
Helena Myllyniemi, Treasurer
Ellen Vander Hoek, Secretary
Larry Gagnon, Membership Director
Helena Myllyniemi, Lessons
Kendra Savich, Webmaster/Equity Director
Greg Cargill, JOP Director
Doug Linton, Board Member/Director at Large
Bruce Somers, Board Member/Director at Large
Jarrod Ball, Board Member/Director at Large
Dave Ball, Board Member/Director at Large
Lisa Lange, Board Member/Director at Large
Richard Lange, Board Member/Director at Large
Billy Sanderson, Board Member/Director at Large
Ralph Clark, Board Member/Director at Large
A life membership was conferred to Jim Birtwistle for his longstanding dedication to our Outdoor Ranges – congratulations Jim.
New Range – We are in the final stages of our negotiations for the new range, we hope to have an announcement next week.
Old Range (Burnside) – we have been extended to the end of October, there will only be 3 butts available, please remember individual safety – all archers shoot and collect arrows at the same time!
On Thursday, November 5th indoor shooting commences at Saanich Commonwealth Place; the following rules must be followed. Please note if these guidelines are not consistently met, our permit may be revoked.