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IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« on: June 12, 2018, 10:18:29 PM »
No new shoots posted. Grumpy 1 is moving on getting ready for retirement. No one, of all the Red Hats is stepping up to fill his shoes as Shoot Boss.
Last shoot at Sara Spar had 33 shooters... There is interest in the program...

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2018, 10:27:08 PM »
I was pulled off fighting the anti-second amendment groups here in downstate new york.  I've been busy fighting them in the legislative chambers.  I could start coming to the shoots again to help out.  I'm an orange hat though.  Let me know how we're doing on red hat and orange hat numbers. 

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 11:37:53 AM »
I would recommend getting in contact with your State Coordinator. 
Past that, I would have your PCs ready to go and go to as many shoots as you can.  Promote levels.  Build your team. 

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 02:46:06 PM »
 Difficult question to answer, especially when there are many unknowns at this time.

 I know in the past that the IT corps has had set backs in getting and keeping ranges in NY. Some commercial ranges had changed their hours of operation and made it tough to run a decent event in the time allotted, even for 2 days. Another instance was a change to the layout of the berms at one range, making it an unsafe condition.

 The number of shooters that sign on show there is a need for Appleseed in New York, no doubt about it. Getting host ranges to commit and keep it available isn't as easy as you may think. State, county and sometimes local laws make it untenable.

 In Ct we lost one range, for this year, when it was discovered the backstop needed to be rebuilt. A few weeks later a tornado tore thru that area and did a number on the property, in general.  We've had others when when asked to host a shoot they opted out with busy schedules, already filled calendars, etc. It isn't easy to keep things running as would seem 'as usual'.

 I hope events can be posted this year for NY, as the northeast and the country at large needs them. Traveling to other states with various laws, travel and overnight accommodations make it hard on those who need and want to get active in AS.
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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2018, 08:26:03 PM »
If lack of a venue is the problem I may be able to help....

 I recently attended my first ever Appleseed event, in fact I met SgtMarine in Proctor Vt. I loved the program and want to see if we can get it going locally.

I belong to a club that I might be able to offer up to host a match in northern Dutchess County. I will pitch it to the membership and see what happens.

Can you tell me what is expected of a club that hosts a match?

To my knowledge we have no Appleseed instructors in our club...that may change with time, but for now we will need some outside help.

Thanks!



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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2018, 12:15:09 PM »
Hey, how did you make out at Proctor? Sorry I had to leave at noon on Sunday. Fathers day and all...
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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2018, 12:25:08 PM »
Not bad, no patch this time but I learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience.  I'm looking forward to the next one.

Do you think we have any instructors locally that would help out if I can get my club to agree to host?

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2018, 12:54:04 PM »
Do my best to find out. Will send you a PM
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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2018, 02:14:55 PM »

Can you tell me what is expected of a club that hosts a match?

Thanks!

The first step is to get the club to agree. Next step is to fill out a 'Host Application' which shows the club is serious about hosting an event and gets the ball rolling.

You can PM me if you get to that stage and we'll get things going.

We expect the club to help get the word out to range members and to support us as needed. The instructors pretty much take care of everything at the events.
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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2018, 02:39:04 PM »
Not bad, no patch this time but I learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience.  I'm looking forward to the next one.

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2018, 06:35:18 PM »
Not bad, no patch this time but I learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience.  I'm looking forward to the next one.

Do you think we have any instructors locally that would help out if I can get my club to agree to host?

Which club are you considering?
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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2018, 08:17:22 PM »
Not bad, no patch this time but I learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience.  I'm looking forward to the next one.

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Re: IS PROJECT APPLESEED DEAD IN NEW YORK?
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2018, 08:24:06 PM »
Not bad, no patch this time but I learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience.  I'm looking forward to the next one.

Do you think we have any instructors locally that would help out if I can get my club to agree to host?

Which club are you considering?

I PMed you Grumpy.