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Offline A-lister

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Alice shoot is on again!
« on: July 23, 2019, 10:55:07 PM »
As some of you know 8 months ago we lost our range here in Alice. Well after 3 City council meetings and 4 County Commissioners court meetings :wb: promoting Appleseed we are once again allowed back on our range. :F It has been a hard fight but so worth it. Last election a couple of non believers were elected and tried to run us off, not just Appleseed but all shooters. It took 8 months of struggling with elected officials and city and county politicians to convince them to let us all back in. I am so excited!  ^:)^ So you will see the fall shoots posted soon. I encourage everyone to stay active in your local Govt. Once we lose our rights its extremely hard to get them back.
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Re: Alice shoot is on again!
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019, 03:13:12 PM »
Buku Thanks!!

I appreciate that you've taken all the time to deal with those 'folks' and kept Appleseed alive there in Alice. You have more patience than I do. I tend to have a short fuse dealing with those types.

I need to get involved again here in Lampasas. I told a bunch of people where to go (where the sun doesn't shine) the last time I attended a meeting. Oddly enough I saw the head honcho recently and he asked why I hadn't been out to any meetings the last 2 years. Said he'd really like to see me attend again.

It's funny because I'd raise hell and everybody else was quite as a church mouse. Then after the meetings everybody would come up to me and say 'thanks for saying what we all felt.' Used to get me a bit pissed that they wouldn't stand with me during the meetings.

Anyhow - ought to give it another shot. Your example is my motivation.




 
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Re: Alice shoot is on again!
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019, 03:57:56 PM »
A-lister is a very motivating kinda guy!
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Re: Alice shoot is on again!
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019, 06:14:17 PM »
I am so glad to hear it! Persistence pays off. Luckily the heat of summer soaked up a lot of that absentee time. You have me as a sign up.
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Re: Alice shoot is on again!
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019, 06:28:05 PM »
As some of you know 8 months ago we lost our range here in Alice. Well after 3 City council meetings and 4 County Commissioners court meetings :wb: promoting Appleseed we are once again allowed back on our range. :F It has been a hard fight but so worth it. Last election a couple of non believers were elected and tried to run us off, not just Appleseed but all shooters. It took 8 months of struggling with elected officials and city and county politicians to convince them to let us all back in. I am so excited!  ^:)^ So you will see the fall shoots posted soon. I encourage everyone to stay active in your local Govt. Once we lose our rights its extremely hard to get them back.


Thanks to all who were involved for standing up for our rights!!! ~~:)   :snipersmi   :F
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