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NWTF donates funds to 4-H shooting sports program

| June 20, 2014

DSC_0134COSHOCTON – Members of the Muskingum Valley Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) donated $500 to the Coshocton County 4-H shooting sports program on Friday, June 20.

Representing the program were Amanda Lautenschleger and Vearl Specht. The two are shotgun instructors with the program and said about the donation, “It will help buy shells and the supplies we need for the program. This is a very generous donation from the NWTF and we are mighty grateful for the contribution.”

Pictured left to right are: Dwaine Scheetz, Tom Raber, Lautenschleger, Specht and Bob Buxton.

The money came from a grant from the NWTF Super Fund that was applied for by the local NWTF chapter.

Next up on the agenda for the NWTF is the annual JAKES Day, to be held at the Coshocton County Sportsman Club on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can pre-register by Thursday, July 10 and the event is free to all youth ages 5 to 17. Lunch is provided and the event offers supervised instruction on safe handling of archery, air rifle, .22 caliber rifle and shotguns. There is an opportunity to shoot at still targets. There is a turkey call making seminar, a turkey calling contest, an ATV safety seminar and demonstrations by the Sheriff’s office K-9 unit and S.R.T. demonstrations. All participants receive a tee-shirt if pre-registered by July 10.

For information, contact Scheetz at 622-9063 (day) and 622-8497 (evening), or email [email protected].

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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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