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December Newsletter 2023

DEAR MEMBERS AND SPONSORS:

The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, December 12th. Social hour will start at 6:00 p.m., with hors d`oeuvres of mountain oysters and pheasant patties starting at 6:15 pm. and supper served around 7:00 p.m.

MENU: Baked Ham, garlic mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, and dessert. This is a free meal to all members that pay their 2024 memberships by meal time or $15 per person. Bring the form at the bottom with you along with your payment.

We have a Perpetual Memorial Plaque at our clubhouse. Contact Sharon if you are interested in having your loved ones name(s) engraved on a plate; the cost is $50 for each plate. We wish to keep this memorial to only names with ties to the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club.

We are having a ‘sweatshirt raffle’ at the cost of $1 a chance. If you’re a winner, you’ll get a certificate to pick up your color choice and size at Signature Plus.

Thank you for your generous donations to the Huron Area Salvation Army Angel Tree. We were able to purchase warm clothing to let our area children know that they are loved. At the December meeting, we will again have a basket out if you want to donate to the Salvation Army Christmas Basket program.

Thank you to Ron Wallenstein for getting heat tape on our pipes under the restrooms for the upcoming cold months.

December is election month at the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club. Up for election are seven positions: A president, vice-president, secretary/treasurer, and four openings for board members. Freddie Coil, Ken Shoultz, Lyle Swanson and Jim Winegar will have their terms expire in December 2023. The chairman of our nominating committee, Lyle Swanson, is working to get candidates for each open position. If you have a nomination, contact Lyle at 605-350-9889.

A board decision was made in November to shut down the clubhouse in January and February 2024 returning on March 12th. You will not be getting a newsletter for January and February. Check out our web page: https://bcsc.club

Our annual fall hunting season is underway, so good luck in the Big Buck/Bull/Lunker Contest planned for our March 12th meeting. The contest is open to only members of the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club, with an animal harvested in South Dakota in 2022. Plaques will be awarded in the following divisions: Rifle – Whitetail, Rifle – Mule Deer, Rifle – Antelope, Rifle – Elk, Archery – Whitetail, Archery – Mule Deer, Archery – Antelope and Archery – Elk. For our Fisherman: 1) Longest Walleye caught with hook and line 2) Longest walleye by other method, examples are bow, diving, etc. 3) Longest other game fish not a walleye, examples are paddle fish, salmon, northern pike, muskellunge, etc. 4) Longest any fish by hook and line, examples are carp, buffalo, etc. 5) Longest Bass 6) Longest perch, crappie, or pan fish species. Entries for the fish contest can be a photograph of your catch measured over a ruler with a witness statement or the mount can be presented. More details will be discussed at the December meeting.

Make plans to attend the 2024 Spring Bonanza with date not set yet. Top prize will stay $1,500 and the next three prizes will be guns. Plan to have tickets printed by the March meeting. If you have donations for our silent auction, you can bring them on Tuesday, or anytime during the year as we will store them until our bonanzas.

Now collecting 2024 membership dues. Your mailing label will list the last year you have paid. The dues are $30 for a Membership and $55 for a Sponsorship. If you change your address, please notify Sharon Reno 605-352-8281 (voice) or 605-350-1899 (text).

Respectfully submitted,
Leo Pollock, 605-354-0621
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer

November Newsletter 2023

DEAR MEMBERS AND SPONSORS:

The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, November 14th. Social hour will start at 6:00 p.m., with supper served around 7 p.m.

NOVEMBER is the month we traditionally are thankful and count our many blessings! In keeping with this theme, we will serve a Thanksgiving meal for our Sportsmen’s Club members and their families with the following menu: Roasted Turkey, giblet stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, cheesy green beans, cranberry sauce, relishes, rolls and dessert for $10 per adult (children under 18 eat free). Please pay as you enter the clubhouse and get your adult meal ticket.

We are having a ‘sweatshirt raffle’ at the cost of $1 a chance. If you’re a winner, you’ll get a certificate to pick up your color choice and size at Signature Plus.

We will be taking donations for the Huron Area Salvation Army Angel Tree to help local children at Christmas time.

Thank you to everyone that made the Fall Bonanza a success. The winners were 1st Prize of $1,500: Rex Mandel & Bob Schutt split; 2nd Prize: Shannon Shoulz- Bergara HMR 6.5 creedmoor; 3rd Prize: Eldon Dahl-CZ semi auto 12 gauge shotgun; 4th Prize: Keith Arneson/Harold King-Springfield Armory 2020 waypoint 22 lr; Pay What U Pull Gun Raffle ticket #2 – Rick Hein; Dave’s hand-made knife – Roger Purintun; 50/50 winner of $400 -Kenny Kempf and black jack winners were Bryce Williams (gun), Jon Schied ($100), and Kristie Shoultz ($50); Duck Pond – Sutton Tschetter ($100) Marshall Nemken ($50), Marshall Nemken ($25) and Brooke Tschetter ($25). Ruger 6.5 with scope winner was Dick Decker and knife winner was Monte Patridge.

Also thank you to the following for their donations: Archer White, Barton Heating and Cooling, Ben Meyer, Brian/Amy Reno, Chuck Hoffman, Dakota Tschetter, Dale/Nancy Berens, Dave/Darla Eichstadt, Dave Wight, Dell’s Taxidermy, Dick Derker, EJ Johnson, Ellwein Brothers Inc., Fair City Foods, Freddie/Marsha Coil, Huron Custom Meats, Iverson Auto, Jensen Feed, Jon Schied, Leo/Beth Pollock, Lyle/Janet Swanson, Manolis Grocery, Monte Patridge, Nancy Shoultz, NAPA Central, Olympic Motors, Ray Polfus Red Hog, Red Arrow Bar, Ricky Passenheim, Ron Wallenstein, Sally Boomsma, Scoreboard, SD National Guard, Sportsmen’s Bar, Tara Eggleston 31, Terry/Marsha Bawdon, Tom/Marilyn Paye, Wilber Ellis, and WW Tire. Make plans to attend the Spring Bonanza in April 2024.

Check out our updated web page: https://bcsc.club

We have a Perpetual Memorial Plaque at our clubhouse. Contact Sharon if you are interested in having your loved ones name(s) engraved on a plate; the cost is $50 for each plate. We wish to keep this memorial to only names with ties to the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club.

December 12th election will include president, vice-president, secretary/treasurer and 4 board members. Contact Lyle Swanson 352-9889, our chairman, if you have nominations for open positions. This is also the night for a free meal if you have paid your 2024 club dues.

Thank you to Ron Wallenstein and Ray Polfus for handling the Pheasants Forever Banquet.

Collecting 2024 membership dues. Your mailing label will list the last year you have paid. The dues are $30 for a Membership and $55 for a Sponsorship. If you change your address, please notify Sharon Reno 605-350-1899.

Respectfully submitted,
Leo Pollock, 605-354-0621
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer

September Newsletter 2023

DEAR MEMBERS AND SPONSORS:

The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, September 12th. Social hour will start at 6:00 p.m., with hors d`oeuvres starting at 6:15 pm. and supper served around 7:00 p.m.

MENU: Choice of grilled Rib Eye, boneless pork chop, or boneless chicken breast. Please pay as you enter the clubhouse so we can get a count for the grill and get your meal ticket. Deposit half your numbered meal ticket in the basket at the grill and a drawing will be held for a chance at a free meal.

Check out our updated web page: https://bcsc.club

We have a Perpetual Memorial Plaque at our clubhouse. Contact Sharon if you are interested in having your loved ones name(s) engraved on a plate; the cost is $50 for each plate. We wish to keep this memorial to only names with ties to the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club.

We are having a ‘sweatshirt raffle’ at the cost of $1 a chance. If you’re a winner, you’ll get a certificate to pick up your color choice and size at Signature Plus.

We will also have a gun raffle board at the cost of $5 a chance.

Dave Eichstadt has resigned as BCSC President so per our by-laws Vice-President Leo Pollock will be filling in until our election in December. Leo does not wish to remain President in 2024 so be thinking about a replacement prior to our December 12th annual election. Up for election will also be a vice-president, secretary/treasurer, and four board members.

Upcoming Events:

September 21st Ducks Unlimited Banquet, Jon Schied 605-461-8328

October 20th Pheasants Forever Banquet, Alex Solem 605-218-0594

October 28th Fall Bonanza with the following changes:

  • 1st Prize now $1,500 up from $1,000
  • 2nd prize Bergara HMR 6.5 creedmoor
  • 3rd Prize CZ semi auto 12 gauge shotgun
  • 4th prize Springfield Armory 2020 waypoint 22 lr
  • Ticket prices are now $20 each and only selling 500 tickets.
  • Will still have $25 Drawings throughout the evening, along with blackjack, pick a duck, basketball shoot for children, heads or tails, pay what you pull game, and hat raffle. If you have donations for our silent auction, you can bring them on Tuesday, or anytime during the year as we will store them until our bonanza.

Thank you to Ron Wallenstein for mowing the club grounds.

Collecting 2023 membership dues. Your mailing label will list the last year you have paid. The dues are $30 for a Membership and $55 for a Sponsorship. If you change your address, please notify Sharon Reno 605-350-1899.

Respectfully submitted,
Leo Pollock, 605-354-0621
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer

August Newsletter 2023

DEAR MEMBERS AND SPONSORS:

The next regular meeting of the BEADLE COUNTY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB will be held on Tuesday, August 8th. Social hour will start at 6:00 p.m., with hors d`oeuvres starting at 6:15 pm. and supper served around 7:00 p.m.

MENU: Choice of grilled Rib Eye, boneless pork chop, or boneless chicken breast. Please pay as you enter the clubhouse so we can get a count for the grill and get your meal ticket. Deposit half your numbered meal ticket in the basket at the grill and a drawing will be held for a chance at a free meal.

Check out our updated web page: https://bcsc.club

We now have a Perpetual Memorial Plaque at our clubhouse. Contact Sharon if you are interested in having your loved ones name(s) engraved on a plate; the cost is $50 for each plate. We wish to keep this memorial to only names with ties to the Beadle County Sportsmen’s Club.

We will have Bartering Tables set up for any sports equipment you would like to sell, trade or swap. Please bring your quality items, or “shop” for the other items that will be available. There is no cost for this service and is available to anyone.

We are having a ‘sweatshirt raffle’ at the cost of $1 a chance. If you’re a winner, you’ll get a certificate to pick up your color choice and size at Signature Plus.

We will also have a gun raffle board at the cost of $5 a chance.

Upcoming Events:

August 17, 18, 19 HUNT SAFE classes

Register online @ https://gfp.sd.gov/hunter-education/

September 21st Ducks Unlimited Banquet, Jon Schied 605-461-8328

October 20th Pheasants Forever Banquet, Alex Solem 605-218-0594

October 28th Fall Bonanza

Thank you to Ron Wallenstein for mowing the club grounds.

Collecting 2023 membership dues. Your mailing label will list the last year you have paid. The dues are $30 for a Membership and $55 for a Sponsorship. If you change your address, please notify Sharon Reno 605-352-8281 (voice) or 605-350-1899 (text).

Respectfully submitted,
Dave Eichstadt, President 605-354-2744
Sharon Reno, Secretary/Treasurer