Raffle supports shooting sports

JASPER — The American Legion Post 147 of Jasper, in support of its Junior Shooting Sports Club, the Southern Indiana Sharpshooters, is offering raffle tickets for a Remington 870 20-gauge shotgun combo with a slug barrel.

A drawing will be held as soon as the tickets are sold or by the American Legion birthday dinner held in mid-March. 

Tickets are $10 each or three for $20 and can be purchased at the post home. Additional information can be found by calling Coach Daniel Lawson at 812-661-2440 or emailing dble754@gmail.com. Tickets can be delivered within the local area. Photos of the club can be seen on Facebook under Southern Indiana Sharpshooters. Proceeds will go towards maintaining the current equipment and expanding the program.

All proceeds will be used to support the Southern Indiana Sharpshooters. The shooting club is five years old; it comprises of both male and female shooters. It currently has 12 shooters ranging from ages 10 through 16. 

The club currently participates in Civilian Marksmanship Program Postal Matches, American Legion National Postal Matches, American Legion Department of Indiana matches, Marine Corps Reserve Officers’ Training Corps postal matches, local invitational matches and in-house matches.

The club’s range is in the basement of the post and meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, September through April. Guests may attend practices and will get a change to fire one of the rifles at the end of the session.


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