NACC Newsletter – December 2021

NACC’s next meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 8 , at 7 pm in the club house.   


Last  month  our club opened  nominations for the 2022 Election of officers and trustees. Nominations were accepted  in November and are still being accepted at this December meeting.  Nominations will then be closed and the election held.  If you or if you know of anyone interested in serving the organization in this capacity, please come forward.  We are always looking to better the organization for our members. Nominations submitted at November meeting were:  President – Chuck Schmeltzer, Vice-President – Casey Gilmore, Treasurer – Richard Kuebel, Secretary – Dale Back, Trustee 3 yr term – Jeff “Gutz” Callahan.      The other two trustee positions are not up for election this year. as well as the past president position is determined by the election.

NACC GUN SAFE RAFFLE.  The drawing will be held at our this December 8th meeting at the club house.  Tickets sold and money should be turned into Richard Kuebel, Treasurer or bring to the meeting.

As you see family and friends over the holidays, see if you can sign up a camper!  NACC is looking for 10 or more children in the 5th or 6th  grade who would be interested in attending the Indiana Conservation Officer  Organization – ICOO  Karl Kelly Youth Conservation Camp, which will be held this coming summer in June (usually the third week) for 7 days.  NACC will select children who sign up by February 1, 2022.  The cost of the camp is paid for by NACC.  If your child, nephew, niece or grandchildren like outdoor adventure, this camp is a must for them.  It is a full week of fun that they will enjoy and remember for a long time.  Contact Rob Seig  for more info.    812-209-9099 .   You can check out their website,  where you can view past information at this time and after the first of year, the new information will be available,  as in the past.   Remember  all registration must go through the NACC for us to pay.  Providing  the child’s name, a contact person and phone number and e-mail address are essential to enter and complete our camp forms.  You can also, e-mail NACC secretary, Dale Back at  for updates.

2022 MEMBERSHIP DUES are now being collected.   New members are welcome.   If you already paid your dues, thank you for your being apart of our organization.  NACC dues annually are $12.00  and you can pick up  an affiliate Indiana Wildlife Federation for the discounted  fee of $20.00 (optional)   mail to:  New Alsace Conservation Club, PO Box 302, Sunman, IN  47041  NOTE:  SOME MEMBERS HAVE PAID MULTIPLY YEARS IN ADVANCE. IF YOU’RE ONE OF THEM, DISREGARD THIS NOTICE:  IF YOU’RE NOT  SURE, CHECK THE  FRONT OF THE ENVELOPE THIS LETTER CAME IN .  ABOVE YOU NAME IS A DATE – THIS IS HOW LONG YOUR DUES ARE PAID THROUGH.

Last meeting our members discussed the Superbowl Wild game pitch in dinner party.  We didn’t hold it last year because of Covid, but are considering it this year and would like to have it at our club house.  Nothing has been finalized as of yet, but we would like your thoughts on the matter.  You can call Dale 812-623-2431 or email him at  to express your opinion.  Let us know!

The club would like to thank Rita Seig, who now works at Franklin Co. Soil and Water, for volunteering to pick up our tree seedling order next spring.  That is a huge savings of $20.00 UPS shipping charge on each bundle purchased..  We will refund the shipping charges when our refund is received from the state.


Yours in Conservation,

Chuck Schmeltzer,  President              Phone:  812-623-4103    

For more  info about NACC – contact Dale Back , Secretary at (812)623-2431 or E-mail: or go to and submit your questions through the comment section.  NACC is a 501 c 4 not for profit organization incorporated in the  state of Indiana .                                                                                                        db